Our Industry

A thriving innovative industry is important to Canada.

The Canadian pharmaceutical industry supports 55,000 high-quality, well-paying jobs in Canada. Our industry creates an overall economic impact of more than $8 billion a year on Canada’s economy.

Our members create jobs and contribute to the sustainability of our healthcare system. New medicines represent some of the most scientifically advanced, safest and effective treatments to help Canadians live longer, better and more productive lives.

Innovative medicines and vaccines ease the burden on our healthcare system and help to ensure that when someone needs safe and effective medical care, that it is available.