Breakthroughs in the health sciences offer tremendous hope. But with progress come new legal, policy, and ethical challenges. The Centre is an interdisciplinary hub for the generation of new ideas and evidence and their translation to impact policymakers and practitioners and to benefit the public.


Café Scientifique: The Law, Policy and Ethics of Legal Cannabis

Professor Anindya Sen
University of Waterloo Department of Economics

Professor Marie-Eve Sylvestre
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

Phillip Shaer
Chief Legal Officer, Canopy Growth Corporation

Jason Nickerson
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Opening Remarks
Adam Dodek
Dean, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Common Law Section)

October 17 2018
6:00–8:00 pm
Café Nostalgica Pub

Food and non-alcoholic drinks provided.
Pub menu and alcoholic drinks for sale.
Please RSVP to healthlaw@uottawa.ca.

Annual Report 2017–18 is up!

Click on "Annual Report" in the main menu above to see what the Centre has been up to in 2017–18.

Colleen M. Flood: YouTube Brief on Why We Need Universal Pharmacare

In light of the ongoing debate in Parliament, Centre Director Colleen Flood has released a YouTube brief on why universal pharmacare would be a boon to Canada. Click link above to view.

Videos from Is Two-Tier Care the Future? Conference

All videos and slide decks from this year's health law conference are now posted on the conference website. Click "Conference" in the menu bar above, then go to "Output" at the top right.

Explore graduate studies in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics

See under "Students" in the main menu above to learn about opportunities for graduate studies at the Centre, including our new LL.M. concentration.


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