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
NL pharmacist named new chair of Canadian Pharmacists Association
Corner Brook, NL, pharmacist Christina Tulk has been named the new Chair of the Canadian Pharmacists Association for the 2020-21 term.
Pharmacists say flu shot more important than ever, be prepared for different experience at the pharmacy this year
As flu shots begin to arrive at pharmacies across Canada, the Canadian Pharmacists Association wants patients to know that the experience will look a little different at the pharmacy this year.
Canadians urge expanding COVID-19 asymptomatic testing across Canada
Long wait times for testing and limited testing locations continue to be challenges in many parts of the country.
Greater demand for flu shots expected, but Canadians concerned about how they will get immunized safely
Pharmacists share concerns over vaccine, PPE availability and patient safety as they gear up for fall flu season.
COVID-19 Advocacy: Visit our COVID-19 page for CPhA's statements and activities to support pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic.