Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada


New DDI tools available

JANUARY 2016 - Research funded by CFP’s Innovation Fund continues to evolve to offer practical tools for pharmacists in the area of safety alerts for drug-drug interactions (DDIs)—and it’s picked up a national award to boot.

Certina Ho and her...

Front-line look at services in AB

JANUARY 2016 - Researchers at the University of Alberta are set to spend the next two years exploring how Alberta pharmacists provide patient care services under the province’s Pharmacy Services Framework. Supported by a grant from the Canadian...

Thank you, OPA

JANUARY 2016 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy thanks the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) for its continued support, most recently with an $8,000 donation representing proceeds from OPA’s 2015 golf tournament and a special raffle held...

2015 Innovation Fund winners



CFP's Dayle Acorn with grant recipients Dr. Linda Lee and Tejal Patel, as well as Dr. David Edwards of University of Waterloo

Sherilyn Houle, University of Waterloo

NOVEMBER 2015 - Researchers from the...

Patients' needs, in their own words


Dawn Richards, Canadian Arthritis Patients Alliance, Angelique Berg, Hypertension Canada, Anne Marie Wright, moderator, Jan Davison, Bloom Program, Joanne Lewis, Diabetes Association

NOVEMBER 2015 - Pharmacists can do more...

Sharing the wealth with CFP

NOVEMBER 2015 - Independent pharmacy owners got a chance to hear some timely information for their businesses, and support the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, during a wealth management symposium held in Toronto in October.


More claims for services

NOVEMBER 2015 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) has updated its chart summarizing fees and claims data for government-sponsored pharmacist services under expanded scopes of practice.

Among the highlights: Quebec’s new fees for...

Pharmacies respond to patients' needs

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Koon Leung, Shoppers Drug Mart Ned Pojskic, Green Shield Canada Neil Donald, McKesson Canada Phil Emberley, Canadian Pharmacists Association

NOVEMBER 2015 - The majority of Canadians consider their pharmacist to be...

MB smoking cessation helps vulnerable group

August 2015—Pharmacists in Manitoba have proven they can have a significant impact on improving the health of smokers, show the results of a pilot project supported by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of...

RxACTION study reaches wider audience

August 2015—A Canadian-led study looking at the positive impact of pharmacist prescribing in patients with hypertension has been published in Circulation, a prestigious journal produced by the American Heart Association.  

“This is the first...