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Canadian Water and Wastewater Association Safe Water Award:
This award is in recognition of outstanding contributions to the promotion of drinking water, or wastewater safety in Canada. A $500 award and certificate will be presented annually to a CIPHI (regular) member. Nominees must be working in the environmental public health field and a CIPHI member in good standing for five (5) consecutive years.

Dr. R. Neil Lowry Award:
This “NEW” award in 2016 is to recognize outstanding contributions to advance safer and healthier recreational water in Canada in an effort to protect the public’s health in their community. A $2,500 award and certificate is presented annually to a CIPHI (regular) member. Applicants must be working in the environmental public health field and a CIPHI member in good standing for five (5) consecutive years.

EHFC Continuing Education Award:
A $500 award and certificate is presented annually to a CIPHI (regular) member. Applicants must be working in the environmental public health field and a CIPHI member in good standing for five (5) consecutive years. The applicant may be enrolled in a single course or a program.

Hedgerow Software Ltd Leadership in Environmental Health Award:
This “NEW” award in 2016 is to recognize a CIPHI member in any position or role who has consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities to inspire excellence and professional integrity in the field of Environmental Health. Candidates must be nominated by their peers. A $500 award and certificate is presented annually to a CIPHI (regular) member. Applicants must be working in the environmental public health field and a CIPHI member in good standing for five (5) consecutive years.

Len Hiebert Environmental Health Review Award:
A $250 award and certificate is presented annually to a student or team of students conducting a research project in each of the five accredited public health inspection programs in Canada.

Lilli Ann Zahara Award:
A $500 award and certificate is presented annually to a CIPHI (regular) member. Applicants must be working in the environmental public health field and a CIPHI member in good standing for five (5) consecutive years. The recipient shall display the highest level of dedication, commitment, inspiration and leadership in the field of environmental health, particularly with a focus on food safety and/or health education.

National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) International Food Safety Award:
A $1,000 award and certificate is presented annually to a CIPHI (regular) member in recognition of outstanding contributions to the promotion of food safety in Canada. Applicants must be working in the environmental public health field and a CIPHI member in good standing for five (5) consecutive years.

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH):
This student award project is offered annually by the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) in partnership with the Environmental Health Foundation of Canada (EHFC) and takes the form of a contest for students enrolled in environmental health programs across Canada. The project objectives is to: promote evidence-based practice and policy among students and schools; recognize quality student work; share quality student projects with EH professionals across the country. A prize of $200 is presented for each of the 15 top projects (group projects are considered as one).