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25 Nov: Life Science Ontario Announces Recipients of the 2021 LSO Awards

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LSO today announced the recipients of its 2021 LSO Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals and companies contributing to the success of Ontario’s life sciences sector. The awards will be presented during LSO’s Celebration of Success Awards in February 2021. The 2021 awardees are as follows: Lifetime Achievement Award: Michael Julius Community Service…

18 Nov: LSO Submission to the HESA study on PMPRB

Subject: HESA study on the reforms of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Dear Honourable Members,Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) is a not-for-profit organization that represents and promotes Ontario’s vibrant and diverse life sciences sector. Members of LSO include life sciences companies, entrepreneurs, members of academia, and service providers from…

02 Jun: LSO supports delay of federal drug pricing rules implementation

Life Sciences Ontario applauds the federal government’s recent decision to delay the implementation of the Patented Medicines Regulations to January 1, 2021 as part of the response to the COVID-19 crisis. This measure will help the Canadian life sciences sector remain unwaveringly focused on developing vaccines, treatments, and other tools to fight…

26 Mar: Ontario Fiscal Update 2020

March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update As a result of the response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the government is planning for a deficit of $20.5 billion in 2020-21. The government will table a budget no later than November 15, 2020. Summary: The government proposes to retroactively raise the EHT exemption…