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Canada 2020 National Pharmacare Policy Lab

National Pharmacare Initiative Reports on Findings and Resolutions Download PDF here: National Pharmacare – Report on Findings and Resolutions Further Reading: Resource Library  Executive Summary On May 29th, Canada 2020 convened a five-hour policy lab on National Pharmacare, in response to the government’s Budget 2018 commitment to create an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National […]

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National Pharmacare Initiative Policy Lab Resource Library

Download PDF here: National Pharmacare – Resource Libary Further Reading: Report on Findings and Resolutions Pharmacare Policy Lab Resource Library Let’s talk about the patients the pharmacare debate has forgotten (blog) AUTHOR: Adam Kassam LINK Kassam argues that rehabilitation patients are not included in the conversation and that pharmacare recommendations are ill-fitted for rehabilitation patients.  The […]

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Canada 2020 Policy Lab: Tax Competitiveness

On June 19th, Canada 2020 is convening a 3/4-day session on Tax Competitiveness. In an interview with Bloomberg, Finance Minister Bill Morneau stated, “Job 1 on the center of my desk for the next six months is going to be about competitiveness in Canada… we have to do our homework to get to a conclusion.”

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Canada 2020 Policy Lab: Open Banking in Canada

On May 7th, Canada 2020 is convening a full-day session on Open Banking – an idea proposed in Budget 2018 by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. While still in its infancy, the idea has the potential to radically transform the banking sector by increasing a consumer’s access to their own financial data across platforms and institutions.

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Canada 2020 Policy Lab: The National Pharmacare Initiative

On May 29th, Canada 2020 is convening a full-day session on National Pharmacare, in response to the government’s Budget 2018 commitment to create an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. In the Budget, the government cites the high costs of drugs and the statistic that one in ten Canadians cannot afford the prescription drugs they need as reasons why a National Pharmacare plan is needed.

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The Canada 2020 Policy Lab

Better Public Policy Through Collaboration Canada 2020 Policy Labs are collaborative sessions deployed on emerging public policy issues that require creative thinking, across and outside of the traditional silos of policy development. Their intent is to leave the politics behind, by creating an open space for sharing information and perspectives.   What is a Policy […]

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