Singh says pharmacare talks 'ongoing,' doesn't expect details in fall economic statement

Health Minister Mark Holland's office said negotiations with the NDP are "progressing constructively" and the minister has a "good working relationship" with NDP health critic Don DaviesThe statement did not commit to passing pharmacare legislation by the end of the year. 

"The minister looks forward to continued conversations with the NDP as well as all parliamentarians and stakeholders to develop a universal pharmacare plan that Canadians can be proud of," the statement said. 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/singh-fall-economic-statement-expectations-1.7029369

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