Blue Monday: Doctors warn anxiety is on the rise

Today is Blue Monday, the so-called most depressing day of the year. While the science behind Blue Monday may be anectodal, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) has been proven. In fact, the Canadian Mental Health Association estimates that the disorder affects up to 15% of Canadians to some degree. This year, with the ongoing pandemic and […]

Elected Officials Visit EmpowerPharm’s State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is making headlines. Politicians from all three levels of government – municipal, provincial, and federal – are visiting the facility to see the innovation within its walls and to understand how we will bring global business to the city of Burlington. Maryanne Meed Ward, the Mayor of Burlington, and Jane McKenna, […]

Adapting Healthcare Systems for Tomorrow: Panel Discussion

On October 28, EmpowerPharm Co-Founder and Executive Chairman participated in the world-renowned Toronto Global Forum, hosted by the International Economic Forum of the Americas. The COVID-19 pandemic has put an unparalleled strain in the global healthcare and surrounding ecosystems. What can be learned in terms of dealing with future health crises of the same nature? […]

EmpowerPharm Appoints Director of Corporate Reporting

EmpowerPharm is delighted to announce the appointment of Keith Pang as Director of Corporate Reporting Keith is a finance professional with over 20 years of public company experience across a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals and manufacturing. In his previous role as Corporate Controller of Cynapsus Therapeutics, he was responsible for building the finance […]

An Interview with Vice-Chairman Jack Kay

Your impressive career in pharmaceutical leadership surely provides you a long-term perspective on the pharmaceutical industry in Canada. What has changed since you first entered the industry? I’m going to go back a little before I entered the industry to describe how I arrived there in the first place. Professionally, I am a registered psychiatric […]

Pioneers of Canada’s pharmaceutical industry join forces to tackle the mental health pandemic expected in the wake of COVID

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2020 /CNW/ – The former heads of Canada’s most recognized domestic pharmaceutical companies have united to help combat the mental health crisis expected to impact Canadians long after the COVID-19 pandemic. EmpowerPharm Inc., the first wholly Canadian owned and operated pharmaceutical company established in Canada in recent years, is ushering in a new era for […]

EmpowerPharm Appoints Director of Engineering

EmpowerPharm is delighted to announce the appointment of Colin Staunton as Director of Engineering Colin is a Pharmaceutical and Engineering professional that comes to us with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. Prior to joining EmpowerPharm he was the Engineering Manager at Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited where he crafted his skills in process design, continuous […]