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Canadian Public Health Association

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.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day a time to celebrate and reflect

June 21, 2023 On the occasion of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) reflects on the profound impacts of colonialism and the deeply rooted systemic and individual racism that has plagued First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities throughout Canada's history. As we hono…

Public Health 2023 - CPHA Virtual Conference

June 19, 2023 Public Health 2023 is the meeting place for the public health community to connect, collaborate, innovate, inspire, share and learn. It is a gathering of leaders and change agents from public, private and voluntary organizations that contribute to health and wellness. It is the largest annual publi…

Honouring public health professionals' commitment to Canadians

June 13, 2023 Each year, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) honours individuals or organizations who provide outstanding service to their community and profession. CPHA’s members nominate candidates for the awards and the recipients are selected by CPHA’s Awards Committee and confirmed by the Board of…
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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.

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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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Looking for a job in public health?

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

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Commitment to truth and reconciliation


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.

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