News

July 25, 2016

Job Opportunity: Complaints Resolution Officer / Investigator

The College has a full-time, temporary job opportunity in its Complaints Resolution Department. 

July 22, 2016

Nominations for 2016 Board Elections 

This year, Board elections are being held in Districts 2 (Fraser Valley), 4 (Kootenay/Okanagan), 6 (Urban Hospitals), and 8 (Pharmacy Technicians).

You can play an important role in these elections by identifying and nominating the best possible candidates or deciding to run for yourself.

July 15, 2016

Health Canada No Longer Requires
Pre-Authorization for Destruction of
Narcotics and Controlled Drugs

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

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