Neighbourhood Pharmacies Retail Membership

Neighbourhood Pharmacies represents Canada's leading pharmacy organizations that deliver high value, quality care to Canadians in all models including chain, banner, long-term care, specialty, and independent pharmacies as well as grocery chains and mass merchandisers with pharmacies.  Our members are home to the most trusted providers of drug therapies, pharmacy-based patient services and innovative healthcare solutions.

Retail Membership Benefit Highlights:

  • Valuable insights into Canadian pharmacy issues
  • Opportunity to participate on Association Board of Directors, Regional Caucuses, Committee and Working Groups
  • Input and approval of Association Strategic Plan and budget
  • Raise awareness of pharmacy's role as an essential and integral part of the public health and primary care systems
  • Develop coordinated government, public and media relations strategies to support core advocacy priorities
  • Risk and crisis management for government policies

Neighbourhood Pharmacies Associate Partnership

Associate Partners represent all supply categories and services in the retail pharmacy industry, including pharmaceuticals, health and wellness products, self-care medications and other consumer products.

There are three categories of Partnership at the Association:

Associate Partner Benefits (general partner)

Thought Leadership

  • Neighbourhood News
  • Advocacy In Action
  • Year-In Review
  • Quarterly from the Desk of the CEO
  • Quarterly Neighbourhood Pharmacy Gazette – Click here for free subscription

Access to Research Reports and Publications

  • Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ Horizon Report
  • Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ Pharmacy Services and Remuneration Report

Access to Leaders in Retail Pharmacy

  • 1:1 business meetings with Retail Members at the Pharmacy EXPO, with purchase of an exhibit booth
  • Reduced registration rate for all Association events.


  • Company name listed on Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ website and event sites.

Premium Associate Partner Benefits (includes Associate Partner benefits)

Premium Associate Partners receive exclusive benefits allowing them more direct two-way engagement with Association staff and members on the issues that matter most.  


Pharmacy Operator Partner Benefits

Partners represent retailers that are traditional chain, banner, independent, long-term care, specialty pharmacies and grocery chains and mass merchandisers with pharmacies.


Retail Members and Associate Partners

Click HERE to view the Member and Partner Prospectus.


Neighbourhood Pharmacies Exclusive Communications

When you join as a Member or Associate Partner, top-notch communications are right here in the Neighbourhood!

At Neighbourhood Pharmacies, we always focus on innovative ways to keep members and partners at the forefront of the pharmacy business. Our strategic communications are regularly delivered right to your inbox, ensuring you have easy access to the latest information about the sector and Association. As part of our 2022 refresh, we’ve added new and exciting communications for your benefit this year! 

From the Desk of the CEO

An executive communication directly from Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ CEO, Sandra Hanna, sent to your inbox each quarter! From the Desk offers you the exclusive leadership vantage point of the Association, with a big-picture analysis of pharmacy’s strategic direction and what it takes to continue making progress.

Advocacy in Action E-Newsletter

*Launched in 2022! * This new monthly communication keeps you up to speed on the Association’s proactive advocacy, including our campaigns, research, polling, newly released reports, media engagement, public affairs, and government relations. We profile our outcomes-focused thought leadership and identify how you can contribute to the work of Neighbourhood Pharmacies to create progress for pharmacy in Canada.

Advocacy in Action Live Stream

*Launched in 2022! * The companion to our Advocacy in Action e-newsletter, this vibrant and dynamic monthly Live Stream features Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ executive leadership sharing the latest details on top priorities for the pharmacy sector! Each live session includes an opportunity to interact and participate in a Q&A segment, emphasizing discussion on hot-button issues.

Neighbourhood News

*Refreshed in 2022! * Neighbourhood News delivers the latest information about the sector and Association every day! It includes our daily media monitoring service, capturing pharmacy-related content and the stories gaining current media attention. This daily communication also offers timely updates on notable policy changes and Association news, helping you track and monitor themes and stay ahead of emerging issues.

Neighbourhood Pharmacy Gazette

*Celebrating its fourth year in publication! * The Gazette is Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ very own quarterly digital magazine focused on insights, advocacy, and healthier Canadians. We frequently invite our members and partners to contribute content to showcase the pharmacy sector at the forefront of thought leadership, patient care and business innovation. Each issue of our magazine includes a Member Spotlight and Last Word article from one of our board members, a dedicated opportunity to amplify and profile topics that matter to you!

Neighbourhood Pharmacies Impact Report

The Association’s annual Impact Report summarizes and presents our key achievements each year. It identifies the policy issues we’ve championed, the growth of our stakeholder network and media presence, and how we’re consistently finding new ways to deliver value and meaningful outcomes to our members and the broader pharmacy sector. Released in Q1 each year, the Impact Report includes tangible measures and metrics to demonstrate our progress and why you want your voice reflected in the work of Neighbourhood Pharmacies.

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