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

CPhA statement on ivermectin
September 2, 2021 – Several trusted health sources, including Health Canada and the World Health Organization, continue to warn against the use of ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 given the lack of evidence to support efficacy and possible side effects.

Canadian pharmacists launch 2021 federal election priorities
August 20, 2021 – CPhA is calling on all parties and candidates to demonstrate their commitment to the health of Canadians by acting on a series of critical issues that will strengthen our health-care system now and into the future.

More than 2000 pharmacies ready to provide rapid COVID-19 tests to small and medium employers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario
August 13, 2021 – CPhA has been working with Health Canada and its partners in the pharmacy community to make rapid test kits available in pharmacies for workplace testing.

CPhA supports mandatory vaccinations for health-care workers
August 5, 2021 – Ensuring all our front-line health-care workers are vaccinated is an important step in protecting patients and the capacity of our health care system.

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Media Contact

Tyler Gogo
Strategic Communications Manager
613-293-7223