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12 Aug: Future of life sciences research in Canada seriously threatened by federal government’s new patented drug pricing regulations

Complicated new regulations will set maximum allowable prices for new medicines too low to justify research and launch of medicines in Canada Changes will also exacerbate potential for mass diversion of lower-priced Canadian medicines to the United States EDMONTON, TORONTO and MONTREAL, Aug. 9, 2019 /CNW/ – The federal government’s new regulations for setting the maximum allowable…

17 Apr: Response to PMO : Proposed Reforms to the PMPRB Regulations

VIA EMAIL AND POSTED PUBLICLY April 17, 2019 The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, PC, MP Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa ON K1A 0A2 Subject: On PMPRB reform, political leadership and evidence-based approach needed Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, On March 7, 2019, we wrote a letter (attached…

01 Mar: Accelerating Prosperity: The Life Sciences Sector in Ontario

Accelerating Prosperity: The Life Sciences Sector in Ontario Deloitte estimates that the Ontario life sciences sector produces $27 billion of economic output, making it one of the largest sectors in the provincial economy.   March 1st, 2019 – Toronto, ON – It’s safe to say, Ontario’s life sciences sector is…

22 Nov: Life Sciences Ontario Announces Recipients of 2019 LSO Awards

TORONTO– LSO today announced the recipients of its 2019 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 Dinner at Toronto’s Liberty Grand, February 27, 2019. The 2019 awardees are as follows:…

18 Sep: Life Sciences Ontario hosts Minister Navdeep Bains and Mayor Bonnie Crombie in roundtable on opportunities and challenges facing Canada’s life sciences sector

Toronto, ON – On September 10th, 2018, Life Sciences Ontario hosted a roundtable discussion with the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, and Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, along with key industry partners from the life sciences sector. The session, held at JLABS in MaRS, was led by…