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October 21, 2015

An expanded federal role in financing pharmacare would set the stage for wider coverage and greater cooperation in drug pricing, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Feasible Pharmacare in the Federation: A Proposal to Break the Gridlock,” authors Åke Blomqvist and Colin Busby propose a politically affordable way forward to start addressing the runaway drug prices paid by Canadians. 

Åke Blomqvist

Åke Blomqvist currently serves as a Research Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute.

Colin Busby

Colin Busby currently serves as directeur des politiques et du développement at HEC Montréal.