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January 11, 2018

Finding Balance

  • At the start of a new year, many Canadians resolve to improve their fitness. Unfortunately, many don’t follow through. Through our wellness initiatives, we help our employees balance family and work life, and meet their personal goals

December 19, 2017

A Year in Review

  • As we near the holidays and the end of an important year, we share our views on the trends that have shaped our business in 2017 and helped us live our mission of “doing now what patients need next.”
November 14, 2017

Capacity to Build

  • What does it take to be a great leader? Jennifer Cook, Global Head of Clinical Operations (Pharma), Christina Archer, Site Head for PD Clinical Operations, and Heather Graham, Site Head for PD Regulatory, share their perspective.
October 17, 2017

Design and Delivery

  • Canada is a leader in clinical research, ranking 4th globally. Through innovation in clinical trial design and policies to address existing gaps, we can build on this history of excellence, ultimately improving the health of Canadians and supporting economic growth.
September 23, 2017

The Power of Sport

  • With the 2017 Invictus Games taking place in Canada, employee Magda Leonowicz talks about what inspired her to volunteer and how adaptive sport can change lives.
September 6, 2017

A Summer Well Spent

  • In today’s job market, recent graduates’ lack of experience is often cited as a reason for youth unemployment. To help overcome this challenge, each year we welcome a group of students into our office to work on teams related to their area of study. As we say farewell and good luck to this year’s summer students, we spoke with Ana-Maria Calixto about her experience in our program.
August 15, 2017 When Capability and Potential Intersect
  • It’s important to find a job you love. Employee Pino Florio shares his thoughts on what makes a great company and why he chose to return to Canada after working abroad.
July 7, 2017

Pedal Power

  • Nearly half of all Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. In support of friends and family who are fighting or have lost their battle with this disease, members of our team embark on the Ride to Conquer Cancer, a more than 200 km cycling journey to fund cancer research.
June 20, 2017

A Step Towards Enhanced Transparency    

  • Yesterday, Roche and nine other Innovative Medicines Canada member companies voluntarily published payments made to Canadian healthcare providers and organizations in 2016. Today, we comment on why we are committed to advancing this framework to help enhance trust and start a discussion about the value we bring to our healthcare system.
June 14, 2017

What a Difference a Day Makes

  • On one day each year, employees from Roche sites around the world raise money through the Roche Children’s Walk. Aiman Naseer shares her experience visiting communities supported by this initiative.
June 2, 2017

Speeding Towards Discovery

  • Curing cancer demands our best efforts. Dr. Sandra Horning, Head of Global Product Development, shares her thoughts about the importance of creating partnerships that drive innovation.
May 18, 2017

Evidence-Based Medicine in Action

  • Before a medicine or diagnostic can be used, it must undergo a rigorous testing process. In this post we examine clinical trials and their impact on patients.  
May 8, 2017

Knowledge is Power

  • Ovarian cancer claims the lives of five Canadian women every day. But how do you stop a disease when people aren’t aware it exists? We spoke with Elisabeth Baugh, CEO of Ovarian Cancer Canada, who shared her organization’s journey to building a worldwide community around a misunderstood disease.
April 28, 2017

The Power of Giving Back

  • No parents should have to raise four children in a neighbourhood where they fear for their safety. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity GTA, and the volunteer efforts of our employees, the Botchway’s have a safe and affordable home that they can call their own for years to come.
April 22, 2017

Taking a World View

  • Health is at the heart of everything we do at Roche. Find out more about our science-based approach to creating an environmentally-friendly workplace.
March 8, 2017

Shattering the Glass Ceiling

  • A more inclusive workplace means better ideas and better performance. We're proud that our executive team is made up of 65% women. We spoke with a few of them about their careers and how we have generated a culture of female leaders at Roche Canada. 
March 2, 2017

It's not just business, it's personal

  • In our first In Focus post, we explain who we are and why Doing now what patients need next stands as our purpose statement.