OPA Membership 2024

Your journey to professional excellence and personal growth begins with OPA.

Join OPA’s dynamic community and unlock a world of opportunities and benefits. In the fast-paced world of pharmacy, collaboration is key. Joining OPA means you’ll become a part of a network of like-minded pharmacy professionals who are dedicated to making the voice of pharmacy more impactful. As a member, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to professional development programs at a discounted rate, timely updates and educational resources to keep you informed, leading insurance options to keep you and what matters protected, and membership benefits that offer significant savings. Whether you’re more advanced or just starting your journey, OPA helps elevate your pharmacy career. Pharmacy professionals who are committed to excellence, choose to start here with OPA. 

Over the last decade, OPA has advocated for minor ailments prescribing. Effective January 1, 2023, this change will  improve patient care and raise the profile of the pharmacy profession. Collectively, OPA members strengthen advocacy efforts and make the voice of pharmacy stronger.

OPA’s PD offerings boost your confidence to deliver exceptional patient care. Developed by distinguished pharmacy educators, our live webinars, online programs and in-person events, make high-quality pharmacy education readily available. Members receive exclusive discounts.

OPA’s insurance products are carefully designed for the specific needs of pharmacy professionals. OPA offers competitive group rates on life, living benefits, auto and home, travel insurance products and more. OPA’s leading PLI automatically covers any changes in the scope of practice.

As an OPA member, you gain an exclusive selection of benefits that support your practice and add enjoyment to your leisure time. OPA partners with leading organizations, so you can take advantage of special offers and customized discounts. OPA Memberperks helps you save $1000s with special discounts

Early Bird Draw


Register by December 8, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. for a chance to win 1 of the following*:

Apple Watch (3)

Membership 2024 - Gift – RingDoorbell (2)

Ring Doorbell (3)

Air Fryer (3)

AirPods (3)

Choose Your Membership Category

You may choose this category if you are a pharmacist in Part A or Part B in Ontario and are a:

  • Staff/Relief pharmacist working in community
  • New practitioner in the first four years of your pharmacy career (eligible for affordable, tiered pricing)
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist working in government, college, professional association, industry, academia etc.)

Pharmacists 65+ have the option to select the Supporting category below.

You may choose this category if you are a pharmacist in Part A or Part B in Ontario AND you are a community pharmacy owner or work as a manager in a pharmacy setting (except in hospital). 

  • Owners or Managers who are still new practitioners (in the first four years of their pharmacy career) may choose Pharmacist Category for affordable, tiered pricing. 
  • Owners or Managers who are 65+ have the option to select the Supporting category below.
  • OPA offers a range of valuable benefits for pharmacy owners that are only available as part of Owners Bundle.

You may choose this category if you are a registered pharmacy technician, pharmacy assistant or registered technician student.

You may choose this category if you are a pharmacy undergraduate student, intern, resident, IPG student or postgraduate student. 

You may choose this category if you are a:

  • Pharmacist in Part A or Part B in Ontario and are 65+ years of age 
  • Pharmacist practicing outside of Ontario
  • Resigned or on LTD benefits
  • Non-pharmacist

Our 2024 Membership Campaign is underway, and we’re excitedly preparing for the minor ailments regulatory changes on January 1. Amidst all this activity, we’re doing our utmost to respond to you promptly, typically within 3-5 business days. We encourage you to email your inquiry to [email protected] as an additional response option.

 Early-bird Incentives  

The early-bird bonus for 2024 OPA membership offers a chance to win 1 of the following: 

  • Apple Watch (3) – valued at approx. $329 ea.  
  • Ring Doorbell (3) – valued at approx. $195 ea.  
  • Air Fryer (3) – valued at approx. $159 ea.  
  • AirPods (3) – valued at approx. $177 ea.  


  • Honourary and free memberships awarded as a result of other promotions are not eligible   
  • OPA Staff and Board members are not eligible. 
  • Draw will be held on Wednesday, December 13 at 4:00 pm.    
  • Prizes must be accepted as awarded.  
  • By accepting the prize, the winner agrees for their names to be published across OPA’s communication channels. 
  • Winners will be contacted by phone and email. If we are unable to reach the winners by close of business day on Wednesday, December 20th, OPA reserves the right to draw for another winner.