Data held by CANUE has been provided to over 250 unique research projects and over 275 investigators and students. These projects have examined the impacts of a vast array of urban environmental exposures on different chronic and acute health outcomes throughout the lifecourse. The table below provides an overview of peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and student theses making use of CANUE data.


Yang, M., et al.2023Impact of Neighborhood Deprivation on Aging Sexual Minority People's Depression: Results from the CANUE and CLSA dataArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Article
Michaux, M., et al. 2023Spatial cluster mapping and environmental modeling in pediatric inflammatory bowel diseaseBaishideng Publishing GroupDOI: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i23.3688Journal Article
Joshi, D., et al. 2023Association of Neighborhood Deprivation and Depressive Symptoms With Epigenetic Age Acceleration: Evidence From the Canadian Longitudinal Study on AgingThe Journals of Gerontology: Series A Article
Koohsari, M.J., et al.2023The contributions of neighbourhood design in promoting metabolic healthHumanities and Social Sciences Communications Article
Marrone, E., et al. 2023Original quantitative research - Association between annual exposure to air pollution and systolic blood pressure among adolescents in Montreal, CanadaHPCDP Journal10.24095/hpcdp.43.4.04Journal Article
Yang, W., et al. 2023Neighborhood deprivation and aging sexual minority people's mental healthPopulation Medicine
Journal Article
Witkiewitz, K., et al. 2023Everybody Hurts: Intersecting and Colliding Epidemics and the Need for Integrated Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain and Substance Use.Current Directions in Psychological Science Article
Gemmell, E., etl al. 2023Influence of Neighborhood Built Environments on the Outdoor Free Play of Young Children: a Systematic, Mixed-Studies Review and Thematic Synthesis Article
Lishman H., et al. 2023Investigating the effect of early life antibiotic use on asthma and allergy risk in over 600 000 Canadian children: a protocol for a retrospective cohort study in British Columbia and ManitobaBMJ Open Article
Miron-Celis, M., et al. 2023Critical windows of exposure to air pollution and gestational diabetes: assessing effect modification by maternal pre-existing conditions and environmental factorsEnvironmental Health volume Article
Wang J., et al. 2023A case–control study on predicting population risk of suicide using health
administrative data: a research protocol
BMJ Open Article
Parks, J., et al.2023Examining the influence of built environment on sleep disruptionEnvironmental Epidemiology Article
Holmgren, S., et al. 2023Workshop Report: Catalyzing Knowledge-Driven Discovery in Environmental Health Sciences through a Harmonized LanguageEnvironmental Research Article
Wook, Y., et al.2023Impact of Neighborhood Deprivation on Aging Sexual Minority People's Depression: Results from the CANUE and CLSA dataArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Article
Villeneuve, P. J., et al. 2023Daily changes in ambient air pollution concentrations and temperature and suicide mortality in Canada: Findings from a national time-stratified case-crossover studyEnvironmental Research Article
Loose, T., et al. 2023Protocol for the Open Sky School: a two-arm clustered randomized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of a nature-based intervention on mental health of elementary school childrenBMC Public Health Article
Gupta, Neeru, et al. 2023Individual physical activity, neighbourhood active living environment and mental illness hospitalisation among adults with cardiometabolic disease: a Canadian population-based cohort analysisBMJ Open Article
Singh, S.S., et al. 2023Influence of the Social Environment on Ideal Cardiovascular HealthJournal of the American Heart Association Article
Grant, A., et al. 2023Air pollution and the onset of balance problems: The Canadian longitudinal study on agingInternational Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health Article
Lavigne, E., et al. 2023The effect modification of extreme temperatures on mental and behavior disorders by environmental factors and individual-level characteristics in CanadaEnvironmental Research Article
Witkiewitz, K., et al.2023Everybody Hurts: Intersecting and Colliding Epidemics and the Need for Integrated Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain and Substance UseCurrent Directions in Psychological Science Article
Forget, G. 2022Green Space, Physical Activity, and Complete Mental Health:
Evidence from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
Carleton University
Ramamoorthy, S. 2022Acceptability of Built Environment Interventions Aimed at Promoting a Healthy Diet and Physical Activity in Urban Neighbourhoods of Saskatchewan, CanadaUniversity of Saskatchewan
Tobin, M., et al. 2022Rethinking walkability and developing a conceptual definition of active living environments to guide research and practicePaediatrics Publications Journal Article
Gupta, Neeru, et al. 2022The role of neighbourhood environments in hospitalization risk for diabetes and related conditions: A population-based cohort analysis by remoteness and deprivation indicesStatistics Canada - Health Reports Article
McClave, F. M. 2022The Spatial and Social Inequities of Urban Transportation-Related Health Pathways in Montréal
McGill University Thesis
Paul, N., et al.2022The Canadian Optimized Statistical Smoke Exposure Model (CanOSSEM): A machine learning approach to estimate national daily fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposureScience of The Total Environment Article
Berman-Rosa M., et al. 2022Analysis of Geographic and Environmental Factors and Their Association with Cutaneous Melanoma Incidence in CanadaDermatology 2022 Article
Cakmak, S., et al. 2022Industrial air pollutant emissions and mortality from Alzheimer's disease in CanadaHygiene and Environmental Health Advances Article
Tilstra, M. H.2022Global Problems with Local Impacts: Exploring the Health Impacts of Climate Change and Air Pollution in Older Adults and Immigrants Living in CanadaUniversity of Alberta
Tilstra, M. H., et al. 2022Exploring socio-environmental effects on community health in Edmonton, Canada to understand older adult and immigrant risk in a changing climateUrban Climate Article
Rainham, D., et al.2022Development of an Urban Canadian Environmental Quality Index (Can-Eqi).SSRN Article
Pagalan, L., et al.2022The association between prenatal greenspace exposure and Autism spectrum disorder, and the potentially mediating role of air pollution reduction: A population-based birth cohort studyEnvironment International Article
Kirsh, V. C., et al. 2022Cohort Profile: The Ontario Health Study (OHS)International Journal of Epidemiology Article
S. Alfosool., et al. 2022ALF-Score++, a novel approach to transfer knowledge and predict network-based walkability scores across cities.Scientific Reports Article
Irvin, A.K.2022Effect of green space exposure on the relationship between socioeconomic status and mental health among older CanadiansDalhousie University
Simkin, J. D.2022Spatial epidemiological analysis of cancer incidence in British Columbia, CanadaUniversity of British Columbia
Jarvis, I, et al.2022The influence of early-life residential exposure to different vegetation types and paved surfaces on early childhood development: A population-based birth cohort studyEnvironment International Article
Wiley, E, et al.2022Residential greenness and substance use among youth and young adults: Associations with alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana useEnvironmental Research Article
McGavock, J, et al.2022Multi-use physical activity trails in an urban setting and cardiovascular disease: a difference-in-differences analysis of a natural experiment in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaInt J Behav Nutr Phys Act Article
Miron-Celis, M, et al.2022Associations between Residential Greenspace, Urban Characteristics and Pregnancy Complications: A Retrospective Cohort Study with Mediation AnalysisSSRN Article
Bourbeau, J, et al.2022Ambient Air Pollution and Dysanapsis: Associations with Lung Function and COPD in the CanCOLD StudyAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Article
Yuchi, W, et al.2022Neighborhood environmental exposures and incidence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A population-based cohort studyEnvironment International Article
Hudon, C, et al.2022Better understanding care transitions of adults with complex health and social care needs: a study protocolBMC Health Services Research Article
Lang, JJ, et al.2022Neighbourhood walkability and mortality: Findings from a 15-year follow-up of a nationally representative cohort of Canadian adults in urban areasEnvironment International Article
Gupta, N, et al.2022Neighbourhood characteristics related to mental health service use among adults with diabetes: a population-based cohort study in New Brunswick, CanadaBMC Res Notes Article
den Braver, NR,.2022Development of a neighborhood drivability index and its association with transportation behavior in TorontoEnvironment International Article
Wilk, P, et al.2022Geographic inequalities in pediatric emergency department visits in Ontario and Alberta: a multilevel analysis of 2.5 million visitsBMC Pediatrics Article
Tobin, M, et al.2022Rethinking walkability and developing a conceptual definition of active living environments to guide research and practiceBMC Public Health Article
Yu, J, et al. 2022Assessing Trade-Offs and Optimal Ranges of Density for Life Expectancy and 12 Causes of Mortality in Metro Vancouver, Canada, 1990–2016International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Henderson, S. et al.2022Analysis of community deaths during the catastrophic 2021 heat domeEnvironmental Epidemiology Article
Muntyanu A. et al.2022Geographical distribution of systemic sclerosis in Canada: An ecologic study based on the Canadian Scleroderma Research GroupJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology Article
Wang, Q., et al.2022The association between the incidence of post-menopausal breast cancer and residential greennessCancer Epidemiology Article
Boushel, S.2021Combined Analysis of the Association Between Air
Pollution, Urban Green Space, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Carleton University
Mansouri, R. 2021An investigation of the association between maternal and early life
exposure to urban greenness and the incidence of childhood asthma
Carleton University
Veerasingam, E. 2021Prevalence and Sex-Specific Risk Factors for Asthma-COPD Overlap among Middle-Aged and Older CanadiansUniversity of Alberta
Huynh, D., et al.2021Associations between meteorological factors and emergency department visits for unintentional falls during Ontario wintersHealth Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada Article
Higgins, H. and Gupta, N.2021Characterizing social and policy determinants of hospital length of stay among paediatric inpatients with diabetes using linked population-based data International Journal of Population Data Science10.23889/ijpds.v6i1.1678Journal Article
Klicnik, I. et al.2021Leisure sedentary time and physical activity are higher in neighbourhoods with denser greenness and better built environments: an analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on AgingCanadian Science Publishing Article
Cottagiri, SA, et al.2021Increased urban greenness associated with improved mental health among middle-aged and older adults of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)Environmental Research Article
Yu, J. Et al. 2021A spatiotemporal analysis of inequalities in life expectancy and 20 causes of mortality in sub-neighbourhoods of Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1990–2016Health & Place Article
Gupta, N., et al. 2021Gendering Neighbourhood Marginalization Metrics in Mental Health Services Research: A Cross-Sectional Exploration of a Rural and Small Urban PopulationInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Jarvis, I., et al. 2021Assessing the association between lifetime exposure to greenspace and early childhood development and the mediation effects of air pollution and noise in Canada: a population-based birth cohort studyThe Lancet Planetary Health Article
Hara, S.2021Développement d’un outil intégratif d’aide à la décision sur les impacts cumulatifs de l'exploitation des ressources naturelles au Nouveau-BrunswickUniversité de MonctonThesis
Wiley, E. R. 2021Residential Greenness and Substance UseThe University of Western Ontario
Zhao, N., et al. 2021Tree characteristics and environmental noise in complex urban settings – A case study from Montreal, CanadaEnvironmental Research Article
Grant, A., et al. 2021Fine Particulate Matter and Age-Related Eye Disease: The Canadian Longitudinal Study on AgingInvestigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (I.O.V.S) Article
Bouliane, K. J.2021An exploration of climate-relevant databases in British Columbia : laying the groundwork for future researchUniversity of British Columbia
Sekhon, K.2021The role of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the relationship between air pollution and cardiovascular diseaseMcGill University
Griffith, L. E., et al. 2021Frailty differences across population characteristics associated with health inequality: a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)BMJ Journals Article
Marmureanu, C.2021The Effect of Vegetation on Student Achievement in the Toronto District School BoardUniversity of Toronto
Nichani, V., et al.2021Associations between neighbourhood built characteristics and sedentary behaviours among Canadian men and women: Findings from Alberta's tomorrow projectPreventive Medicine Article
To, T., et al.2021Does Exposure to Air Pollution Increase the Risk of Acute Care in Young Children with Asthma? An Ontario, Canada StudyEnvironmental Research Article
Harrigan, S.2021Built environment and post-menopausal breast cancer risk : analysis of a linked British Columbian cohortUniversity of British Columbia
Ezeugwu, V. E., et al.2021Influence of Neighborhood Characteristics and Weather on Movement Behaviors at Age 3 and 5 Years in a Longitudinal Birth CohortJournal of Physical Activity and Health Article
Stieb, D. M., et al.2021Within-city Variation in Reactive Oxygen Species from Fine Particle Air Pollution and COVID-19American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Journal Article
Girouard, E., et al.2021Les microparticules aériennes augmentent la prévalence de sclérose en plaquesRevue NeurologiqueRevue NeurologiqueJournal Article
Yu, J., et al.2021Geospatial indicators of exposure, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity to assess neighbourhood variation in vulnerability to climate change-related health hazardsEnvironmental Health Article
Weldrick, R.2021Alone in a Crowd: Social Isolation, Place, and Connection in Later LifeMcMaster University
Liu, Y., et al.2021Integrating random forests and propagation models for high-resolution noise mappingEnvironmental Research Article
Cottagiri, S. A., et al.2021Are school-based measures of walkability and greenness associated with modes of commuting to school? Findings from a student survey in Ontario, CanadaCanadian Journal of Public Health Article
Brook, J. R., et al.2021Centralizing environmental datasets to support (inter)national chronic disease research: Values, challenges, and recommendationsEnvironmental Epidemiology Article
Dores, A. K., et al.2021Outdoor Air Pollution and Depression in Canada: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study from 2011 to 2016International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Crouse, D. L., et al.2021Residential greenness and indicators of stress and mental well-being in a Canadian national-level surveyEnvironmental Research Article
Elten, M., et al.2021Residential Greenspace in Childhood Reduces Risk of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Population-Based Cohort StudyOfficial journal of the American College of Gastroenterology | ACG Article
To, T., et al.2021UV, ozone, and COVID-19 transmission in Ontario, Canada using generalised linear modelsEnvironmental Research Article
Keats, M.R., et al. 2020Associations between Neighborhood Walkability, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease in Nova Scotian Adults: An Atlantic PATH Cohort Study International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Giang, a., et al.2020Cumulative air pollution indicators highlight unique patterns of
injustice in urban Canada
Environmental Research Letters Article
Buteau, S., et al.2020Air pollution from industries and asthma onset in childhood: A population-based birth cohort study using dispersion modelingEnvironmental Research Article
Cooper, M. J., et al.2020Inferring ground-level nitrogen dioxide concentrations at fine spatial resolution applied to the TROPOMI satellite instrumentEnvironmental Research Letters Article
Crouse, D. L., et al.2020Evaluating the Sensitivity of PM2.5–Mortality Associations to the Spatial and Temporal Scale of Exposure AssessmentEpidemiology Article
Davis, Z.2020Leaf the kids outdoors : approaches and enquiries in quantifying natural environments for healthUniversity of British Columbia
Doiron, D., et al.2020Healthy built environment: Spatial patterns and relationships of multiple exposures and deprivation in Toronto, Montreal and VancouverEnvironment International Article
Elten, M.2020The Association Between Environmental Factors and the Risk of Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseUniversity of Ottawa
Elten, M., et al.2020Ambient air pollution and the risk of pediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease: A population-based cohort studyEnvironment International Article
Foroughi, I., et al.2020Healthcare Service Use for Mood and Anxiety Disorders Following Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Cohort Study of the Role of Neighbourhood Socioenvironmental Characteristics in a Largely Rural PopulationInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Hobin, E., et al.2020Physical activity trails in an urban setting and cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: a study protocol for a natural experimentBMJ Open Article
Hyder, A., et al.2020Translational data analytics in exposure science and environmental health: a citizen science approach with high school studentsEnvironmental Health Article
Jarvis, I., et al.2020Greenspace access does not correspond to nature exposure: Measures of urban natural space with implications for health researchLandscape and Urban Planning Article
Jarvis, I., et al.2020Different types of urban natural environments influence various dimensions of self-reported healthEnvironmental Research Article
Johnson, M., et al.2020Traffic‐Related Air Pollution and Carotid Plaque Burden in a Canadian City With Low‐Level Ambient PollutionJournal of the American Heart Association Article
Lauriola, P., et al.2020Advancing Global Health through Environmental and Public Health TrackingInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Basel Article
Lavigne, E., et al.2020Ambient ultrafine particle concentrations and incidence of childhood cancersEnvironment International Article
Liu, Y., et al.2020Comparison of land use regression and random forests models on estimating noise levels in five Canadian citiesEnvironmental Pollution Article
Lukmanji, A., et al.2020The Association of Active Living Environments and Mental Health: A Canadian Epidemiological AnalysisInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Michaux, M.2020Exploring spatio-temporal patterns and environmental determinants of pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in British ColumbiaUniversity of British Columbia
Mitra, R., et al.2020Healthy movement behaviours in children and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic: Exploring the role of the neighbourhood environmentHealth & Place Article
Moossavi, S., et al.2020Human milk fungi: environmental determinants and inter-kingdom associations with milk bacteria in the CHILD Cohort StudyBMC Microbiology Article
Nichani, V., et al.2020Associations between the neighbourhood characteristics and body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio: Findings from Alberta's Tomorrow ProjectHealth & Place Article
O’Rourke, N., et al.2020Constraints to active transportation in older adults across four neighbourhoods: a descriptive study from CanadaCities & Health Article
Patrick, D. M., et al.2020Decreasing antibiotic use, the gut microbiota, and asthma incidence in children: evidence from population-based and prospective cohort studiesThe Lancet Respiratory Medicine Article
Petropoulos, Z. E., et al.2020Characterizing community-wide housing attributes using georeferenced street-level photographyJournal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology Article
Rugel, E. J., et al.2020Quiet, clean, green, and active: A Navigation Guide systematic review of the impacts of spatially correlated urban exposures on a range of physical health outcomesEnvironmental Research Article
Stahre Wästberg, B., et al.2020A User-Based Look at Visualization Tools for Environmental Data and Suggestions for Improvement—An Inventory among City Planners in GothenburgSustainability Article
Stieb, D. M., et al.2020An ecological analysis of long-term exposure to PM2.5 and incidence of COVID-19 in Canadian health regionsEnvironmental Research Article
Stroshein, S.2020Exploring Patterns of Environmental Injustice in Ambient Air Pollutant Levels in British ColumbiaSFU Undergraduate Research Symposium JournalJournal Article
To, T., et al.2020Early life exposure to air pollution and incidence of childhood asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczemaEuropean Respiratory Journal Article
Yuchi, W., et al.2020Road proximity, air pollution, noise, green space and neurologic disease incidence: a population-based cohort studyEnvironmental Health Article
Brauer, M., et al.2019Mortality–Air Pollution Associations in Low-Exposure Environments (MAPLE): Phase 1Research Reports: Health Effects Institute Article
Chartrand, M.2019?valuation de la capacit? ? faire face des populations qu?b?coises aux inondations : ? la recherche de nouveaux indicateursUniversité Laval
Christidis, T., et al.2019Low concentrations of fine particle air pollution and mortality in the Canadian Community Health Survey cohortEnvironmental Health Article
Cooper, M. J., et al.2019An Observation-Based Correction for Aerosol Effects on Nitrogen Dioxide Column Retrievals Using the Absorbing Aerosol IndexGeophysical Research Letters Article
Crouse, D. L., et al.2019Neighbourhood environments and the risk of hospital admission for cardiometabolic and mental health comorbidities in multiple sclerosis: A population cohort analysis using linked administrative dataMultiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Article
Crouse, D. L., et al.2019Complex relationships between greenness, air pollution, and mortality in a population-based Canadian cohortEnvironment International Article
Frank, L. D., et al.2019Pathways from built environment to health: A conceptual framework linking behavior and exposure-based impactsJournal of Transport & Health Article
Jia, P., et al.2019Earth Observation: Investigating Noncommunicable Diseases from SpaceAnnual Review of Public Health Article
Lavigne, E., et al.2019Spatiotemporal Variations in Ambient Ultrafine Particles and the Incidence of Childhood AsthmaAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Article
Lavigne, E., et al.2019Spatial variations in ambient ultrafine particle concentrations and risk of congenital heart defectsEnvironment International Article
Morici, G., et al.2019Environmental Conditions, Air Pollutants, and AirwaysSpringer International PublishingBook Section
Pappin Amanda, J., et al.2019Examining the Shape of the Association between Low Levels of Fine Particulate Matter and Mortality across Three Cycles of the Canadian Census Health and Environment CohortEnvironmental Health Perspectives Article
Seabrook, J. A., et al.2019Geospatial analyses of adverse birth outcomes in Southwestern Ontario: Examining the impact of environmental factorsEnvironmental Research Article
Sones, M., et al.2019If we build it, who will come? The case for attention to equity in healthy community designBritish Journal of Sports Medicine Article
Srugo, S. A., et al.2019Assessing the Impact of School-Based Greenness on Mental Health Among Adolescent Students in Ontario, CanadaInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Stieb, D. M., et al.2019Using maps to communicate environmental exposures and health risks: Review and best-practice recommendationsEnvironmental Research Article
Weichenthal, S., et al.2019A picture tells a thousand…exposures: Opportunities and challenges of deep learning image analyses in exposure science and environmental epidemiologyEnvironment International Article
Beenackers, M. A., et al.2018MINDMAP: establishing an integrated database infrastructure for research in ageing, mental well-being, and the urban environmentBMC Public Health Article
Bela, P. L.2018A Framework of Multiclass Travel Demand Forecasting and Emission Modelling, Incorporating Commercial Vehicle Movement for the Port City of Halifax, CanadaDalhousie University
Bosch, M. v. d., et al.2018Born to be Wise: a population registry data linkage protocol to assess the impact of modifiable early-life environmental exposures on the health and development of childrenBMJ Open Article
Brook, J. R., et al.2018The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium – a protocol for building a national environmental exposure data platform for integrated analyses of urban form and healthBMC Public Health Article
Doiron, D., et al.2018The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE): a national data linkage initiativeInternational Journal of Population Data Science Article
Vargas, M. E. R.2018Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process Approach for Multicriteria Decision-Making with an Application to developing an ‘Urban Greenness Index’University of Toronto
Villeneuve, P. J., et al.2018Comparing the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index with the Google Street View Measure of Vegetation to Assess Associations between Greenness, Walkability, Recreational Physical Activity, and Health in Ottawa, CanadaInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Article
Crouse, D. L., et al.2017Urban greenness and mortality in Canada's largest cities: a national cohort studyThe Lancet Planetary Health Article
Stieb, D. M., et al.2017Promise and pitfalls in the application of big data to occupational and environmental healthBMC Public Health Article