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Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award

Don’t miss your chance to receive a Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award, valued at up to $10,000! Granted by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP), this award supports pharmacists seeking to develop their leadership skills through additional study, experiential learning or mentorship. Four pharmacists received the award in 2015. “This award is becoming more and more […]

$100,000 for Innovation Grants now available

Practising pharmacists and pharmacy researchers can now receive up to $100,000 in grants per year from CFP’s Innovation Fund. The previous maximum was $50,000. “Now more than ever there is a great need for evidence supporting expanded scope of pharmacy practice. We thought we could do our part by increasing the amount of funding available […]

CFP welcomes new board members

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce the 2016 Board of Directors. University of Waterloo’s Dr. David Edwards takes over the reins from Anne Maheu as this year’s president. Newcomers and pharmacists Margaret Wing of the Alberta Pharmacists Association (RxA) and Karen Wolfe, from Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association, join the Board of Directors. “I […]

New president reflects on future of CFP

Dr. David Edwards, Director of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo, was appointed president of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy this year after joining the organization in 2013. Below he shares his thoughts on why the Foundation works and what is needed to make it even better.  Why is it important for […]

Diabetes pharmacists network

Community pharmacists can draw upon experts at Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) to better support patients with diabetes—particularly those with complex needs. Almost 800 pharmacists have joined BBDC’s Diabetes Pharmacists Network, an online community that offers learnings from both the experts at the Centre and in the form of peer-to-peer exchange with other network […]