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The following are news releases and statements issued by Biosimilars Canada. News stories about biosimilars that may be of interest to readers are available here.

Nova Scotia Becomes Fifth Province to Implement Biosimilar Switching Initiative

Biosimilars Canada welcomes the announcement by the Government of Nova Scotia that it will implement a “switching” or transitioning policy to expand the use of biosimilar medicines under its public drug programs.
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Northwest Territories Becomes Fifth Jurisdiction in Canada to Implement Biosimilar Switching Initiative

Biosimilars Canada, a national association representing Canada’s biosimilar medicines industry, today welcomed the announcement by the Government of the Northwest Territories that it will implement a “switching” or transitioning policy to expand the use of biosimilar medicines under its public drug programs.
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Biosimilars Canada Encourages Stakeholders to Join #GlobalBiosimilarsWeek

Toronto – November 1, 2021 – Biosimilars Canada, in collaboration with the International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (IGBA), invites biosimilars stakeholders to take part in the second annual Global Biosimilars Week from November 1 to 5. This social media awareness campaign will...
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Biosimilars Canada welcomes the implementation of Quebec’s biosimilar policy

Biosimilars Canada today welcomed the release of the details of the Government of Quebec’s biosimilar switching policy, which will increase the use of biosimilar medicines under the Public Prescription Drug Insurance Plan and generate significant savings for the province.
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Quebec Announces Intention to Implement a Biosimilar Switching Policy

Toronto, May 18, 2021 – Biosimilars Canada today congratulated the Government of Quebec and Minister of Health and Social Services Christian Dubé for announcing the province’s intention to implement a biosimilar switching policy under its public prescription drug insurance plan.The expanded use of...
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New Brunswick Becomes Third Province in Canada to Implement Biosimilar Switching Policy

Biosimilars Canada, a national association representing Canada’s biosimilar medicines industry, today congratulated the Government of New Brunswick for implementing a biosimilar “switching” or transitioning policy to expand the use of biosimilar medicines under the province’s public drug plans.
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