WATCH: The Walrus Leadership Forum on Life Sciences

What’s next for Canada’s life science strategy?

The logo for The Walrus Leadership Forum Life Sciences. The background is pink and the writing for the name of the event is in white font. On the right side there are flasks and other lab equipment, and there is a silhouette of a medial professional in scrubs. In the centre of the screen, there is a white, partly transparent play button.

What’s next for Canada’s life science strategy?

Join us for expert insights into the health care, industry, and economic challenges and opportunities Canada’s life sciences strategy faces today.

Photos of David Simmonds, Pamela Fralick, Dr. Mostafa Askari, Kathy Megyery, and Gordon McCauley


  • David Simmonds, SVP, Corporate Initiatives, Office of the CEO, Great-West Lifeco and The Canada Life Assurance Company
  • Pamela Fralick, President, Innovative Medicines Canada
  • Dr. Mostafa Askari, Chief Economist, Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa
  • Kathy Megyery, Vice President, Policy, Quebec, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Gordon McCauley, President and CEO, adMare BioInnovations

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