Almost two thirds of adults in Canada are overweight or obese, according to Statistics Canada -- a dramatic increase that has taken place over the last 30 plus years. Unfortunately the increase in obesity rates has also affected our children. It's cold comfort to find that Canada is not alone.
Kelvin K. Ogilvie
Senator and Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affair, Science and Technology
Kelvin K. Ogilvie, Canadian Senator; Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affair, Science and Technology
The federal government plays a vital role in pharmaceutical drug regulation. We have many reasons to be proud of the systems for drug safety already in place in Canada. Yet there's room for significant improvement. Canadians deserve safe, effective, accessible and reliable pharmaceutical drugs when they need them. The only way to do this is through perpetually improved systems framed by transparency and openness.
03/16/2015 05:14 EDT
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