The Environmental Health Institute of Canada (EHI-Canada) is an incorporated charitable foundation with a vision for enhancing and coordinating efforts to learn about, prevent and manage environment-associated illnesses. EHI-Canada was founded by healthcare professionals who recognized that protecting Canadians from environmental hazards requires a collaborative effort with many key players. In partnership with such key players, EHI-Canada intends to implement programs and projects to make persistent progress towards addressing multiple research, educational, and front-line clinical and community environmental health needs.