Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association

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CPhA is the national voice for pharmacy, committed to bringing the world of pharmacy together. Here are some of the ways that you can get involved in our initiatives, or simply stay informed of the work we’re doing on your behalf and up to date on what’s happening at CPhA and within the profession of pharmacy.

Get involved

Sharing your front-line experiences helps us ensure that the work we’re doing is meaningful and relevant to you and your practice. Here are a few ways you can get involved in our work:

Pharmacy Virtual Advisory Team

Pharmacy Virtual Advisory Team (PVAT): We are inviting front-line pharmacists across Canada to join our Pharmacy Virtual Advisory Team! Share your front-line pharmacy experiences to help us bring timely and ongoing feedback on the realities of pharmacy practice to governments and other stakeholders, and to support our strategic initiatives. Initially focused on providing information regarding current drug shortage situations, this group will also be asked to provide feedback on a range of other relevant topics as they arise. Learn more about the Pharmacy Virtual Advisory Team or sign up to join.

Meetings with governments and stakeholders

Meetings with governments and stakeholders: CPhA regularly meets with federal members of parliament (MPs) to talk to them about the important role pharmacists play in providing care to their communities. MPs are very interested in hearing directly from their constituents and including passionate pharmacists in these meetings is a key element of our government relations initiatives. No advocacy experience necessary—we will fully prepare you if a meeting with your MP is arranged! Sign up here.

Speaking opportunities

Speaking opportunities: We regularly host discussion panels and educational webinars and we are always seeking front-line pharmacists and pharmacy leaders to provide their perspectives. We are also always looking for new and engaging speakers for our national conference. If you have passion and expertise in a specific area and want to share that with your colleagues on a national scale, we want to hear from you. Let us know what topics you’d like to share.

Access news, information and resources

Sign up for our mailing list

Sign up for our mailing list: Sign up for our mailing list to receive tools, resources, news and information directly in your inbox. Register here.

Check out our webinars

Check out our webinars: Designed to share practical tips and strategies to help pharmacists provide care to their patients efficiently and effectively, CPhA's webinars cover a broad variety of topics to support you and your practice. Watch our website for upcoming webinars or check out our complete recordings library.

Read the Canadian Pharmacists Journal (CPJ)

Read the Canadian Pharmacists Journal (CPJ): The Canadian Pharmacists Journal is now available exclusively online. As the voice of pharmacy practice research in Canada focusing on the evidence for pharmacist care, CPJ is now open access and available online 24/7. Log in to the CPhA website to access CPJ Online.

Network with your colleagues

Canadian Pharmacy Conference

Canadian Pharmacy Conference: Brings together more than 500 pharmacists and partners from across Canada for three days of high-quality networking, education and idea exchange. We will not be hosting an in-person conference in 2023, but stay tuned for an update on our plans for 2024.

Primary Care Pharmacy Specialty Network

Primary Care Pharmacy Specialty Network (PC-PSN): Free and exclusively available for CPhA associates and CSHP members! Join colleagues from across Canada in an online forum providing mentorship and support for pharmacists working in primary care settings. The PC-PSN is hosted on the QID platform.