Meanwhile, the Ontario Liberal government has announced an unprecedented, publicly funded drug plan for people younger than 25.
Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada needs to get the cost of prescription drugs under control before its considers implementing a national pharmacare system. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal MP John Oliver hopes that one of the goals behind his decision to enter politics—establishing a national pharmacare program—will become reality before the next federal election.
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The special committee was created through a Conservative motion that was backed by the Liberals, Bloc, and NDP. Nearly half of the members of the committee are members of the International Trade Committee.