RTOERO says key issues affecting aging Canadians missing from Canadian federal budget
April 27, 2021 16:44 ET | The Retired Teachers of Ontario
Toronto, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RTOERO is calling on the federal government to increase action to address national pharmacare, a national seniors strategy and geriatric health care,...
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Canadian Health Policy Institute reports national pharmacare is unnecessary, bad for privately insured Canadians and costly for taxpayers: evidence counters Hoskins report
September 24, 2019 14:00 ET | Canadian Health Policy Institute Inc.
TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Constructive public discussion about a national pharmacare program in Canada is hindered by a lack of balance in the reporting of evidence. Several...
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Public plans covered only 26% of the 491 new drugs approved by Health Canada from 2009 to 2018; national pharmacare is an empty promise for 23.2 million Canadians now covered by private plans
September 11, 2019 09:00 ET | Canadian Health Policy Institute Inc.
TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two new studies confirm the abysmal state of access to innovative medicines in Canada’s publicly funded drug plans. The research, published in the journal...
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Empirical evidence supports critics of Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) regulations
August 21, 2019 10:00 ET | Canadian Health Policy Institute Inc.
TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI), a Toronto-based private-sector think-tank established in 2012, has published several studies that bolster the...
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Elixinol and PharmaCare Release New Hemp CBD Capsules
August 01, 2019 09:03 ET | Elixinol LLC
DENVER, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elixinol, one of the most influential CBD brands in the world with nearly three decades of experience in the hemp industry, today announced its latest...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Quebec’s public-private pharmacare model provides more generous—and timely—access to new drugs
July 25, 2019 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
MONTREAL, July 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quebec’s universal pharmacare system, which relies on both a public plan and private insurance providers, covers more drugs and provides quicker access to...
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Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New study on universal pharmacare coming Thursday, July 25
July 24, 2019 07:00 ET | Fraser Institute
MONTREAL, Quebec, July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, July 25, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on pharmacare in Quebec. Lessons from the Quebec Universal Prescription Drug...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Governments continue to ignore positive health reform lessons of countries such as Switzerland and the Netherlands—including on pharmacare
July 11, 2019 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study released today by the Fraser Institute highlights positive reform lessons from Switzerland and the Netherlands—two...
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Canada’s labour leaders encourage premiers to embrace universal pharmacare
July 10, 2019 11:28 ET | Alberta Federation of Labour
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The presidents of federations of labour from across the country are in Saskatoon during the Council of the Federation meeting to encourage...
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Canada’s labour leaders encourage premiers to embrace universal pharmacare
July 10, 2019 10:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The presidents of federations of labour from across the country are in Saskatoon during the Council of the Federation meeting to encourage...