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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

Pharmacies across Canada underutilized; less than half included in vaccine rollout
April 15, 2021 –  As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge across the country, Canada’s vaccine strategy has never been more important; but thousands of pharmacies across the country are still waiting to get involved.

April 1, 2021 – CPhA welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement to reclassify tramadol as a Schedule 1 narcotic under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

COVID-19 vaccine safety
March 19, 2021 –  Pharmacists are an important and accessible source for up-to-date information and Canadians should speak to their pharmacist for information that will help them to clarify any concerns they might have.

NL pharmacist Stephanie Burden named Canadian Pharmacist of the Year
March 8, 2021 –  A pharmacist in western Newfoundland & Labrador, whose practice became a community lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named the Canadian Pharmacist of the Year by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA).


Media Contact

Tyler Gogo
Strategic Communications Manager