Canadian Public Health Association
We are the independent national voice and trusted advocate for public health, speaking up for people and populations to all levels of government.
CPHA in the news
Show you can lead in public health policy, OttawaInstead of fixating just on the incredibly costly medical systems that treat us when we’re sick, the federal government can decide right now to invest policy leadership in strengthening the public health systems that keep us healthy.
B.C.’s drug decriminalization experiment starts today. Toronto and other jurisdictions are watchingToronto Public Health says it continues working with Health Canada on a revised version of its initial decriminalization proposal.
It’s time to re-wire the structures of Canada’s public health systemsRe-wiring public health systems is not about spending more money in the same old ways. It’s about assessing what public health systems should be doing.
Policy & Position Statements
We promote the public health perspective and evidence to government leaders and policy-makers. We are a catalyst for change that improves health and well-being for all.
As an independent, non-governmental organization, we provide timely, evidence-informed public health guidance and perspectives to public health professionals and policy makers.
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From community-based positions to academic postings, Canada’s major public health employers advertise their job openings with CPHA. Check out our listing of current opportunities from across the country! Remember to acknowledge that you saw the posting at cpha.ca.
CPHA's office is located on the ancestral, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabeg. They have been the guardians of this land for millennia and CPHA is grateful for the example their stewardship provides. CPHA is committed to working with all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and their governments in realizing meaningful truth and reconciliation.