27 March 2018 (Ottawa) – Data, drugs and diet will be the topic of conversation at this year’s 4th Annual Canada 2020 Health Innovation Summit, happening at the Château Laurier Hotel in Ottawa on March 28th, 2018. The event brings together thought, business and policy leaders from the health and healthcare space. This year, we will be discussing the intersectional impact that increased consumer data, a renewed interest in pharmacare, and the ongoing conversation on diet are having on Canada’s health system.
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.
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.
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 […]