July 11, 2016

Notice: Possible Canada Post Service Disruption

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers continue to negotiate, however there is still a possibility of a service disruption should an agreement not be reached. 

July 7, 2016

Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses SOBEYs Appeal to Challenge College Incentive Bylaws

June 28, 2016

2015/16 Annual Report

The Annual Report for the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia for the fiscal year 2015/2016 (March 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016) is now available online.

June 27, 2016

Deputy Registrar Suzanne Solven
Leaving College in July 2016

Suzanne Solven, Deputy Registrar, will be leaving the College effective July 5, 2016.

June 24, 2016

The highlights from the June Board Meeting are now available: 

June 17, 2016

Bill C-14 on MAID Now Federal Law

On June 17, 2016, the federal government passed legislation that governs the medical assistance in dying (MAID) process. Bill C-14 was approved with amendments by a vote of 44-28, and received royal assent which makes it federal law effective immediately.

June 10, 2016

The Role of Pharmacy in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)  – Minister of Justice Directive

June 6, 2016

Update on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)

Note: New information is available with respect to MAID - please visit the College website:   

April 27, 2016


On April 25, 2016, the provincial government passed the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) amendments. Health Minister Terry Lake moved the third reading of the amendments, which authorize the College to identify pharmacy owners, something that was not possible in the past.

April 15, 2016

The highlights from the April Board Meeting are now available: