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Pharmacist and business owner Nafisa Merali walks through the doors of her Surrey-based pharmacy, Naz’s Pharmacy, and immediately recognizes a patient, stopping to ask how they are doing.

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CEO Message: Geraldine Vance

Each decade seems to be marked by some event that is written into the history books – Expo 86, Y2K, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. There is little doubt that for Canadians this decade will be marked…

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The Tablet speaks with Darcy on pharmacy’s role in managing mental health and addictions issues.

The Hon. Judy Darcy has served as B.C.’s first and Canada’s only Minister of Mental Health and Addictions since July 2017. An MLA for New…

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President's Message: Chris Waller

It is with great honour and enthusiasm that I take on the role of president of the Board of Directors of the BC Pharmacy Association for the 2018/19 fiscal year. The year 2018 marks an important…

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Over the past 60 years, B.C. specialists have been addressing the need for safe and effective treatment for drug addiction. Let's look back at some of the milestones achieved on the path of towards the development of Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT…

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This December, the BC Pharmacy Association launches a new training program on Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) for community pharmacists. 

The program, which includes an online self-study program followed by an in-person workshop, provides…

In The News, The Tablet

Pharmacist Tara Oxford gives life-saving drug to customer who overdosed “I just knew what I needed to do,” says Oxford.