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Public drug plan spending on the rise

A new report by the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) reveals that prescription drug expenditures by Canadia…

HEALTH | September 09 2019 11:30AM
Government announces measures to reduce price of patented drugs

The federal government announced today the final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations which it says will red…

HEALTH | August 09 2019 01:30PM
High-cost treatments dominate new drug landscape, says report

Nearly all of the new medicines entering the market in recent years came with high treatment costs, says a new report by…

HEALTH | February 20 2019 11:30AM
National Pharmacare consultation: CLHIA says “smart reforms” would build on present system

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) has set out a list of recommendations that it says will prote…

HEALTH | October 04 2018 09:30AM
Public drug plan spending up 2 per cent in 2016-2017

Public drug plan expenditures increased by 1.9 per cent in 2016-2017, according to the Patented Medicine Prices Review B…

HEALTH | September 12 2018 09:30AM
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Federal government to close tax loopholes and crack down on tax avoidance

The federal government has signalled it wants to close tax loopholes and crack down on tax avoidance and has targeted sp…

HEALTH | May 04 2017 07:00AM
Government aims to lower price of prescription drugs

The federal government says Canadians pay too much for prescription medications and announced in its budget on Wednesday…

INVESTMENT | March 23 2017 01:00PM