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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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Statement from the Canadian Public Health Association on the occasion of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022

September 30, 2022 Trigger warning: The information and experiences discussed in this statement may cause trauma invoked by memories of past abuse, and deep intergenerational impacts. The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous Peoples across Canada. It is available 24 hours a day, seven d…

Canadian Public Health Association welcomes re-appointment of Dr. Theresa Tam as the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

June 27, 2022 The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) welcomes the re-appointment of Dr. Theresa Tam as the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada for an additional three-year term. “Dr. Tam has provided essential public health leadership throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic that is not yet over,” sai…

Public Health 2022 - CPHA Virtual Conference

June 8, 2022 Public Health 2022 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…
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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.

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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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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.

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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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