Drug coverage

Learn about provincial and national drug plans that can ease the burden of medication costs

British Columbia
  • Manitoba PharmaCare: A drug benefit program for any Manitoban, regardless of age, whose income is seriously affected by high prescription drug costs.
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
  • Metro Dispensary Society: Non-profit organization that provides immediate pharmaceutical services and over-the-counter medication at the lowest possible cost.
  • Nova Scotia Pharmacare: Assistance to eligible residents to pay for prescribed medications and supplies, as well as with the cost for some services to which a level of coverage applies under a particular program.
Prince Edward Island
  • PEI Pharmacare: PEI Pharmacare helps Islanders with the cost of prescription medication, certain medical supplies, and pharmacy services.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories
  • Yukon Pharmacare: Pharmacare programs are designed to assist senior citizens with the cost of prescription drugs, dental care, eye care, and medical-surgical supplies and equipment.
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