To support continuity of care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 19, 2020, Health Canada issued a national class exemption under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and its regulations, for prescriptions of controlled substances.
In order to continue to maintain Canadians’ access to controlled substances for medical treatments, the expiration date of this...
The College’s New Online Full Registration System is now live. This means that as of June 23, 2021, pharmacy professionals who have completed all of the necessary requirements will be able to submit their Full Registration application online by logging into their eServices account.
Starting June 30, 2021, the College will no longer be accepting paper applications. All Full Registration...
RACISM IN HEALTH CARE: AN APOLOGY TO INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND A PLEDGE TO BE ANTI-RACIST
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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.