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  • Happy Canada Day from CHP Canada!

    Jun 27, 2017Sherri Sheney

    The CHP Canada office will be closed as of 1:00 pm on Friday, June 30th and will re-open at 8:00 am on Tuesday, July 4th. Have a safe and happy long weekend! Your CHP Canada team
  • CHP Canada Welcomes Sandoz Canada as Newest Member

    Jun 13, 2017Bernie Forestell

    Welcome Sandoz! Sandoz Canada has been in the over-the-counter market for the past two years. Sandoz, as part of the worldwide Novartis Group, is committed to playing a leading role in the effort of providing access to necessary consumer products by building on its key strengths: a top supply... Read More
  • Members Giving Back

    Jun 5, 2017Sherri Sheney

    Celebrating more than 20 years of partnership, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. announced the renewal of their partnership agreement of more than $1 million through 2019. The partnership will focus on the health benefits of inclusive sports opportunities for all Canadians... Read More
  • Happy Victoria Day from CHP Canada

    May 15, 2017Sherri Sheney

    The CHP Canada office will be closed as of 1:00 pm on Friday, May 19th and will re-open at 8:00 am on Tuesday, May 23rd. Have a safe and happy long weekend! Your CHP Canada team
  • Members Giving Back

    Apr 24, 2017Sherri Sheney

    Johnson & Johnson Consumer Canada colleagues enjoyed a full day at Health Partners International Canada (HPIC) on April 19th. Established in 1990, HPIC has been instrumental in directing donated medical products to disaster and relief efforts in vulnerable communities outside of Canada and the... Read More
  • Happy Easter from CHP Canada!

    Apr 13, 2017Sherri Sheney

    The CHP Canada office will be closed as of 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 13th and will re-open at 8:00 am on Tuesday, April 18th. Have a safe and happy long weekend! Your CHP Canada team
  • Last Chance to Register for CHP Canada's OTC Plain Language Labelling Seminar

    Mar 30, 2017Sherri Sheney

    The Plain Language Labelling Regulations (PLL) come into force for new OTC applications filed after June 13, 2017, which include adding facts style labelling. Are you ready? Get the Facts about Drug Facts Labelling As you plan to revise all OTC packages and labels to comply with the PLL... Read More
  • New Year, New Training

    Jan 23, 2017Sherri Sheney

    Have you recently hired someone who is new to the consumer health products industry, regulatory affairs or pharmaceutical sciences? Do you want to refresh or test your knowledge of the consumer health products industry? The Essentials of Consumer Health Products program consists of six... Read More
  • CHP Canada Submits Members Comments on Quality Guidelines for Division 8 Products

    Jan 13, 2017Jennifer Perley

    Health Canada released a series of guidance documents for consultation in November 2016. We sent our submission to provide further comment on the quality requirements for Division 8 drugs. Consultation documents included: • Quality (Chemistry and Manufacturing) Guidance: New Drug Submissions (NDS... Read More
  • Health Canada to Host Webinar on Sunscreen Pilot

    Jan 12, 2017Jennifer Perley

    On January 11th, Health Canada released a DEL (Drug Establishment Licence) bulletin to inform stakeholders of a one-year pilot directed at Canadian importers of finished sunscreen products fabricated in the US. On January 23, 2017, Health Canada will provide the details of a one-year pilot for... Read More
  • Food and Drugs Act Liaison Office Releases 2015-2016 Report on Activities

    Jan 11, 2017Jennifer Perley

    On January 12th, the Food and Drugs Act Liaison Office (FDALO) released its 2015-2016 Report on Activities. The FDALO offers impartial and confidential dispute resolution services to stakeholders in addressing complaints, concerns or enquiries about Health Canada’s administration of the Food and... Read More
  • Happy Holidays from CHP Canada!

    Dec 12, 2016Sherri Sheney

    Happy Holidays from all of us at CHP Canada! Our office will be closed as of 12:00 noon EST on Thursday, December 22nd and will re-open at 8:00 am EST on Tuesday, January 3rd. We wish you a healthy and happy holiday season and all the best for 2017! Image courtesy of markuso at... Read More
  • Meet our Associate Member Spotlight for November: McCarthy Consultant Services Inc.

    Oct 31, 2016Sherri Sheney

    The "Associate Member Spotlight" is a chance for CHP Canada to profile the associate members who contribute to the achievements of CHP Canada and the success of the consumer health products industry as a whole. Each month a different associate member is put in the "spotlight." This includes being... Read More
  • Remembrance Day

    Oct 31, 2016Sherri Sheney

    In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved and were loved, and now we... Read More
  • Meet our Associate Member Spotlight for October: Norton Rose Fulbright

    Sep 26, 2016Sherri Sheney

    The "Associate Member Spotlight" is a chance for CHP Canada to profile the associate members who contribute to the achievements of CHP Canada and the success of the consumer health products industry as a whole. Each month a different associate member is put in the "spotlight." This includes being... Read More
  • HPIC Needs Your Help to Restock Medicines and Medical Supplies

    Sep 2, 2016Karen Proud

    Busy summer means shelves are now empty! Heatlh Partners International of Canada (HPIC) has a record low inventory and urgently needs your help to restock donated medicines and medical supplies. You can help increase access to medicine for the most vulnerable children and adults in the developing... Read More
  • Meet our Associate Member Spotlight for September: Jones Packaging Inc.

    Aug 29, 2016Sherri Sheney

    The "Associate Member Spotlight" is a chance for CHP Canada to profile the associate members who contribute to the achievements of CHP Canada and the success of the consumer health products industry as a whole. Each month a different associate member is put in the "spotlight." This includes being... Read More
  • CHP Canada Meets with Health Minister’s Office

    Aug 18, 2016Gerry Harrington

    CHP Canada President Karen Proud and Vice President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs Gerry Harrington met last week with Kathryn Nowers, Policy Advisor to Health Minister Jane Philpott. The discussion focused on the forthcoming Consumer Health Product Framework (the Framework) consultation. We... Read More
  • Canada’s Science Minister Commits to Advancing our Innovation Agenda

    Aug 18, 2016Clarke Cross

    On August 17, CHP Canada President, Karen Proud sat down with the Minister of Science, the Hon. Kirsty Duncan to discuss issues affecting the consumer health products sector and innovation in health. The minister displayed a clear understanding of the importance of self-care to empower Canadians... Read More
  • Meet our Associate Member Spotlight for August: Mapi Life Sciences Canada Inc.

    Aug 9, 2016Sherri Sheney

    The "Associate Member Spotlight" is a chance for CHP Canada to profile the associate members who contribute to the achievements of CHP Canada and the success of the consumer health products industry as a whole. Each month a different associate member is put in the "spotlight." This includes being... Read More

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