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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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Trump calls for ban on flavoured e-cigarettes — what is Canada’s stance on vaping?

September 13, 2019 The Canadian Public Health Association wants Health Canada to intensify its approach, and local and provincial public health officials want the federal government to expedite regulatory changes.

#Elxn43 Health Files: Bring down global warming and improve Canadian health, say public health professionals

September 5, 2019 The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) plans to turn up the heat on election candidates on the issue of global warming, according to the organization. “I hate referring to climate change as the existential threat of our generation, but it is. If we don’t have a clear plan on that, nothing e…

Cannabis comestible : des souris moins actives

August 12, 2019 Enfin, une personne qui ingère du cannabis a tendance à avoir des comportements plus à risques qu'un fumeur. "Lorsque vous le mangez (le cannabis NDLR), ça prend au moins une heure. Un cas typique est quelqu’un habitué à fumer qui mange un premier brownie et, ne sentant rien, en mange un autre, pui…
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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 cpha.ca.

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Commitment to truth and reconciliation


 

CPHA's office is located on the original, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg people. 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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