Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada


The pharmacist's role in medical cannabis

Funding from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's Innovation Fund will see the development of program to help community pharmacists identify and support patients using medical cannabis, as part of routine care.

Research pilots coaching with app for depression

Researcher Philippe Vincent and pharmacists at 30 community pharmacies hope to smooth the path to recovery for patients with depression through a ground-breaking research study funded in part by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's (CFP's) Innovation Fund.

CFP Pharmacy Forum on Nov. 20: Building Bridges

This year's CFP Pharmacy Forum revolves around the theme, "Building Bridges for Better Care." Hear from industry experts as we envision the future of pharmacy and how to get there.

A panel of pharmacy leaders will discuss and debate how to...

Embracing Change: Birtle Pharmacy

Pharmacy Co-Owner Alison Desjardins

SEPTEMBER 2019Sometimes the path to positive change can begin by simply moving to a larger space. Alison Desjardins and her husband Steve became co-owners of Birtle Pharmacy in Birtle,...

Lifetime Achievement Award to the late Steve Long

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is honoured to recognize the late Steve Long with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 2019 Pillar of Pharmacy: Sherry Peister

Sherry Peister, volunteer extraordinare, Chair of Green Shield Canada and former pharmacy owner, is this year's recipient of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's celebrated Pillar of Pharmacy Award.

Embracing Change: Pharmacy 101, Cobourg, Ont.

JUNE 2019 - After 21 years in business, Pharmacy 101 in Cobourg, Ont., is proving that independent community pharmacies can still survive long-term if they meet their patients’ needs.

“Lots of the services we’ve developed over the years grew out...

Golfing with a side of cannabis

JUNE 2019 - In addition to perfecting their putting, attendees at this year’s CFP Charity Golf Classic heard the facts on medical cannabis in the pharmacy to help “clear the smoke” on common misconceptions.

Pharmacist Bev Herczegh, director of...

Innovation Gala panelists speak to pharmacy's future

MAY 2019 - In order to survive the 21st century, pharmacy has to make critical changes—and fast, heard attendees at this year’s Innovation Showcase hosted by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy in Toronto this past April.

In keeping with the...

Congratulations to Wellspring Award winners

JUNE 2019 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Awards, established in 2012 to honour the legacy of Barbara A. Wells, an exceptional pharmacy leader and beloved...