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19 Nov: Sizing up Canada’s biomedical field- The Globe and Mail

Canadian researchers have given the world insulin, pacemakers and the discovery of stem cells, and are making headway in a number of biomedical fields, including artificial intelligence, medical imaging, quantum computing and cannabis-based treatments. Aside from research and innovation, the potential for economic success in the biomedical field is massive,…

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:…