Some Helpful Resources

  • The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)
    The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) is a national body that provides Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial health care decision makers with credible, impartial advice and evidence-based information about the effectiveness and efficiency of drugs and other health technologies.
  • Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP)
    CCAPP currently accredits 13 pharmacy academic programs offered at ten Canadian universities. Graduates from a CCAPP accredited program may apply directly for the Qualifying Examination of The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada. Graduates from a non-accredited university pharmacy degree program must first pass the PEBC Evaluating Examination, designed to determine if the program of study completed is comparable to one accredited by CCAPP. CCAPP also accredits a large number of pharmacy technician programs offered at community and regional public colleges and private career colleges in Canada
  • Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists
    CSHP is the national voice of pharmacists committed to the advancement of safe, effective medication use and patient care in hospitals and related health care settings.
  • The Centre for COMmunity Pharmacy Research and Interdisciplinary Strategies (c/COMPRIS)

    The Centre for COMmunity Pharmacy Research and Interdisciplinary Strategies (c/COMPRIS) is a unique multidisciplinary health research centre with a focus on practice based research. c/COMPRIS is multi-disciplinary in nature and promotes inter-professional care, professional development, and evaluation to improve health outcomes.

  • Health Canada
    Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
  • is dedicated to helping people find employment in Atlantic Canada, and promoting the region as a great place to live, work, and play. Our mandate is to help the best job candidates find lasting and rewarding matches with the best possible job opportunities.
  • Health Match BC
    Health Match BC is a free service that offers matching services to nurses who are interested in rural B.C. job opportunities.
    This site identifies the challenges and explores the opportunities for business through the talents of skilled immigrants. It shares practices of employers already down this path, and presents strategies to include skilled immigrants in Canadian offices, boardrooms, laboratories and work floors.
  • provides free access to career postings from companies in Canada, a resume wizard, relocation tools, free e-mail, a national scholarship search, career articles, and chats with human resource professionals, employers, and recruiters.
  • Marskell Group
    The Marskell Group publishes the "Health Care Careers & Information Handbook" and organizes career fairs.
  • MedHunters
    MedHunters is an online health care recruiting agency.
  • Medical Jobs Online
    Free Job Database and Resume Postings.
  • Newcomers to Canada DayPlanner and Website
    If you are a newcomer to Canada – or if you are considering Canada as your new home – the DayPlanner and the Newcomers to Canada website have been designed for you. The goal is to give you quick and easy access to things you need to know as you build your new life here.
    This unique site offers information about: employment, immigration and citizenship, community services, language training, legal services, housing, education, consumer information, health, and much more.
  • The Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)

    The Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) is a national scientific and professional society representing clinical biochemists across Canada. It provides leadership in the practice of clinical biochemistry and clinical laboratory medicine through service, education and research. The Society establishes standards for diagnostic services and serves as a resource to government, industry and healthcare associations, in the interest of the general public.

  • Health Edition
    Health Edition is a weekly, independent publication from Krysgar Communications Inc. which has been in production since 1996 and available online since 2000. Their mission is to help Canadians stay on top of developments to their health care system, and to foster dialogue about health reform.
  • The Institute of Health Economics (IHE)
    The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is a non-profit organization committed to producing, gathering, and disseminating health research findings from health economics, health policy, health technology assessment and comparative effectiveness to improve the delivery of health care and support a sustainable future.
  • is the only website focusing specifically on issues relevant to pharmaceutical professionals working with technology, be it development, engineering, IT or production.
  • RxFiles
    RxFiles is an academic detailing program providing objective, comparative drug information to physicians, pharmacists and allied health professionals.