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Recordati to seek Canadian approval for kidney disease drug

16 Apr 2019

TORONTO Italy's Recordati said on Tuesday it plans to seek Canadian approval for its drug Cystagon, which treats a rare kidney disease, in a potential blow to Horizon Pharma,, which makes the only drug approved for treatment in Canada.

Canada advisory group calls for new prescription drug agency

06 Mar 2019

TORONTO A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create an arm's-length national drug agency to manage and oversee a new drug program.

Exclusive: Canadian regulator failed to make checks on risky mortgage brokers

26 Feb 2019

TORONTO The financial services regulator in Canada's biggest province failed to make planned checks on mortgage brokers it had identified as risky because its resources were stretched, according to documents obtained by Reuters under freedom of information laws and information provided by the regulator.

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.

Canada's construction steel buyers face tariff 'roulette'

03 Dec 2018

TORONTO Canadian steel buyers are racing to get construction steel into the country to claim first-come, first-serve exemptions from tariffs that were meant to stabilize the country's market in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's metals tariffs.

Canadian dairies get significant control over imports under TPP

27 Nov 2018

TORONTO Canada will give local dairy processors significant control over imports under a new trade deal with Pacific countries that opens the sheltered industry to further competition, according to a notice published by the federal government, which drew criticism from Canadian retailers.

Canada blindsided by GM closure, workers walk out in protest

26 Nov 2018

TORONTO/MONTREAL Hundreds of workers walked off the job and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed "deep disappointment" after General Motors Co on Monday announced the closure of its Oshawa plant, catching governments and employees by surprise.

Canada blindsided by GM closure, workers walk out in protest

26 Nov 2018

TORONTO/MONTREAL Hundreds of workers walked off the job and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed "deep disappointment" after General Motors Co on Monday announced the closure of its Oshawa plant, catching governments and employees by surprise.

Canada blindsided by GM closure, workers walk out in protest

26 Nov 2018

TORONTO/MONTREAL Hundreds of workers walked off the job and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed "deep disappointment" after General Motors Co on Monday announced the closure of its Oshawa plant, catching governments and employees by surprise.

UPDATE 3-Canada blindsided by GM closure, workers walk out in protest

26 Nov 2018

TORONTO/MONTREAL, Nov 26 Hundreds of workers walked off the job and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed "deep disappointment" after General Motors Co on Monday announced the closure of its Oshawa plant, catching governments and employees by surprise.

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