“This significant investment by Shoppers Drug Mart is welcome news for all Albertans. This expansion will support our growing economy and improve access to primary health care for individuals and families in our communities.

“Alberta is proud to be Canada’s economic engine. Our business-friendly policies, low corporate tax rate and commitment to reduce red tape make Alberta the foremost destination for investment in Canada.

“I want to thank Shoppers Drug Mart for expanding their footprint in Alberta and for demonstrating why this province remains the best place to live, work, invest and raise a family.”

Matt Jones, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade

“Pharmacists are integral to the health system and the provision of high-quality care to Albertans.

“This commitment by Shoppers Drug Mart to invest in primary care in Alberta communities aligns with our government’s efforts to refocus the province’s health system. These pharmacy care clinics are an innovative way to offer Albertans convenient and easily accessible care in their community.

“We appreciate Shoppers Drug Mart’s commitment to supporting Albertans, providing them greater access to care when and where they need it.”

Adriana LaGrange, Minister of Health