PAS Member Benefits
PAS is excited to announce 6 NEW BENEFITS
NEW! Save up to 20% on Choice Hotels Canada bookings! With over 325 locations in Canada, and over 6300 worldwide, Choice Hotels Canada offers convenient locations, free high-speed internet and free breakfast at most locations. Learn more on our members-only website and start saving today.
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We’re excited to offer our members exclusive access to the Canadian Pharmacists Travel Affinity program. Enjoy below-market discounts on all hotels and car rental suppliers around the world with discounts averaging 10-20% below best available rates. Save time and money. Let us negotiate the best deals and comparison price for you.
Any hotel, any car, anywhere, anytime. Visit the website to receive your discount now.
Get fit and save with Goodlife Fitness
We’re investing in your health and wellness! Members can now join Goodlife Fitness for just $449 annually or $19.19 bi-weekly (plus taxes). Our corporate rate includes access to over 280 clubs across Canada, option to extend to up to four family members, towel service and more. Learn more and join today.
For more details, simply register for your GoodLife Fitness Corporate Membership using your PAS 4-digit membership number today.
Another exciting benefit brought to you by PAS. This travel benefit allows members to experience a whole other way of travelling. VIA Rail Canada operates Canada’s national passenger railservice on behalf of the Government of Canada and provides a safe, cost-effective and environmentally responsible service from coast to coast. Receive a 5% discount for select fares when travelling on VIA Rail Trains.
PAS and BCPhA are pleased to offer members access to preferred rates on TELUS Mobility plans. Members can now enjoy a wide variety of benefits including $100 in bill credit for new activations, $50 bill credit for upgrades/renewals, 50% off a car charger, great deals on 2-year rate plans AND more! Simply visit the BCPhA TELUS ordering page today and start receiving your member discount!
We’re pleased to offer members a 50% discount on a membership with APhA. For just $129 USD (regular $257 USD), you'll have access to all the benefits of APhA, including access to 80+ home study programs, critical news and information through Pharmacy Today and the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, as well as access to networking events and APhA's dynamic online community.
QID is an Online Pharmacy Practice Community, exclusive to Canadian pharmacists, technicians, and students. It allows you to easily and securely communicate with pharmacists across the country in dozens of Communities of Practice; collaborate on difficult cases, request and share advice on best practices, and easily keep pace with medical news. As a PAS member you can now sign up for FREE! Visit QID right now and start communicating with pharmacists across Canada.To create your own profile click on the GET STARTED link and use your own email address to register.
PAS ensures that members receive the necessary Liability Insurance required by the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals seeking licensure. Discounted rates and nation-wide coverage of $2,000,000 in Professional Liability Malpractice Insurance (optional additional liability available) are provided to member pharmacists.
Membership Assistance Program (Counselling)
PAS provides for pharmacists' health and well-being by offering personal support programs and assistance. Member pharmacists receive up to a maximum of $500 in counselling services per membership year. Counselling through the Member Assistance program is completely confidential. Click here for more information about the Member Assistance Program.
Advocacy and Negotiations
Property and Personal Insurance Discounts
If you would like to participate in any plan(s) listed below or have any questions, please call Kevin Barros, Lothman Insurance at 1-800-667-9650,or locally in Saskatoon at 956-0820,or by e-mail.
- Home Tenant and Condo Insurance
The above types of insurance are offered through Wynward Insurance at a group rate, which enables members' access to these plans at a lower cost than would otherwise be available.
This insurance are offered through Manulife. The disability plan is very appealing to Pharmacists because of the regular occupation to age 65 definition in the policy wording. The disability plans can also be used to enhance a member's existing group disability insurance plan.
This insurance is available to individual pharmacists through Saskatchewan Blue Cross; the only stipulation is that the pharmacist must be working a minimum of 20 hours weekly on average.
- Commercial Pharmacy and Group
This insurance are available to Pharmacy owners.
- Critical Illness
This type of insurance is available to members and spouses. There is no medical underwriting required, only a six question application. Critical Illness Brochure and Critical Illness exclusive offer for PAS Members, Critical Illness Insurance Monthly Premiums and Application Form.
Professional Development Discounts (PAS and CPhA)
Conference Discounts (PAS and CPhA)
Members receive reduced rates on the Annual PAS Conference and the CPhA national conference. These conferences provide pharmacists with the opportunity to access continuing professional development sessions, network with other pharmacists and pharmacy organizations representatives, discuss vital practice topics and also to have some fun!
Important professional practice and economic issues are communicated directly to PAS members through PAS it On Bulletins, website updates, Facebook, Twitter and faxed correspondence. Members are also invited and encouraged to attend Regional Meetings for discussion and updates on relevant practice issues.
2017-2018 Saskatchewan Pharmacy Letter
The Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch are registering pharmacies that plan to participate in the Province's 2017-2018 Seasonal Influenza Program.More
Updated SMAP Forms and Education
The Ministry of Health will be changing mandatory documentation requirements for the Saskatchewan Medication Assessment Program (SMAP) September 1, 2017.More
CPhA Releases New Study on Pharmacy Services
Expanding pharmacy services would translate to direct cost savings for governments and prevent chronic disease and premature deaths.More
Pharmacists care for hypertension would save Saskatchewan $423 million
A pharmacists care for patients with hypertension provides better outcomes for the patient and health care system.More