Pfizer CEO: Canada ‘Freeloading' Off American Innovation

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada Business

Pfizer has been the subject of controversies relating to its pricing and tax practices.

Amid Conflict And Crisis, Finding Reasons For Hope

Stephen Cornish | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Politics
Stephen Cornish

Every December, we look back not only to assess the past 12 months, but also to find reasons for hope heading into the new year. It's not always an easy task, especially when focusing on Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s work on the front lines of humanitarian crises around the globe.

This Pharma Giant Just Banned Use Of Its Drugs In Executions

CP | Andrew Welsh-Huggins, The Associated Press | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada Business

"Pfizer strongly objects to the use of its products as lethal injections for capital punishment."

Big Pharma Just Got Way Bigger

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Pfizer and Allergan will join in a US$160 billion deal to create the world's largest drugmaker. The transaction is valued at $363.63 per...

B.C. Government And Pharma, Too Cozy For Comfort

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Make no mistake: drugs are big business, even the behind-the-counter kind.

New Viagra Ad Campaign Targets Women

CP | Linda A. Johnson, The Associated Press | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Business

TRENTON, N.J. - The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that target...

Patent Dysfunction: Here Come The Generics

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's market for generic erectile dysfunction drugs was thrown open for business Thursday after the Supreme Court of Canada invalidated th...

Pharmaceutical Giant To Cut 300 Canadian Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced it's cutting about 300 jobs across Canada, most of them in Montreal.Julie-Catherine Racine, a spo...

One Million Birth Control Packs Recalled For Hormone 'Inadequacy'

CP | Tom Murphy, The Associated Press | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Living

INDIANAPOLIS - Birth control pills are known to be nearly 100 per cent effective when taken properly, but a recall of the drugs could send a shudder t...

The Bestselling Drug In The History Of Pharmaceuticals

CP | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Living

TRENTON, N.J. - Lipitor, the bestselling drug in the history of pharmaceuticals, is the blockbuster that almost wasn't.When it was in development, the...

U.S. Firms Seek To Block Data On How Many They Hired Abroad

The Washington Post | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada Business

Some of the country's best-known multi­national corporations closely guard a number they don't want anyone to know: the breakdown between their jobs ...