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Medical Pharmacies Group Limited Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 20th Year

Posted March 05, 2020 News

Toronto, ON – March 5, 2020– For the 20th year, Medical Pharmacies Group Limited (MPGL) was recognized with the Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. This prestigious designation recognizes MPGL’s commitment to sustainable growth, and investment in talent, technology and innovation. “We are proud to be among a select group of organizations that are the Best Managed Companies in Canada. To be honoured with this prestigious award for the 20th time, exemplifies our ability to remain a trusted leader within the constantly shifting landscape of healthcare,” says John Leader, CEO, Medical Pharmacies Group Limited. MPGL strives to enhance the well-being of both residents and their care providers through the use of products, technologies, consultation, education and clinical research. The company’s continued and sustainable growth in healthcare is attributable to its dedication to continuously improving and innovating the services and products it offers.

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel made up of judges from Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. Best Managed companies share commonalities that include an emphasis on culture and people, innovation, sustained performance and strong financial results.


About Medical Pharmacies Group Limited

Medical Pharmacies Group Limited (MPGL) is Canada’s leader in providing pharmacy services to residential care settings including retirement, long-term care. MPGL also offers specialty pharmacy services to simplify the ordering, delivery, administration and reimbursement of specialty and conventional drug therapies. Its subsidiary Ontario Medical Supply, is a leading supplier of retail and wholesale medical products and pharmaceutical supplies. As an integral part of healthcare teams, Medical Pharmacies collaborates with its partners to provide the highest quality care and service possible. Medical Pharmacies has been recognized annually since 2000 as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and is a Platinum Member. For more information, visit

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $25 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group. For more information, visit

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MPGL contact information:
Talia Novik, Senior Marketing Manager

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