Apotex has the prescription for training

$3 million donation to support training and development of pharmacy students at the Université de Montréal
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 02/25/2003

The largest generic drug maker in Canada has dropped $3 million into the lap of the Université de Montréal to enhance the school’s training of pharmacists.

Apotex’s senior vice-president, Michael Spino, said it’s important for Canadian companies to step up to the plate and support their own.

“I think that Canada is short-sighted in the context of not recognizing that the future growth of Canada depends on the future growth of Canadian companies, not foreign-owned multinationals that set up a house here and do a small part of their network there,” Spino told the