February 16, 2018

The highlights from the February Board Meeting are now available.

February 9, 2018

Amendments to the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) permit the College to know the identity of all pharmacy owners, determine their suitability for pharmacy ownership and hold them accountable for providing safe and effective care by ensuring their pharmacies are compliant with legislative requirements for pharmacies in BC.

While these amendments were originally slated...

January 11, 2018

Tracey Hagkull and Justin Thind have been appointed by Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, to serve as public board members for a term of two years. Ryan Hoag has been appointed for...

January 10, 2018

Opioid Agonist Treatment Alert: Potential Slow Release Oral Morphine Shortage

From The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use


January 2, 2018

On January 1, 2018, amendments to Professional Practice Policy – 66, including changing its name from “Methadone Maintenance Treatment” to “Opioid Agonist Treatment,” came into effect. These amendments also include the introduction of new policy guides for buprenorphine/naloxone, and slow-release oral morphine​.


December 21, 2017

On December 20, 2017, BC’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Judy Darcy announced that take-home naloxone kits are now available at community pharmacies throughout British Columbia.

December 13, 2017

Required maintenance work to the College’s IT systems supporting eServices will take place between 5:00 pm Saturday, December 16 and 12:00pm Sunday, December 17. 

December 1, 2017

Each year, the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science recognizes one of its remarkable alumni for creating a local, provincial, national or global impact in the field of community, research, hospital, governance, education or clinical pharmacy. 

The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia would like to congratulate our Registrar, Bob Nakagawa, for being this year’s recipient. 

November 30, 2017

On November 7, 2017, Health Canada implemented changes regarding the prescribing and dispensing of Mifegymiso. 

November 17, 2017

The highlights from the November Board Meeting are now available.