We protect the health of all Canadians.

Through certification, advocacy, education, and professional competencies, we advance the profession and field of environmental public health across Canada’s provinces and territories.

What is

environmental public health?

As part of our shared goal of supporting the health and safety of all people, environmental public health encompasses every aspect of our lives, from air to water to food, to employment and recreation, to our homes and families.

It is a cornerstone of safe and thriving communities.

CIPHI advances the profession and field of environmental public health through certification, advocacy, education, and professional competencies for environmental public health professionals, also known as public health inspectors and environmental health officers.

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Environmental public health professionals protect us all through:

Latest News


September 7, 2022

New CIPHI Career Pamphlet

Dear members, The CIPHI National Advocacy Committee is pleased to share the updated CIPHI...


October 25, 2022

Revisions to National Operating Policy #28 – National Appeal Review Process  

On October 21, 2022, the National Executive Council approved revisions to…


October 18, 2022

CIPHI 2022 Summer Campaign Newsletter and Survey

Hello Members:Sharing the CIPHI 2022 Summer Advocacy Campaign wrap-up newsletter…

Join the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors

As the only national association that speaks for environmental public health professionals in Canada (also known as public health inspectors and environmental health officers), CIPHI is integral to advancing public health. CIPHI and its membership continually work to protect the health of all Canadians, advance the environmental and health sciences, and enhance the field of public health inspection.

From employment opportunities to continuing professional development to member benefits, with CIPHI membership you’ll advance your career in environmental public health and build great relationships with your colleagues from across Canada.

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National Annual Education Conference (AEC)


We’re back! The Durham Region Health Department has resumed planning for the 2022 CIPHI National Annual Educational Conference. We are excited to announce that we will be hosting the first hybrid conference! You can now experience the conference virtually or in-person. After facing many challenges in the last 2 years, get ready to learn, collaborate, network, and have fun! Our conference will be held at the Ajax Convention Centre, Ajax Ontario on September 11th-14th, 2022. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at aec2020info@ciphi.ca.

We thank you for your continued support! Please visit our website, ciphidurham2022.ca for more information and updates!

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CIPHI 2022 AEC Planning Committee