National News Release 2017

National, | May 24, 2017

May 9, 2017   A staggering 386 tonnes of unwanted medications safely destroyed in 2016   Ottawa – Canadians and their pharmacists in four provinces have helped safely destroy a staggering 386 tonnes of unused or expired medications in 2016, says the Health Product Stewardship Association (HPSA) which manages medications return programs in British Columbia, […]

PEI News Release May 2017

PEI, | May 24, 2017

May 9, 2017   PEI pharmacists help residents safely destroy 6.8 tonnes of household pharmaceutical and sharps waste   Ottawa –Pharmacists on Prince Edward Island helped residents safely destroy 4.2 tonnes of expired or unused medications and 2.6 tonnes of sharps — needles, lancets and alike — in 2016 in the province’s first full year […]

Ontario News Release May 2017

Ontario, | May 24, 2017

May 9, 2017   For immediate release:   Ontario pharmacists help residents safely destroy 551 tonnes of household pharmaceutical and sharps waste   Ottawa – Nearly 4,000 pharmacists throughout Ontario helped residents in the province safely destroy 273 tonnes of expired or unused medications and 278 tonnes of sharps — needles, lancets and alike — […]

Student Summer Job Opportunity

National, | Apr 6, 2017

Administrative and Program Assistant – Student Summer Job Opportunity Health Products Stewardship Association – Ottawa, ON We’re looking for someone who can help with administration of our stewardship programs. You will play an important role in supporting the program coordinators and the administrative assistant. You’ll be responsible for day to day administrative support such as […]

B.C. Medications Return Program Plan 2017

British Columbia, | Oct 31, 2016

The Health Products Stewardship Association recently renewed it`s program plan for 2017 and beyond. Please view the update plan by clicking on the link here.