The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) works closely with provincial and national pharmacy associations to provide a strong, unified voice for the profession in Canada. As pharmacists undertake an enhanced role in the delivery of health care services, CPhA ensures that the profession is recognized as a national leader in health care, influencing the policies, programs, budgets and initiatives affecting the profession and the health of Canadians.
National Voice: CPhA is the uniting national voice of pharmacy and the pharmacist profession in Canada. We communicate and engage with national decision-makers and health stakeholders on a regular basis to advance the voice of our members.
Thought-Leader: CPhA actively develops policies and positions and conducts research to advance the interests of the profession and role of the pharmacist within the health care system.
Image & Reputation: CPhA actively works to enhance the image and reputation of the profession by communicating the value of pharmacy services to the health care system and to the health of Canadians.
Recent Activities & Statements
Federal government proposes changes to tax law for small businesses
The changes as they are proposed will likely have a significant impact on small businesses and small business owners, many of which are pharmacies.
CPhA submits recommendations for Budget 2018
CPhA submitted its recommendations for the 2018 federal budget, including: federal investment to improve naloxone access, funding to harmonize catastrophic drug coverage, investment in health science and practice-based research, and equitable access to health services for Indigenous peoples.
CPhA urges Canada's Premiers to put opioid crisis front and centre at Council of the Federation meeting [Français]
As provincial and territorial premiers meet next week in Edmonton at the Council of the Federation summer meeting, the Canadian Pharmacists Association CPhA urges them to put Canada’s opioid crisis front and centre on the agenda.