Useful Tips

Further assistance with covering the cost of prescription drugs may be available through the Fair PharmaCare program. The GSS recommends that all students register for premium assistance and Fair Pharmacare to ensure having maximum coverage. More information is available at

Prescription drug prices can vary even between drug stores with the same name. Pacific Blue Cross has a Pharmacy Compass tool that may help you get better value for your medications. Access PBC’s Pharmacy Compass here.

The GSS strongly recommends you ask people around you for dentist and other practitioner recommendations. You may also consult the different professional associations of British Columbia.