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December 23, 2015
Montreal, December 23, 2015 – The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) is appealing to the Quebec government to use the consultation period on the proposed changes to the Regulation respecting benefits authorized for pharmacists to maintain a reasonable limit on the professional allowances generic drug manufacturers pay pharmacists, in order to avoid a complete removal of the cap and the associated risks.
October 5, 2015
Toronto, October 5, 2015 – Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) made the following statement regarding the announcement of Ministers in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries today that the negotiations have concluded:
September 14, 2015
Toronto, September 14, 2015 – Canada is hosting the 18th Annual International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance (IGPA) Conference from September 16 through 18, 2015 at Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle Hotel.
May 29, 2015
Toronto, May 29, 2015 – The recently released report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) serves to highlight the importance of cost-saving generic drugs and biosimilars for the ongoing sustainability of drug benefit plans in Canada, Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) said today.
April 7, 2015
Toronto, April 7, 2015 – The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) announced today the establishment of a new CGPA Biosimilars Board and the election of Michel Robidoux, President and General Manager of Sandoz Canada, as its inaugural Chair.
March 23, 2015
Toronto, March 23, 2015 – The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Jeff Watson, President of Global Generics at Apotex, as Chair of CGPA, and Mr. Larry MacGirr, Chief Operating Officer of Pharmascience, as Vice Chair of CGPA.
February 10, 2015
The following is a statement from Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), regarding Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose’s announcement today with respect to shortages of prescription medicines in Canada.
February 2, 2015
Toronto, February 2, 2015 – The following is a statement from Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), regarding the Government of Ontario’s “Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care.”erce: