Welcome to Astellas Pharma Canada

Astellas Pharma Canada is committed to providing patients, customers, community and employees with a bright future by changing tomorrow. This commitment is made possible because we are a different kind of pharmaceutical company. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Astellas Pharma Canada is recognized as the first Japanese pharmaceutical company in Canada.

In 2021, for the sixth consecutive year, Astellas Pharma Canada has been named by the Great Place to Work® Institute to the lists for Best Workplaces™ in Canada and Best Workplaces™ for Women. The company has also been recognized by Great Place to Work®  in previous years by being named to the Lists of Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion, Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back, Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness, Best Workplaces™ for Healthcare and Best Workplace™ in Ontario.  

In 2019, the Markham Board of Trade recognized Astellas Pharma Canada with the Business Employer of Excellence award.