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Canadian Pharmacists Conference 2017 Sponsors Meet our Diamond Sponsors


t Johnson & Johnson Inc., the mission is to enrich the health and wellness of every Canadian, every day. Behind every one of its brands is a tradition of innovative research, cutting-edge technology, and a deep commitment to delighting consumers with products that they can trust for their entire family. To that end, Johnson & Johnson strongly supports the


hoppers Drug Mart Corporation is one of the most recognized and trusted names in Canadian retailing. With more than 1250 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores, Shoppers is one of the most convenient retailers in Canada. It also licenses or owns 49 medical clinic pharmacies and 6 luxury beauty destinations. As well, it owns and operates 50 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, making it the largest Canadian retailer of home health


oblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, banking, and wireless mobile products and services. With more than 2300 locations, Loblaw employs approximately 192,000 people, making it one of Canada’s largest private sector employers. Loblaw’s purpose—Live Life Well—puts first the needs and well-being of Canadians who make one billion transactions annually in the

practice of pharmacy through ongoing continuing education and counseling tools. Whether for smoking cessation, pain management or allergy treatment, pharmacists play a critical role in ensuring safe and effective medication use. Johnson & Johnson supports the increasingly expanded scope of pharmacists, which has been proven to improve disease-specific outcomes.

care products and services. In addition, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services, and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities. Shoppers Drug Mart is a unique and independent operating division of Loblaw Companies Limited. companies’ stores. Loblaw is positioned to meet and exceed those needs with its many convenient locations: more than 1050 grocery stores that range from discount to specialty; fullservice pharmacies at more than 1250 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix locations and more than 500 Loblaw locations; PC Financial no-fee banking; affordable Joe Fresh fashion and family apparel; and 3 of Canada’s top consumer brands in Life Brand, no name and President’s Choice. Through the PC Plus and Shoppers Optimum loyalty programs, more than 1 in every 3 Canadians is rewarded for shopping with the companies.

Teva Canada: A proud pharmacy partner

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eva is the largest manufacturer of generic drugs in the world, and is among the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies. Here in Canada, Teva makes both generic and

brand-name pharmaceutical products; each day, pharmacists fill over 250,000 prescriptions medications from Teva. Teva offers more than 400 generic medications, to treat everything from C P J / R P C • m ay / j u n e 2 0 1 7 • V O L 1 5 0 , N O 3

CPhA CONNECTION ear infections to diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Its proven generic products are recognizable through prefixes such as “Novo-,” “ratio-”, “Act-” and “Teva-.” Teva’s brand-name division, Teva Canada Innovation, develops and markets leading proprietary medications in the areas of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and acute migraine attacks. But Teva doesn’t stop there: it also

offers the industry’s finest resources to support pharmacy business, continuing education and expanded scope of practice. For more information about Teva Canada and its medicines, please visit TevaMakesMedicines.com. To learn more about the company, please visit tevacanada.com and tevacanadainnovation.com.

Meet our Platinum Sponsors


akers of the renowned CONTOUR portfolio of blood glucose monitoring systems, Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global company whose mission is to empower people living with diabetes through innovative solutions that simplify and improve their lives. Ascensia uses its specialist expertise to develop high-quality solutions and tools that make a positive, daily difference for people with diabetes.


fizer Canada Inc. is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies. Its diversified health care portfolio includes some of the world’s best known and most prescribed medicines and vaccines. GenMed, a division of Pfizer Canada, is a Canadian-based supplier of qualitys generic medicines. Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, also a division of Pfizer Canada Inc., is one of Canada’s premier companies in the field of self-medication health care products. In today’s environment, finding the right partner is essential. Building on its commitment of quality, reliability and integrity, Pfizer offers pharmacists a wide portfolio of medications and


urdue Pharma Canada (Purdue) is a researchbased pharmaceutical company with its headquarters, research & development (R&D) operations, and manufacturing located in Pickering, Ontario. The company, which employs more than 400 people across Canada, is a leader in the research, development and commercialization of

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Ascensia’s products combine advanced technology with user-friendly functionality that help with diabetes management. Ascensia collaborates closely with health care professionals and other partners to ensure its products meet the highest standards of accuracy, precision and reliability, and that it conducts business compliantly and with integrity.

solutions and seeks to build strategic partnerships so that together we grow and ensure the future success of pharmacy as it evolves to meet new realities. Every day, Pfizer Canada employees work to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives. This commitment is reflected in everything Pfizer does, from disease awareness initiatives to community partnerships, to the belief that it takes more than medications to be truly healthy. To learn more about Pfizer’s More than Medication philosophy and programs, visit www.morethanmedication.ca. To learn more about Pfizer Canada, visit pfizer.ca or you can follow us on Twitter (twitter.com/PfizerCA) or Facebook (facebook. com/Pfizer.Canada).

medicines for the treatment of pain and central nervous system disorders (ADHD), as well as an over-the-counter portfolio. Purdue Pharma is dedicated to developing and providing innovative medicines for patients and health care professionals and to supporting quality education for the safe use of its products. ■ 219

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