Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association

Media Centre

As the national voice of the pharmacy profession in Canada, CPhA is always available to speak to media representatives on issues affecting health care and the profession of pharmacy.

News Releases and Statements

New Indigenous-led association sets sights on supporting Indigenous pharmacy professionals and improving health care for Indigenous patients
September 29, 2022 – Indigenous pharmacy professionals from coast-to-coast-to-coast have come together to create the Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada (IPPC)—a new association with the goal of building a supportive community for the country’s Indigenous pharmacy professionals, while making a positive impact on the lives of all Indigenous Peoples across Canada.

Canadians want more funding and access to pharmacist care
September 22, 2022 – With Canada’s health-care system facing significant strain, Canadians recognize the need to expand and fund additional health services in our communities and better utilize and support our health providers.

Decreasing flu shot demand could point to difficult flu season ahead
September 15, 2022 – According to a new national survey conducted by Abacus Data, only 50% of Canadians say they will get the flu shot this year, down 6 points from a survey conducted in 2021.

CPhA condemns violence against pharmacists and high rates of abuse and harassment of health workers
September 6, 2022 – The Canadian Pharmacists Association is deeply concerned about reports of a recent physical assault of a pharmacist in Kitchener, Ontario. We strongly condemn any violence, abuse or harassment targeting health workers and stand with Canada’s pharmacy professionals and other health workers across the country.

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Media Contact

Tyler Gogo
Senior Manager, Communications 
613-293-7223