Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives. For more information, visit and follow us on twitter @AmgenCanadaGM and on Facebook @AmgenCanada

Kimberly Schroeder

Sr. Manager, Stategic Pharmacy Relations

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6775 Financial Drive, Suite 100
Mississauga, ON L5N 0A4

Established in 2016, through the acquisition of Bayer Diabetes Care by PHC Holdings (formerly known as Panasonic Healthcare Holdings), Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global company dedicated to improving the health and lives of people with diabetes. Already including the world‐renowned CONTOUR™ range of blood glucose monitoring systems, Ascensia is committed to adding more innovative and life-changing products to their portfolio. For more information on Ascensia Diabetes Care, visit ©2021 Ascensia Diabetes Care Canada Inc.


Best Buy Medical Supplies, is a Canadian Owned Company, your trusted partner in delivering top-quality health care products and equipment.

Biosyent Pharma Inc. is a Canadian independent pharmaceutical company. BioSyent’s vision is to be the leading independent Canadian provider of innovative healthcare products. Our diverse portfolio touches various therapeutic areas, such as pain management, post-menopause management, and anemia.

Sindi Skenderi

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At Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) we believe a more connected and collaborative system is a healthier system, and we work with governments, health care organizations, clinicians and patients to make health care more digital. PrescribeIT® is a national e-prescribing service that provides safer and more efficient medication management by connecting community-based prescribers to pharmacies, by enabling the digital transmission of prescriptions. The PrescribeIT® Learning Centre courses are designed to help physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians understand the fundamentals of e-prescribing and to learn how PrescribeIT® enhances communication, improves medication management and integrates into clinical workflows:

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom strives to simplify and improve diabetes management around the world.

CGM systems are medical devices that can show patients’ glucose levels (including the rate of change and direction) throughout the day and night. Dexcom CGM reduces some of the guesswork that comes with making diabetes treatment decisions, offering our users’ greater peace of mind.

Since 1998, Drakkar International designs, manufactures and markets a complete and innovative range of products intended for retailers in different markets. We are known for having the largest selection of shopping carts and material handling equipment in Canada. We have become specialists in increasing efficiency in the handling of goods. We offer an innovative solution for the storage of unit products and a system for optimizing shelf filling. We are committed to providing high quality, safe, functional and value-added products.

René Normand

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450-651-9137, ext 220

Eli Lilly and Company is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by Colonel Eli Lilly, who was committed to creating high quality medicines that meet people’s needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to people who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and contribute to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Eli Lilly Canada was established in 1938, the result of a research collaboration with scientists at the University of Toronto which eventually produced the world’s first commercially-available insulin. Our work focuses on oncology, diabetes, autoimmunity, neurodegeneration, and pain. To learn more about Lilly Canada, please visit us at

embecta, formerly part of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), is one of the largest pure-play diabetes care companies in the world, leveraging its nearly 100-year legacy in insulin delivery to empower people with diabetes to live their best life through innovative solutions, partnerships and the passion of more than 2,000 employees around the globe. For more information, visit

Robin Meyer

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416-540-8313 ext.7025

EVCOR is a Canadian Pharmacy Business Advisory firm bringing over 150 years of combined pharmacy industry and ownership experience to the table, offering unmatched expertise and guidance. EVCOR provides tailored services and expertise to help achieve maximum value and secure pharmacy owners’ financial future. Our professional team of advisors work with our clients every step of the way, whether it’s for a valuation, optimization plan, exit strategy or transaction. We, as stakeholders in the pharmacy industry, are dedicated to supporting the success of independent pharmacies. Our commitment stems from our passion for business ownership. 

Fresenius Kabi Canada is a diverse pharmaceutical company committed to supplying Canadians with high-quality and cost-effective pharmaceutical products and services. Our extensive product portfolio comprises intravenous specialty and generic medicines, transfusion technologies, infusion therapies, parenteral nutrition, biosimilars, complex formulations, and related medical devices. We are devoted to meeting the healthcare needs of Canadians and strive to deliver innovative solutions that enhance patient care and well-being.

Tim Greenlaw

Regional Sales Manager

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Manolo Bayani

Regional Sales Manager

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We unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. GSK is a global biopharma company with a purpose to unite science, technology, and talent to get ahead of disease together.

Elizabeth Staples

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Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA) is a national not-for-profit Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) founded over 22 years ago and representing over 150 pharmaceutical brand owners and manufacturers, whose mandate is to develop and manage stewardship programs in provinces where extended producer responsibility (EPR) legislations exist.

Since 2013, HPSA has been leading the Ontario Medications Return Program and Ontario Sharps Collection Program. Our program ensures the safe collection and disposal of post-consumer medications and medical sharps. Over 4000 community pharmacies in Ontario act as collection locations for HPSA take-back programs, educating the public on the safe disposal of unwanted medications and used medical sharps.

HPSA’s vision is to build a healthier and safer environment together.

As Canada’s largest insurance broker, HUB International Ontario Limited is very proud to be the commercial insurance broker for the OPA and it’s members for over 10 year.  Our dedicated staff provide industry leading service and advice on insurance and risk management.  Our innovative retail store/pharmacy and professional liability programs protect pharmacists and pharmacy owners.

OPA Service team

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1107 Main Condos offers a rare opportunity to own brand new condos close to McMaster University in Hamilton’s beautiful Westdale neighbourhood. The first condo building built in Westdale in over 40 years. This building will solve the growing housing crisis beside the university, which has led to high rental growth and low vacancy rates. Buyers and investors can now purchase turnkey pre-construction condo suites with a 2 year lease guarantee, 2 year free property management services, and free furniture package. The perfect location between McMaster University, McMaster Hospital, and McMaster Innovation Park.

Blake Robinson


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IQVIA is the leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. IQVIA creates intelligent connections across all aspects of healthcare through its analytics, transformative technology, big data resources and extensive domain expertise. IQVIA Connected Intelligence™ delivers powerful insights with speed and agility — enabling customers to accelerate the clinical development and commercialization of innovative medical treatments that improve healthcare outcomes for patients. Globally, IQVIA conducts operations in more than 100 countries. Established in Montreal (Canada) in 1960, IQVIA has more than 1,300 employees in offices located in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia.

We are committed to supporting pharmacists, so they can focus on what’s most important, that is, the well-being of Canadians. Through continued access to our highly diversified portfolio, our vision is to become the largest Canadian pharmaceutical company dedicated to creating a brighter, healthier future for all. Let’s work together, now more than ever, to make a positive change.

Garrett Rocca

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Kenvue is the world’s largest pure-play consumer health company by revenue. Built on more than a century of heritage, our iconic brands, including Aveeno®, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages, Johnson’s®, Listerine®, Neutrogena®, and Tylenol®, are science-backed and recommended by healthcare professionals around the world. At Kenvue, we believe in the extraordinary power of everyday care and our teams work every day to put that power in consumers’ hands and earn a place in their hearts and homes. Learn more at

L’Oreal Dermatological Beauty – Pioneering life-changing and sustainable dermatological solutions for all. At L’Oreal Dermatological Beauty, our Mission is to help everyone in their quest for healthy and beautiful skin. The Dermatological Beauty Division is the World leader in dermocosmetic skincare, with international brands recommended by health care professionals and distributed in healthcare outlets worldwide. Our brand portfolio includes, CeraVe, La Roche Posay, SkinCeuticals and Vichy. Each brand offers a broad range of skincare and haircare products that address the skin health of all people.

The Ontario Pharmacy Health Program (OPHP) is a voluntary program for registrants of the Ontario College of Pharmacists.  It is designed to encourage those with substance use and/or mental health disorders seek treatment. The program monitors registrants’ recovery so that they may be supported in return to practice and/or practice safely, which promote professional accountability and protects the public.  Registrants receive case management assistance, information and self-referral options, assessment and disability management services, and assistance with stay at work and/or return to work.  Lifemark Health Corp. is the service provider.

Julia P. Reid, B. Mgmt. (D Hons), CHRP

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You may know Loblaw as your favorite grocery chain. But more than that, we are a leader in food and pharmacy retail across Canada. Our team of close to 200,000 dedicated colleagues support our communities and help Canadians Live Life Well®. We care about the health and wellbeing of our customers. We’re excited to create real change. To get there, we welcome new colleagues and new ideas. We encourage collaboration, and support everyone to be themselves, to trust each other and to make connections. In a culture that’s kind, supportive and inclusive, we’re transforming our customers’ everyday lives.

Manulife is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

Giovani Chowreemootoo

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Carmelina Manno

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Migraine Canada (MC) is a national registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of Canadians living with migraine and other headache conditions. It is estimated that 12% or 4.5 million Canadians live with migraine. Migraine does not discriminate. This devastating disease affects children, women and men of all races.

Our role is to provide credible information, resources and programs to support the community including patients, loved ones and the healthcare professionals who treat them. We advocate on their behalf for access to treatment and care and health outcomes are optimized.

Novavax is a US-based biotechnology company focused on the development of innovative vaccines aimed at solving the world’s most pressing infectious disease challenges. Since our founding in 1987, we have been committed to developing novel products that leverage our proprietary recombinant nanoparticle vaccine technology to help prevent a broad range of infectious diseases. Our technology platform has the potential to produce highly immunogenic antigens, enabling the production of vaccine candidates to respond to both known and emerging disease threats. Novavax scientists bring years of integrity, study, and experience to the development of new and promising vaccines.

Pfizer Canada ULC is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies. Our diversified health care portfolio includes some of the world’s best known and most prescribed medicines and vaccines. To learn more about Pfizer Canada, visit or you can follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. 

Carol MacDonald RN, CCPE

Sr. Strategic Healthcare Partner, Pharmacy Vaccines Division

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Canada’s Fastest Growing Pharmacy Banner Program.  We are committed to providing independent pharmacies the tools, resources, and support to reach their individual success in the communities they serve.  Looking to open a pharmacy?  Operate an existing independent pharmacy?  Reach out!  175 banner members and counting!

With over 850 stores across the country, Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Since being founded in 1981, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products and advice. Each Pharmasave store operates independently to serve its individual community, which ensures both programs and services tailored to the needs of customers and a commitment to helping all customers. Live Well With Pharmasave, Canada’s community pharmacy.

Michael Thompson

Director, Business and Retail Development

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At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Sanofi is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to healthcare solutions from prevention to treatment. We turn scientific discoveries into medicine to improve health. Every day, we dedicate our most important resource, our people, to support patients and families through their health journey.

Holly O’Leary (West Contact)

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Terry Skyba (East Contact)

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Whether you’re a pharmacy student, associate, practising pharmacist or retired professional, the Scotiabank Healthcare Professional Banking Program is designed to support you. Scotiabank has 30+ years of experience advising and providing comprehensive financing solutions to healthcare professionals like yourself. From starting your career, growing your business to managing multiple revenue streams, our Healthcare Specialists are here to support you. Our goal is to deliver tailored advice and solutions at every career stage to help you meet your financial needs today and plan for the opportunities of tomorrow

ScriptPro is a privately held technology company founded in 1994 by Mike Coughlin. The company employs approximately 750 people. ScriptPro is focused on making ambulatory healthcare work better for patients and the health professionals that serve them. ScriptPro developed the first robotic prescription dispensing system for retail and ambulatory pharmacies, the SP200 Robotic Prescription Dispensing System.

Today, ScriptPro systems operate in thousands of independent, chain, hospital, supermarket, and government pharmacies. Many large chain pharmacies have standardized operations around the ScriptPro robotic model. Leading hospitals in the U.S and around the world use ScriptPro systems to ensure accuracy and patient safety.

Marcos Chiriboga

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Searchlight Pharma Inc. is a Canadian-based specialty healthcare company dedicated to improving human health and wellness through disciplined and focused search, acquisition, and commercialization of differentiated and unique healthcare products.

At Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®, we’re innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we’re caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.

With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.

Our focus is on respiratory care and select areas of the hospital operating room. Trudell Healthcare Solutions Inc. (THS) is a Canadian, family-owned, clinical, technical, and customer/patient focused organization providing unique, innovative products to the Canadian healthcare market. We manufacture and market some of the leading brands in respiratory care including the AeroChamber® brand of spacers, the Aerobika® OPEP devices, and the Aeroeclipse® brand of nebulizers.

Innovation is key to our future, and we have extensive product development capabilities including a world class Aerosol Research Laboratory. We strive to help people breathe better and live a fuller life.

Carissa Di Rico, RPh, PharmD, HBSc

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Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention of infectious diseases with significant unmet medical need. Our vision is to contribute to a world in which no one dies or suffers from a vaccine-preventable disease. Valneva’s portfolio includes three commercial vaccines for travellers: IXIARO® (Japanese encephalitis vaccine, inactivated, adsorbed); DUKORAL® (oral, inactivated cholera and Enterotoxigenic E. Coli (ETEC) Diarrhea Vaccine); and RabAvert® (rabies vaccine). Valneva also distributes and commercializes KamRAB®, a human rabies immunoglobulin. Our R&D pipeline includes vaccine candidates against Lyme disease and Chikungunya.

Benoit Paré

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Volō Healthcare Inc. is a Canadian specialty pharmaceutical/nutraceutical company focused on in-licensing and acquiring unique products which have been proven effective and safe. Our products are widely available in pharmacies across Canada and include OptiFer Alpha – a heme iron supplement and ProZema Probiotic – a blend of patented probiotics for eczema and atopic dermatitis.

Vigilance Santé develops software and databases for pharmacists and other health care professionals. These essentials tools promote safe and optimal medication use, and include RxVigilance for drug and therapeutic information, RxConsultAction for minor ailments, and RxPhotos for pictures of medications and their packaging. Our software is designed to be integrated into pharmacy management systems, such as Kroll, Propel, Fillware, and WinRx, and can also be accessed via web versions.

Christoph Kapp

Business Development Representative


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Luc Dumont

Director, Client Services

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