March 22, 2021

On March 17, 2021, the Federal Bill C-7, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) received Royal Assent. This new legislation expands eligibility of medical assistance in dying (MAiD); modifies existing safeguards and adds new safeguards; introduces a waiver of final consent to receive MAiD in certain circumstances; and expands the monitoring regime for MAiD. 

March 18, 2021

At its September 2020 meeting, as part of the 2021/22 budget, the College Board approved a fee increase of 5.5% for an annual pharmacy licence which will come into effect on April 1, 2021. 

March 16, 2021

As of March 15, 2021, amendments to the College’s bylaws under the Health Professions Act (HPA) requiring temporary registrants to provide additional information to the College every 12 months, if their temporary registration period exceeds 12 months, are now in effect. 


March 5, 2021

The College of Pharmacists of BC is inviting pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to help modernize the Jurisprudence Examination (JE) by providing input through a series of workshops.