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

President

Shoppers Drug Mart

Karl Frank
Vice-Chair

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

GMM, Pharmacy Operations Canada

Costco Wholesale

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

John Leader

CEO

Medical Pharmacies Group Ltd.

Carmen Churcott

CEO

Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd.

Chi Quon

GM, Pharmacies

Save-On-Foods

Jedd Wood

Vice President & General Manager

Sobeys National Pharmacy Group

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

BayShoreLogo
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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Save-On-Foods

BC . AB

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Pharmasave

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

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Innomar Strategies

SK . MB . ON . NS . NB . NF

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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
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Loblaw Companies Limited

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NS . NB . PEI . NF . NWT . YK . NU

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Federated Co-Operatives Limited

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON

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Rexall

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON

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Shoppers Drug Mart

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON . QC . NS . NB . PEI . NF . NWT . YK . NU

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Safeway

BC . AB . SK . MB . ON

Sobeys
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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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United Pharmacy Group Inc.

ON

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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
Amgen Canada Inc.
Aphria Inc.
Apotex Canada
Ascensia Diabetes Care
AstraZeneca Canada
Auropharma

1-A

B
BD Medical – Diabetes Care
Berry Plastics Corp.
Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.

C
Canopy Growth



B-C-D

F
Ferring Pharmaceuticals

H
HealthChain
Healthmark Ltd.
 
I
Impres Pharma Inc.
IQVIA

E-F-G-H-I

J
Jamp Pharma Corp.

K
Kohl & Frisch Ltd.

L
Lifescan Canada Ltd.

 

 

J-K-L

M
McCann Pharmacy Initiative
Mint Pharmaceuticals
Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC.

N
Natco Pharma (Canada) Inc.

O
Odan Laboratories Ltd.
Omnicell, Inc.

M-N-O

P
Pear Healthcare Solutions
Pfizer Canada Inc.
Pharmascience Canada
PharmaSmart Canada
 

P-R

S
Sandoz Canada Inc.
Sanofi Pasteur
Sato Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
ScriptPro Canada Ltd.
Servier Canada Inc.
Sterimax Inc.
STI Technologies Ltd.

T
Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Teva Canada Ltd. 
Tilray
Trudell Medical International

S-T-U

W
WeedMD

V-W
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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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