Supporting equitable access to legal and regulated psychedelic medicine for all Canadians.

Working with partners in government, business, and the community, MAPS Canada is committed to advancing psychedelic medicine by supporting scientific, multidisciplinary research; advocating for drug policy reform; offering public education; and supporting equitable access to legal and regulated psychedelic medicine in Canada.






A free online event where academics discuss their latest research in psychedelics.

Tuesday, October 4th at 8 PM ET (5 PM PT)

This month we will have Dr. Philippe Lucas presenting on “The Canadian Psychedelic Survey; Results of a Large Cross-Sectional Survey of Canadian Adults Who Use Psychedelics”


Please sign up for the talk via EventBrite here:

About our speaker, Dr. Philippe Lucas:

Philippe Lucas PhD is a psychedelic and cannabis researcher and President of SABI Mind, a clinic group providing access to psychedelic-assisted therapy in the treatment of mental health, pain and problematic substance use. Philippe was founder and Executive Director of the Vancouver Island Compassion Society, one of Canada’s first medical cannabis dispensaries, a founding Board member of the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies Canada, and co-founder of the Victoria Association of Psychedelic Studies. More recently he worked as VP, Global Patient Research & Access at Tilray, where he oversaw a comprehensive international clinical and observational cannabis research program.

Philippe has received a number of accolades for his patient research and advocacy, including the Americans for Safe Access Researcher of the Year Award 2021, the Cannabis Council of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.


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Thanks and see you next Tuesday, October 4th at 8 PM ET (5 PM PT)!

MAPS Canada Journal Club




Organizational Changes at MAPS Canada

Aug 25, 2022 On behalf of MAPS Canada’s board of directors, there have been some recent changes to our organizational structure we’d like to share

MAPS Canada is powered by a large and dedicated group of volunteers!

Interested in learning more about scientific research on psychedelics?

Then consider this your invitation to join the MAPS Canada virtual Journal Club.

Each Journal Club session is one hour to ninety minutes long, and features typically two speakers (15 – 20 minutes each) followed by an open Q + A.

8:00 pm ET, the second-to-last Thursday of each month

Meetings are held on Zoom

Anyone with an interest in psychedelic science and research, anywhere in the world, is welcome to attend.