Pharmacy U

InSync Video Series #2: If it ain’t broke, fix it anyway!

The appointment-based model (ABM) is improving the way many pharmacists work and enhancing the relationship they have with patients. Read More


The new topicals – So much more than pain & pediatrics in the age of polypharmacyLivRelief

Answers to key questions on why, when, and how to recommend sophisticated new OTC and compounded topicals for an ever-growing list of indications. 

Learn the ABCs of Pharmacy Finance

Recent changes in government legislation have continued to place Canada’s pharmacy owners under further financial pressures, and the need for solutions that address these pressures is at an all-time high. Read more


Having uncomfortable financial conversations with your kids

There’s always an uncomfortable pause when I ask my clients whether they talk to their kids about wealth. Read more


Get your pharmacy to go with the (work)flow

Faced with lengthening lineups and operational bottlenecks, the leadership team at Saskatoon's Mayfair Drugs decided some serious renovations were in order. Read more


The sun care category is hot!

Sun care category is a perfect fit for pharmacy, providing an important point of interaction between pharmacist and patient. Read more


6 top tips for pharmacists to help travellers get on their way safely

Whether for trekkers taking the road less travelled or intrepid hikers braving the urban jungle, pharmacists are the ideal go-to resource for health-conscious explorers. Read more
Pharmacists play an important role in patients’ mental health

Learn how Medicine Shoppe pharmacist Hugh Toner works with his patients.

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Kids and meds – 5 tips to help caregivers

Caregivers often report difficulty administering medications to children. Up to one-quarter of children may refuse Read more


Have you sorted out the fate of your family cottage?

We work with countless pharmacy owner families across the country and we have found that one of the most important submerged legacy assets is often ignored in the strategic wealth plan – the family cottage. Read more

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This pharmacist became a travel health expert

The number of pharmacists with national and international certification is increasing in every jurisdiction in Canada. Read more
Mike Jaczko

Making your kids part of your pharmacy plan

When I speak with established pharmacy owners about what worries them, health, work stress and retirement readiness all make the list. As I help prepare them for succession, another concern often emerges – wanting to ensure their children grow to be happy, productive and successful adults. Read more


Something special – Pharmacist Nazlin Khamis transformed Chilliwack Pharmasave

Nazlin Khamis’s transformation of Chilliwack Pharmasave from a traditional community pharmacy into a specialty compounding, natural and home health destination has evolved over nearly three decades. Read more


Polaris Travel Clinic offers unique travel services

The travel bug that bit Jason Kmet landed him in such exotic destinations as Morocco, Vietnam and Argentina. As a licensed pharmacist, however, Kmet knew the travel bugs that bite many visitors could land them in the hospital. Read more


Patients want to know – How do I convert my dried cannabis daily dose to oils?

The best way pharmacists can do better at maxing the opportunity of talking to their patients about medical cannabis is having the knowledge to address the most common questions patients may have. Hence have access and quick responses on how to address patients' questions. Read more