Old meds be gone – How to dispose of medications safely?

National, | May 3, 2021

Find program participating pharmacies on a drop-off location map. 

New HPSA Office Address

National, | Feb 25, 2021

Effective March 31, 2021, the HPSA office is moving to a new address. 3800 Steeles Ave West, Suite 301A Woodbridge, ON, L4L 4G9 Please redirect all correspondences accordingly. Thank you!

New Sharps Collection Program Launch in Manitoba

National, | Feb 16, 2021

The Ministry of Conservation and Climate of Manitoba has approved the Manitoba Sharps Collection Program (MSCP) and it is now officially launched. Click here to read the official news release.    

Latest Updates from HPSA – PEI Autumn Newsletter for Pharmacists

PEI, | Jan 21, 2021

This newsletter covers several topics, including updated FAQ on our webpage and HPSA’s social media pages. Click here to read.  

Latest Updates from HPSA – British Columbia Autumn Newsletter for Pharmacists

British Columbia, | Jan 21, 2021

This newsletter covers several topics, including requesting service online, Updated FAQ on our webpage and HPSA’s social media pages. Click here to read.  

Latest Updates from HPSA – Manitoba Autumn Newsletter for Pharmacists

Manitoba, | Jan 21, 2021

This newsletter covers several topics, including requesting service online, the new Manitoba Sharps Collection Program, Updated FAQ on our webpage and HPSA’s social media pages. Click here to read.  

Latest Updates from HPSA – Ontario Autumn Newsletter for Pharmacists

Ontario, | Jan 21, 2021

This newsletter covers several topics, including requesting service online, Updated FAQ on our webpage and HPSA’s social media pages. Click here to read.  

Safe Storage and Disposal of Medications during the COVID-19 Pandemic

National, | Nov 6, 2020

Storing medications safely at home and returning products to the pharmacy when they are no longer needed are important ways to prevent harm. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, pharmacies may not be accepting medication returns for disposal, or they may have new ways of taking them back. Take a look at the newsletter from the […]

Evidence Summary on the Prevention of Poisoning in Canada

National, | Nov 6, 2020

The Evidence Summary on the Prevention of Poisoning describes the current poisoning problem in Canada, using data from hospitals, poison centres and death records. It also highlights best practices for poison prevention, current initiatives in Canada, and recommendations for future actions we can take. The summary is prepared by Parachute Canada and Injury Prevention Centre, […]

Manitoba Sharps Collection Program Plan DRAFT

Manitoba, | Oct 21, 2020

Click here to read the Draft Manitoba Sharps Collection Program Plan for 2020-2023