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National Pharmacare Expert Panel

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
National Pharmacare Expert Panel On How a National Pharmacare Plan and Regulatory Reforms Impact Ontario’s Patients, the Life Sciences Industry and Health System

The federal government is considering a national pharmacare plan and fundamental changes to how the prices of innovative medicines are regulated in Canada. How will these reforms affect Ontario’s patients and the province’s vibrant and growing life sciences sector? This Empire Club of Canada Luncheon Panel moderated by Ms. Jane Taber will feature a dynamic discussion with Canadian pollster Mr. Nik Nanos and leaders from Canadian public policy, patient advocacy and health system

Jane Taber, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, NATIONAL Public Relations; Former Political Correspondent

Polling Presentation:
Nik Nanos, Chairman, Nanos Research Group of Companies

Michael Decter, President & CEO, LDIC Inc.; Former Deputy Minister of Health in Ontario

Sean Speer, Senior Fellow in Public Policy at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and Senior Fellow for fiscal policy at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute

Durhane Wong-Rieger, President & CEO, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

Closing Remarks:
Jason Field, President and CEO, Life Sciences Ontario

*The content presented is free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada.*

*Views and Opinions Expressed Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the speakers or panelists are those of the speakers or panelists and do not necessarily reflect or represent the official views and opinions, policy or position held by The Empire Club of Canada.*