Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association


March 6, 2020
More than one million Canadian women continue to face barriers accessing birth control and other health care services

Strong support across the country for pharmacists to help improve access.

March 4, 2020
Canadian Pharmacists Association warns against stockpiling medication in response to COVID-19

Pharmacists are the most accessible health care providers and have a critical role to play in identifying, reporting, and managing potential cases of COVID-19.

February 13, 2020
National pharmacist survey on opioid prescribing and dispensing practices

CPhA is conducting a national survey of practising pharmacists on opioid prescribing and dispensing practices.

December 2, 2019
Open Letter to Canada's Premiers

The Canadian Pharmacists Association sends open letter to Canada's Premiers ahead of December meeting.

October 7, 2019
Federal parties remain silent as drug shortages grow. More than 129 new shortages since election called

Halfway through the election campaign and no federal parties have addressed the growing issue of drug shortages.

September 17, 2019
Canadian pharmacists launch 2019 election platform, call for action to address growing number of drug shortages

CPhA releases its 2019 Election Platform, calling on all federal parties to demonstrate their commitment to addressing a range of barriers Canadian patients continue to face when it comes to accessing medications and health care services.

July 31, 2019
Canadian Pharmacists Association renews call for federal government to protect drug supply in light of U.S. drug importation developments

In light of HHS Secretary Azar’s introduction of the Safe Importation Action Plan today, it’s now clear that there is support from the U.S. federal administration, which brings us one step closer to permitting the importation of Canadian drugs into the United States.

July 26, 2019
Drug shortages have 'greatly increased' over the past 3-5 years say Canadian pharmacists

Pharmacists spending more and more of their time helping to mitigate the impact on their patients.

July 4, 2019
1 in 4 medical cannabis users say it's now harder to access cannabis since recreational legalization

According to a recent survey jointly commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana, the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association, access issues are just one of the unintended consequences of recreational cannabis legalization affecting medical cannabis patients.

June 12, 2019
CPhA calls on governments to make timely and practical decisions to improve drug coverage for Canadians

In response to the report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, CPhA calls upon the federal government to work toward the implementation of timely and practical solutions that enhance coverage and expand access.

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