At this point, there is still no vaccine that has been proven both effective and safe. But she said that she was enjoying her high-pressure role. Before entering politics last year, Ms. Anand, who was born in Nova Scotia, taught corporate governance and the regulation of the capital markets at the University of Toronto law school. “They have no brains whatsoever when it comes to public health and medicine,” Professor Attaran said. She has served on the Ontario Rhodes Scholar Selection Committee and the U.S.-Canada Fulbright Committee as well as public company and non-profit boards of directors. After striking deals with four companies, she said the government now had guarantees for a minimum of 80 million doses and options for another 102 million. Then there is a whole other set of questions surrounding the production capacity of the world’s vaccine makers. “In Canada, we have no deal as yet,” he said. “Was Magna in the Public Interest?” (2012) 49 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 311-332. "An Empirical Comparison of Insider Trading Enforcement in Canada and the United States" (2018) 57 International Review of Law and Economics 49-59 (with S. Choi, P. Puri and A. Pritchard). We’re eager to have your thoughts about this newsletter and events in Canada in general. She is on leave from the Faculty of Law for the duration of her appointment. Two of the vaccines Canada has agreed to buy from Moderna and Pfizer are in large-scale, make-or-break Phase 3 trials. “Diversity on Boards” (2016) 58:2 Canadian Business Law Journal 165 (with Vijay Jog). In 2015, Professor Anand was appointed by Ontario's Minister of Finance to the Expert Committee to Consider Financial Advisory and Financial Planning Policy Alternatives. So there really isn’t anything there for Canada to buy at this point unless — and this is a possibility — those other countries that are in line ahead of us overbought and have a surplus to get rid of.”. Unless the military is buying a large quantity of something that flies and is very expensive, Canadians don’t pay a lot of attention to the minister of public services and procurement. "Governance Complexities in Firms with Dual Class Shares" (2018) 3:3 Annals of Corporate Governance 184-275. A native of Windsor, Ontario, Ian Austen was educated in Toronto, lives in Ottawa and has reported about Canada for The New York Times for the past 16 years. While the public most likely ranks safety and effectiveness over getting vaccine as cheaply as possible, Ms. Anand is also aware that she can’t allow drug makers to unfairly exploit the pandemic. Regardless, Ms. Anand is predicting that the first shipments of vaccine will start early next year. Anita Indira Anand is currently serving as the Member of Parliament for Oakville, Ontario. Some drug makers, notably AstraZeneca, have said they don’t plan to profit from any coronavirus vaccine, but they are the exceptions. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. “The Value of Governance” (2013) 6 Rotman International Journal of Pension Management 38-43. Her main research areas relate to the regulation of capital markets with a specific focus on corporate governance, enforcement, capital raising techniques and systemic risk. Anita Anand is out shopping for millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine that isn’t yet approved to make sure Canada is ready when it finally is. Professor Attaran said he believed that Health Canada should be doing the nation’s vaccine shopping. “Side-Payments, Opt-ins and Power: Creating a National Securities Regulator in Canada” (2011) 51(1) Canadian Business Law Journal 1-26 (with Andrew Green). The proposed vaccines the government will acquire from Novavax and Johnson & Johnson are not as far along in their testing. I spoke this week with Ms. Anand about the challenges she has been facing and also with a scientist and health policy expert about the government's efforts to make sure that Canada will have enough vaccine. Despite that, Professor Attaran said that all indications remained that the AstraZeneca vaccine would be the first to be approved and put into production. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. “Because we do not know which vaccine or vaccine is going to be successful, ultimately we must bet on multiple vaccines at the same time,” she said. Professor Attaran, however, has repeatedly questioned why Canada has yet to strike a deal, ideally for licensed production in Canada, with AstraZeneca, which is proposing to produce a vaccine developed at Oxford University. Aside from the question of quantity, there’s figuring out a price. Jackman Law Building78 Queen's ParkToronto, Ontario M5S 2C5. During the 2009-2010 academic year, Professor Anand was a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Canada and a Herbert Smith Visitor at the University of Cambridge.
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