Moderna to build manufacturing facility in Quebec

Producing made-in-Canada vaccines, creating hundreds of good jobs

eAwaz Canada News

Montréal – The Government of Canada’s top priority remains protecting the health and safety of all Canadians. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we worked hard to secure life-saving personal protective equipment, invest in our health care system, and ensure everyone could get vaccinated. As we recover from the pandemic, we will continue to strengthen Canada’s capacity to develop and …

Patented Medicines

Amending Patented Medicines Regulations

eAwaz Medicine

Ottawa – Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, has issued the following statement: The Government of Canada is committed to improving access to quality medicines for Canadians. Today, our government announced that it will proceed with Amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations to provide the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) with new tools to protect Canadians from excessive prices for patented medicines. …

Vic Fedeli

Strengthening Ontario’s Medical Technology Ecosystem

eAwaz Local News

TORONTO — The Ontario government is supporting investments of more than $10 million by two Ontario companies with $5 million through the Ontario Together Fund. These projects will help to grow local manufacturing capacity, accelerate the commercialization of domestic life sciences innovations, and strengthen the province’s pandemic preparedness while creating 22 new, local jobs. “The Ontario Together Fund is helping …

Vic Fedeli

More Jobs Created in Ontario for 2nd Consecutive Month

eAwaz Local News

Ontario continues to lead the nation in job creation amidst unprecedented run of landmark investments in key sectors TORONTO — Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued this statement following today’s monthly employment release by Statistics Canada: “Employment in Ontario increased by over 35,100 in March, bringing the total number of new jobs created since we took …

Nina Tangri

Innovation Ecosystem with New Life Sciences Strategy

eAwaz Local News

Province invests in state-of-the-art cell and gene therapy facility in Hamilton to take life sciences sector to the next level HAMILTON – A new cell and gene therapy manufacturing facility being built in Hamilton will anchor the future of life sciences jobs and innovation in Ontario while advancing pioneering medicine with the potential to cure many forms of cancer, cardiovascular …