The Economic Club of Toronto

The Economic Club of Toronto

October 23, 2006 10:14 ET

Media Advisory: President & CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Inc. to Address Economic Club of Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 23, 2006) - Far-reaching reforms to the Ontario Drug Benefit plan have promised increased access to new medications for patients. But will these reforms deliver on these promises? What do these reforms mean for research and development in Ontario? More broadly, what do they mean for the future of Ontario's health-care system? Paul Lucas, President and CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Inc., will discuss how this new policy affects Canada's ability to attract and retain investment in the highly competitive global life sciences sector.



WHO: Paul Lucas
President & Chief Executive Officer, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Toronto
"Ontario at a Crossroads: Is the Life Sciences Sector
Sustainable?"

DATE: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

TIME: 11:45 am (speech at 12:40 pm)
Media availability to follow

WHERE: The National Club (Toronto)
303 Bay Street


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Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information
    about the event, please contact: Economic Club of Toronto
    Nicole Harbauer
    (416) 306-0899
    (416) 306-0898 (FAX)
    Email: harbauer@ecot.ca
    Website: www.ecot.ca
    or
    GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
    Peter Schram/Leslie Greenberg
    (905) 819-3363