Pfizer Canada is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., the world's premier biopharmaceutical company. We've been operating in Canada since 1953.
Pfizer in Canada employs close to 2,300 people and we've been working together for a healthier world since 1953.
More than 50 years ago - back in 1953. Since then, we've grown to become one of Canada's strongest private health care research contributors - annually investing an average of $150 million in Canadian R&D.
The "P" is silent - so it's F-eye-zer. That was the last name of one of our company founders, cousins Charles Pfizer, a chemist and Charles Erhart, a confectioner who started Pfizer in 1849 in Brooklyn, New York. Read more about our history.
In Canada, Pfizer operates out of the following locations:
Because we are committed to helping make the world a healthier place, Pfizer Canada has donated more than $250 million worth of medicines and supplies to people in need around the world.
Here in Canada, we have earned recognition from Imagine Canada as a Caring Company, thanks to our $20 million annual commitment to community causes that build healthier communities and help Canadians live healthier, balanced lives.
If you are involved with an organization that's building healthier communities, review our community giving guidelines and fill out an online application form.
In Canada, all prescription medication prices are set and regulated in collaboration with the Canadian government.
As a publicly traded company, we do not report country-level sales figures.
Since 2000, Pfizer has invested more than $1 billion in research and development in Canada.
Did you know that it can take up to 10 years after a new product is discovered before it can be approved by Health Canada?
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