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INSIGHT-RPT In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth

08 May 2019

TORONTO, May 8 A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of government data.

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth

08 May 2019

TORONTO A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of government data.

Exclusive: Facing crackdown in Canada, drugmakers offered billions in price cuts

06 Feb 2019

TORONTO Canadian pharmaceutical industry lobby groups, in an effort to head off a planned crackdown on prescription drug prices, offered to give up C$8.6 billion ($6.6 billion) in revenue over 10 years, freeze prices or reduce the cost of treating rare diseases, according to interviews and documents seen by Reuters.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Canada budget to include limited coverage for prescription drugs -sources

01 Feb 2019

OTTAWA/TORONTO, Jan 31 Canada's Liberal government will propose a limited expansion to the country's universal healthcare system in the spring budget to cover part of the cost of prescription drugs, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Exclusive: Canada budget to include limited coverage for prescription drugs - sources

01 Feb 2019

OTTAWA/TORONTO Canada's Liberal government will propose a limited expansion to the country's universal healthcare system in the spring budget to cover part of the cost of prescription drugs, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Canada budget to include limited coverage for prescription drugs -sources

01 Feb 2019

OTTAWA/TORONTO, Jan 31 Canada's Liberal government will propose a limited expansion to the country's universal healthcare system in the spring budget, to cover part of the cost of prescription drugs, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Canada to reduce staff at Cuba embassy after another diplomat falls ill

31 Jan 2019

TORONTO Canada has decided to cut the number of diplomatic staff in Cuba by up to half after another person fell ill, Ottawa said on Wednesday, bringing the total to 14 Canadians suffering mysterious symptoms since 2017.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Canada to reduce staff at Cuba embassy after another diplomat falls ill

31 Jan 2019

TORONTO, Jan 30 Canada has decided to cut the number of diplomatic staff in Cuba by up to half after another person fell ill, Ottawa said on Wednesday, bringing the total to 14 Canadians suffering mysterious symptoms since 2017.

Canada to cut Cuba presence after another diplomat falls ill

31 Jan 2019

TORONTO, Jan 30 Canada has decided to cut the number of diplomatic staff in Cuba by up to half after another diplomat fell ill, the Canadian government said in a statement on Wednesday, bringing the total to 14 Canadians suffering mysterious symptoms since 2017.

Canadian cops charge minor with terror offence after security raids

26 Jan 2019

TORONTO The Canadian police said on Friday they had charged a minor with terror-related offences in connection with a pair of national security raids in Kingston, Ontario Thursday night.

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