About

We are

focused on the business of neighbourhood pharmacy to ensure our members can continue to deliver the convenient, professional patient care products and services on which Canadians rely. Our commitment is repaid in trust, as 80% of Canadians consult their pharmacists for professional healthcare, at nearly 9,000 neighbourhood pharmacies across the country.

 
About

We represent

the operators of Canada’s approximately 6,500 chain, banner and franchise neighbourhood pharmacies, as well as grocery chains and mass merchandisers with pharmacies. Neighbourhood pharmacy helps save the Canadian healthcare system more than $12.5 billion annually, preventing adverse drug reactions, operating an efficient supply chain and by providing innovative drug therapies and lower-cost generic drugs.

 
About

We engage

stakeholders in dialogue to make use of the full spectrum of the neighbourhood pharmacy industry’s capabilities to enhance the sustainability of Canada’s healthcare system for current and future generations, and we develop and offer innovative solutions to help advance needed change in our healthcare delivery system.

Board of Directors

Justin J. Bates

CEO, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada

Jeff Leger, Board Chair

EVP, Pharmacy and Healthcare

Loblaw Companies Limited / Shoppers Drug Mart

Karl Frank

Divisional Director

Bayshore Specialty Rx

Chris Dalseg

VP, Strategy & Industry Relations

BioScript Pharmacy Ltd.

Judy Roberts

Senior Operations Director Pharmacy

Calgary Co-operative Association Limited

Lawrence Varga

AGMM, Pharmacy Operations

Costco Wholesale Canada

Joseph Carroll

Senior Manager, Pharmacy Operations and Marketing

Federated Co-Operatives Limited

Jason Zabransky

VP, Specialty Operations

Innomar Strategies Inc.

Chris Chiew

GM, Pharmacy

London Drugs Limited

Rita Winn

GM and COO

Lovell Drugs Limited

Dimitris Polygenis

SVP, Pharmaceutical Distribution & Operations

McKesson Canada

Ed Jamieson

CEO

Medical Pharmacies Group Ltd.

Lyman Kwok

Vice President, Pharmacy Operations

Metro Ontario Inc.

Chi Quon

GM, Pharmacies

Overwaitea Food Group

Carmen Churcott

CEO

Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd.

Vivek Sood

EVP, Related Businesses

Sobeys Inc.

Sherif Guorgui

CEO

United Pharmacy Group

Shelly Kiroff

SVP, Health & Wellness and Consumables

Walmart Canada Corp.

Members

Find us in:

Logo Description Link Group, if any
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Calgary
Co-op

AB

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Costco

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NB . NS . NL

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Bayshore Specialty RX

AB . ON . BC . MB . NB . NL . NS . PE . QC . SK

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London Drugs

BC . AB . SK . MB

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Lovell

ON

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Medical Pharmacies

BC . AB . ON

Bio
BioScript

NL . PEI . NS . NB . QC . ON . MB . SK . AB . BC

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Metro Inc.

ON

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Overwaitea Foods Group

BC . AB

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Pharmasave

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NB . NS . PE . NL

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Guardian (McKesson)

NT . BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . NB . NS . PE . NL

McKesson
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IDA (McKesson)

NT . BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NB

McKesson
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Medicine Shoppe (McKesson)

NT . BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NB . NS . PE . NL

McKesson
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Proxim (McKesson)

QC

McKesson
Blue Tile
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Remedy's Rx

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . PE

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Rexall

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON

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Safeway

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON

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Sobeys (Sobeys Group)

YT . NT . BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NB . NS . PE . NL

Sobeys
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Lawtons (Sobeys Group)

NB . NS . PE . NL

Sobeys
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Walmart

YT . NT . BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NB . NS . PE . NL

The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada Associates supply a broad range of goods and services to the Canadian neighbourhood pharmacy industry.

Names Group

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A
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
AbbVie Corporation
Actavis Pharma Company
Advantage International
Advantage Sales and Marketing
Alcon Eyecare

AMG Medical Inc.
Amgen Canada Inc. 
Apotex Inc. 

Ascensia Diabetes Care
AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
Ateb Inc.

ATS Healthcare Solutions

ARxIUM

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B 
 
BD Medical – Diabetes Care
Berry Plastics Corp.

BioScript Pharmacy Ltd.
Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.

C 
Carex Health Brands
Caverly Consulting Group
Church & Dwight Canada

Chris-Kelly LLC
Combe Inc.

D 
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Canada

B-C-D

E 

ECRM Market Gate

 F
FedEx Express Canada


 G
Galderma Canada Inc.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
GS1 Canada
GSL Solutions

 H 

Halo Metrics
Healthmark Ltd.
 
I
Impres Pharma Inc.
IMS-Brogan
Inmar
Innovation

E-F-G-H-I

J 
Jamp Pharma Corp.
Johnson & Johnson Canada Inc.
Jones Packaging Inc.
Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc.

K 
Kohl & Frisch Ltd.
Kroll Computer Systems Inc.

L
Lifescan Canada Ltd.

L'Oreal Canada-Consumer Products Division
Lundbeck Canada Inc.

 

 

J-K-L

M
Manrex Ltd.
Marcan Pharmaceuticals
McCann Pharmacy Initiative
McKesson APS
McKesson Canada

Medi Resource
Mint Pharmaceuticals
Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC.

N 

Natco Pharma
Novartis Consumer Health Canada Inc.
Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.

O
Odan Laboratories Ltd.

M-N-O

P 
Pangaea Group

Pear Healthcare Solutions Inc
PediPharm
Pfizer Canada Inc.
Pharmascience Inc.
PharmaSmart Canada Corporation

 
R
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
Richards Packaging Inc.
Rogers Healthcare Group

P-R

 


Sandoz Canada Inc.

Sanofi- Pasteur
Sato Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
ScriptPro Canada Ltd.
Servier Canada Inc.

Stagnito
Stericycle Business Solutions Inc.
Sterimax Inc.
STI Technologies Ltd.
Synergy Medical

T
Takeda
Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.
TELUS Health
Teva Canada Ltd. 


U

Unilever Canada

S-T-U

V 


W
Wahl Canada Inc.
WD Partners
WN Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Wolters Kluwer Health

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Who We Are

The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada is the strong voice and advocate for the business of neighbourhood pharmacy and its vital role in sustaining the accessibility, quality and affordability of patient care for Canadians.



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Mission and Strategy

The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada fosters a business environment that enables strong, cohesive pharmacies to provide patients and consumers with neighbourhood access to quality healthcare, products and services.

No. 1

Establishing a Progressive Association

Business Model

Establish and implement a collaborative organizational structure, supported by a Board governance process that reinforces our new business model and enables us to deliver member value as we work together to achieve our Vision.

No. 2

Focusing Advocacy

Proactively engage stakeholders, influencers and government partners in dialogue to build understanding of and support for the role of member pharmacies and pharmacists in providing neighbourhood-based healthcare services.

No. 3

Leading Dialogue

Be the trusted source of reliable information and lead the dialogue on the role, value and business of Canada’s neighbourhood pharmacies within the healthcare system, ensuring our actions are aligned with the values, interests and priorities of Canadians.

No. 4

Supporting Continued Member Business Success

Provide members with timely and comprehensive analysis of industry-wide issues and opportunities, strategic, forward-looking issues management support and research-driven insight.

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