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.

February 26, 2021

The highlights from the February Board Meeting are now available.

January 29, 2021


The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia is inviting volunteers to serve on its committees!

January 28, 2021

After granting PDAP exemptions for registration renewals between March 2020 and February 2021, the College would like to remind registrants that beginning in March 2021 all registrants must once again complete their PDAP requirements prior to their registration renewal deadline. 

January 4, 2021

The College has partnered with Prometric to administer the JE as a computer-based exam. Candidates will have the option to take the exam at a Prometric Test Center or as a remotely proctored exam.

December 17, 2020

The College is seeking input from the public, pharmacy professionals and other health care partners on their experiences using our website ( and how we can improve it. 


December 16, 2020

In April 2020, in response to the increasing demands on BC’s pharmacies and pharmacy professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the College extended the deadline for community pharmacies and telepharmacies to implement physical barrier requirements. 

The deadline for compliance with physical barrier requirements was extended from April 21, 2020 to December 31, 2020...

December 3, 2020

Due to an ongoing global shortage of the active ingredient, the availability of NARDIL (phenelzine sulfate) in Canada has decreased and the resupply date is unknown at this point.

Patients should contact their healthcare professional as soon as possible to discuss how to safely discontinue NARDIL to minimize discontinuation symptoms and understand which symptoms require medical...

November 30, 2020

A new, single Confidentiality Undertaking form is now available for all pharmacy staff, including registrants, who have access to personal health information.

Starting December 1, any new pharmacy staff who have access to personal health information will need to complete the form before they start working at a pharmacy.  

Current pharmacy staff who have access to personal health...