CIPHI Advocacy Updates

Public Awareness Campaign (launch fall 2023)

The CIPHI National Advocacy Committee is working with Be the Change Group on a second CIPHI national public awareness campaign. The campaign will build on the 2022 Summer CIPHI national campaign, “Made Possible By” and will run from late August until September 25th, 2023.  A national communication strategy and a suite of media assets are in development. CIPHI encourages all members to reach out to your branch executive and discuss how your branch will share materials and participate. 

Recruitment Campaign (launch Spring 2024)

A third CIPHI national campaign focused on recruitment will launch in the Spring of 2024. It will target post-secondary students and young adults. More information will be shared in the coming months as the CIPHI National Advocacy Committee continues to work with Be The Change Group.

Environmental Public Health Week (Sept 25 to Oct 1, 2023)

This year’s EPHW theme is “Standing Up to Protect Everyone’s Health Each And Every Day“. CIPHI is working with Be The Change Group on a communication strategy and the development of materials and social media assets and they will be shared with branches closer to EPHW. 

Should you have any questions or want to get involved, please reach out to me at

Call out for Expressions of Interest – Editor in Chief – Environmental Health Review

The Environmental Health Review (EHR) is the Journal of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors. The journal shares new research and topic reviews on all subject matter related to environmental public health and welcomes submissions from individuals involved in environmental public health practice or research. Back issues are available online at .

CIPHI will be accepting submissions until July 7th, 2023. Please send your letter and resume to:

The National Executive Council would like to thank Andrew Papadopoulos for his ten years of dedicated service and for his support in this transition.

National Award Nominations Now Open

The time to nominate your colleagues for their hard work and dedication is fast slipping away. Deadline is July 15th. Don’t wait, complete the attached nomination form now. Details on the awards are as follows;

Alex Cross Award

This award is issued to a member for displaying the highest standards of professional practice during the past year.

Alexander Officer Award

This award is issued to an organization or agency for outstanding and meritorious achievements in the field of public or environmental health.

Environmental Health Review Award

This award is issued to a member, non-member, individual or organization for excellence in presenting an environmental health issue or topic to the public.

President’s Award

This award is issued to a former member of the National Executive Council, Board of Certification, Council of Professional Experience or Environmental Health Foundation of Canada who has demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors while in office.

Honorary Membership

This award is issued to a person who is not eligible for Regular, Retired or Life membership in the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors, for outstanding support, contribution or service to the association or Public Health Inspectors in Canada in general.

Life Membership

This award is issued to a member of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors for outstanding service to the Institute, to his or her profession and/or to his or her community over an extended period of time.

Register Now for the June 2023 Virtual Education Session


June 28th 12:00pm-130pm EST

Register in advance for this meeting:    After registration you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Gary Summers teaches people how to think properly because he says, “When you change the way you think about things, the things you think about change.”

Ever found  yourself depressed or  anxious and  did not know how you got there. This seminar takes the concepts in Conscious Awareness and builds on them by uncovering the most common mental mistakes we all make and then provides strategies to deal with them. You will also discover:  *  The biggest mental mistake we all make. *  How to change the way you feel about anything.  *  How we sabotage our success.

Gary Summers is a professional speaker, magician, hypnotist, hypnotherapist and author having written a trilogy called MINDBODYSOUL dealing with the mental, physical and spiritual sides of wellness. He also is moderator of a popular Facebook group called MINDBODYSOUL where he interviews holistic wellness experts and offers advice on creating life balance and reducing stress.

He has a Master’s Degree in Physiology and certifications in Hypnotherapy from the American Institute of Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy from the National Association of Cognitive Behavior Therapists. Gary has developed a number of school programs. He also works very closely with the RNC and RCMP and delivers a program called “Kids and Drugs” where he helps parents develop skills that help their children through adolescence. He is owner of training4success, a St. John’s based company specializing in employee training and evaluations.

Registration is now open for the Annual Education Conference – September 17 -20, 2023

We would like to invite you to join us in beautiful Saint John, New Brunswick for the 87th CIPHI
National Annual Educational Conference from September 17th-20th, 2023.

Seize the chance to learn, collaborate, network with partners and colleagues in Canada’s oldest
incorporated city! The event will be held at the Delta Hotels by Marriott, Saint John, New Brunswick.

Don’t forget by attending the CIPHI Annual Educational conference you will earn a significant number of PDHs to apply to your CIPHI Continuing Professional Competencies annual profile. There will be an option to attend parts of the AEC online this year also.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions

See you on the east coast!

Bonjour !

Nous aimerions vous inviter à vous joindre à nous dans la belle ville de Saint-Jean, au Nouveau-Brunswick, pour la 87ième Conférence nationale annuelle éducative de l’ICISP du 17 au
20 septembre 2023.

Saisissez la chance d’apprendre, de collaborer, de réseauter avec des partenaires et des collègues dans la plus ancienne ville incorporée du Canada !L’événement aura lieu à l’hôtel Delta par Marriott Saint-Jean.

N’oubliez pas qu’en assistant à la conférence éducative annuelle de l’ICISP, vous gagnerez un
nombre important d’HDP à appliquer à votre profil annuel de compétences professionnelles
continues du ICISP. Encore une fois cette année, il sera possible d’assister virtuellement à quelques sessions de la CAE. Il y aura une option pour assister à des parties de l’CAE en ligne cette année également.

N’hésitez pas à nous contacter au si vous avez des questions.

Rendez-vous sur la Côte de L’est!

AEC – Call for Abstracts

The call for Abstracts is now open and can encompass every aspect of our lives, from air to water to food, to employment and recreation, to our homes and families. Environmental public health is the cornerstone of safe and thriving communities.

Abstracts are welcomed from all public health partners and industry professionals.

Submission deadline is: June 19, 2023
Selected speakers will be contacted by email by: June 28, 2023

For more information, email