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Lifetime Achievement Award to Steve Long

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SEPTEMBER 2019 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is pleased to honour the memory of Steve Long, who passed away in July this year, with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Throughout his career of almost 40 years, Long blazed...

Celebrating the 2019 Pillar of Pharmacy: Sherry Peister

July 2019 – Sherry Peister, volunteer extraordinaire, 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. 

Sherry is truly a very...

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...

Embracing Change: Health-e Choice Pharmacy, NF

March 2019 - Wth the right mix of pharmacy services, independent pharmacies can thrive among big chain competition. Or at least that’s what Health-e Choice Pharmacy is proving in Clarenville, NF. 

Locally owned and operated by three pharmacists,...

Meet this year's CFP Board Members

March 2019 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy welcomes its newest board member this year: Jean Bourcier from Quebec’s advocacy body for pharmacy owners. As a pharmacist, and Executive Vice-Vice-President and General Manager of the Association...

Recognizing Contributions of Past Presidents

March 2019 - As a volunteer organization itself, the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy understands first-hand the importance of volunteers who generously give their time and expertise. That’s why CFP takes great pleasure in recognizing the...

Ray's lessons for pharmacy (and life)

January 2019 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy was very pleased to recognize Ray Murphy, founder of Murphy’s Pharmacies in Prince Edward Island (PEI), as the Foundation’s Pillar of Pharmacy in 2018. Since opening his first pharmacy in 1981,...