Archived News & Events

December 30, 2016
Latest Friday Five now available.

December 23, 2016
Winter Newsletter now available.

December 23, 2016 
Notice to Pharmacy Managers and Pharmacists: Naloxone Nasal Spray now Schedule II Status

December 16, 2016
The latest Friday Five is now available.
December 2, 2016
The latest Friday Five is now available.

November 4, 2016
Nominations for the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba Awards now open! See the Honours & Awards page for more details.

October 24, 2016
Guidelines on Pharmacy Compounding of Non-Sterile Preparations is now open for member feedback.

October 24, 2016
The Friday Five and Fall Newsletter are now available.

October 21, 2016
Practice Direction on Referring a Patient is now open for member feedback.

September 30, 2016 
Special Notice - Regulation Amendment 

Registry Checks 
For more information please see Pharmacists Currently Registered and Licenced.

August 26, 2016 
The Friday Five and Summer Newsletter are now available.
June 27, 2016 
Notice to Pharmacy Managers : Naloxone Guidelines for Pharmacists
June 23, 2016 
Notice to Pharmacy Managers and Pharmacists : Medical Assistance In Dying (MAID) (formerly physician assisted dying). (Updated information as of June 23, 2016)

The College is recruiting for a new Deputy Registrar. View the job posting HERE.
Applications are being accepted until December 21, 2015, at 4 p.m.

December 9, 2015
Notification package now available for Election of Council Members.

November 13, 2015
Announcement: New College Registrar appointed.

September 25, 2015
Fall 2015 Newsletter and enclosures

August 14, 2015
Career posting for the new Registrar

January 2, 2015
Amendment to the National Drug Schedules for hydrocortisone
Please be sure to review this important notice about hydrocortisone from Health Canada.
December 22, 2014
Winter 2014 Newsletter & Enclosures
The Winter 2014 Newsletter is now available at Friday Five & Newsletter .
December 11, 2014
On December 8, 2014, the College Council approved the updated  Principles for the Provision of Opioid Dependence Treatment by Manitoba Pharmacists .  This document replaces the former guidelines from 2010.
November 7, 2014
Nominate a colleague for a College Award!

Please click here for the 2015 Awards Nominations Brochure.
October 27, 2014
Manitoba has an Apology Act - Learn more about it!
An information sheet from the Manitoba Institue for Patient Safety and the Manitoba Alliance of Health Regulatory Colleges on Manitoba's Apology Act.
October 21, 2014
Renewals are now open!
Members can now log in to their online profile to renew the 2015 practising licence. Pharmacy managers must log in to their pharmacy profile to renew the 2015 pharmacy licence. The deadline to renew both licences is November 30, 2014.
October 16, 2014
Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Grant
The deadline to apply for this grant is November 3, 2014. Please view the Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Iniatives Grant Application .
October 10, 2014
Manitoba government launches new flu campaign, announces greater access to immunizations for Manitobans
The above provincial government news release highlights pharmacists administering the flu shot this fall.
September 12, 2014
Manitoba Pharmacists receive extended practice registration news release . For more information, please see the Expanded Scope of Practice webpage.
September 10, 2014
In time for the upcoming flu season, Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors (MHHLS) released a Pharmacist Administration of Vaccines in Manitoba document outlining the pharmacist process for administering publicly funded vaccines.
August 20, 2014
Pharmacists' Gateway Canada

Pharmacists from outside Canada now benefit from the new national Gateway program. To find out more click Pharmacists from Outside Canada.

February 10, 2015
Manitoba Health - case of measles
MMDRC Introductory Letter to Pharmacists
The Manitoba Monitored Drugs Review Committee (MMDRC) is an advisory committee of experts created to identify patterns or trends that might indicate inappropriate prescribing, dispensing, abuse or misuse of monitored drugs and make recommendations to the Minister of Health in order to optimize patient care.
Orientation to the New Practice Framework [Updated August 29, 2014]
This manual was developed to answer questions around the new Act, July 2013 Regulations and practice directions implemented January 1, 2014. It is continually updated as more information becomes available.

Council Meetings
Upcoming Council Meetings posted under Meetings, Minutes & Reports


Expanded Scope of Practice
Visit this page often for information on administration of injections, prescribing for self-limiting conditions, smoking cessation, applications.