Canadian Medical Association

Get Your Backpack

Every year, the Canadian Medical Association delivers more than 2,700 backpacks to medical students across all 17 medical schools in Canada.

How to get your backpack

We’re working with medical schools across the country to distribute CMA backpacks. Some schools will contact you to coordinate distribution, while others have opted for the CMA to ship it directly to you. Find your medical school in the list below to see how to get yours:

Dalhousie University (Halifax)

Curbside pickup: Sir Charles Tupper Building (5850 College Street)  Aug. 21, 8:00-11:00 am 

Dalhousie University (Saint John)

Curbside pickup: Location TBD — Aug. 20, 8:00-9:00 am

McGill University
McMaster University
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Curbside pickup: Faculty of Medicine Atrium — Aug. 23, 8:30-11:00 am

Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Queen’s University

Curbside pickup: Location TBD — Sept. 2, 12:30-1:30 pm 

University of Alberta

Curbside pickup: Katz Atrium — Aug. 24, 1:00-2:00 pm

University of British Columbia

Curbside pickup: All Sites — Aug. 30, 5:00 pm

University of Calgary

Curbside pickup: HRIC Atrium — July 7, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Université Laval

Ferdinand-Vandry, Room 2245 — Sept. 24, 12:30-1:30 pm & 2nd date TBD

University of Manitoba
Université de Montréal

Curbside pickup: Jean Brillant Park — Sept. 13, 12:30-1:30pm

University of Ottawa

Curbside pickup: Roger Guindon Hall — Aug. 31, 5:30-7:00 pm

University of Saskatchewan

Curbside pickup — Aug. 27 & Aug. 30

10:00-10:30 am & 12:00-12:30 pm

University de Sherbrooke

Curbside pickup: Sherbrooke Campus — Aug. 23

University de Sherbrooke (Chicoutimi)

Curbside pickup: Chicoutimi Campus — Aug. 23

University de Sherbrooke (Moncton)

Curbside pickup — Aug. 24

University of Toronto (St. George)

Curbside pickup: St. George — Aug. 18 & 19, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

University of Toronto (Mississauga)

Curbside pickup: Mississauga — Aug. 20, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Western University

Curbside pickup: Western Circle Driveway — Aug. 26, 1:00-5:00 pm

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