Neighbourhood Pharmacies’ Awards 2022 Call for Nominations

Neighbourhood Pharmacies Awards

Neighbourhood Pharmacies' Awards Call for Nominations 

The call for nominations is now open for the 2022 Neighbourhood Pharmacies awards:

Help us identify individuals who have demonstrated significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment to Canada's pharmacy industry.

Each Neighbourhood Pharmacies Retail Member company and Partner company (as well as Neighbourhood Pharmacies staff) can submit one nomination per award.

Awards will be presented at the 2022 Pharmacy June 6-8, 2022 in Toronto.

Submission deadline: April 18, 2022.



More information about the awards below.

2022 Neighbourhood Pharmacies Distinguished Associate of the Year

This award honours a Neighbourhood Pharmacies Associate in good standing who displays commitment to Neighbourhood Pharmacies initiatives and/or committees and contributes to the advancement of pharmacy.

The ideal candidate:
· Displays commitment to Neighbourhood Pharmacies committees and initiatives as a volunteer or through a supportive role
· Contributes to the advancement of Neighbourhood Pharmacies
· Contributes to the advancement of the community pharmacy industry

Past recipients include:

2021 – Denis Langlois, AuroPharma
2020–Martin Ares, Sandoz
2019–Dania Scott, Canopy Growth 
2018– Kimberly Schroeder, Amgen Canada
2017 – Jaiveer Singh, Mint Pharmaceuticals Inc.
2016 – Peter Hardwick, Apotex Inc.
2013 – Don Bird, WN Pharmaceuticals
2012 – Carol MacDonald, Pfizer Canada Inc.
2010 – Paul Porter, Advantage International
2009 – Jean Legault, Beiersdorf Canada Inc.
2008 – Rita Egan, AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
2007 – Rod Sturtridge, Carlton Cards Limited

2022 Len Marks Pharmacy Advancement Award  

This award, in memory of Len Marks, CACDS Board Chair, 1997-2000, recognizes an individual for demonstrating outstanding dedication to the advancement of pharmacy.

The ideal candidate:
· Is involved in supporting the development and excellence of pharmacy education at the university level, encouraging students to enter pharmacy as a career advance the standards of healthcare delivery
· Provides an environment ripe for education and training for pharmacy staff to advance the standards of healthcare delivery
· Promotes pharmacy as a community resource in the provision of pharmacy services and brings the attention of government and industry partners to the valuable contribution of community pharmacy
Candidates for this award need not be Neighbourhood Pharmacies members.


Past recipients include:

2021 – Pharmacy Sector
2020 – Domenic Pilla
2019 – Margaret Wing2018- Darcy Stann
2017 – John Tse
2016 – Sandra Aylward
2013 – David Windross
2012 – Russell Cohen
2010 – Barbara Wells
2009 – Albert Falardeau
2008 – Sean McKelvey

Please don’t hesitate to contact Kaitlin Mooney at should you have any questions.