Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada


CFP welcomes new board members


Margaret Wing


Karen Wolfe

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...

New president reflects on future of CFP

David_EdwardsDr. 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...

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...

CFP textbook required reading

JANUARY 2016 - Pharmacy Management in Canada is proving to be a useful resource for faculties of pharmacy across the country. Produced by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, seven pharmacy schools have added the all-Canadian textbook to their...

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.