Sunday, April 19, 2009

Pharmacy school opens its doors

From the Waterloo (Ont.) Record:
Celebration was in the air as University of Waterloo officially opened its new school of pharmacy, the first to open in Canada in 20 years.

Hundreds of students, professors, politicians and donors crowded the bright, airy building, widely noted as an architectural gem, to mark what university president David Johnston called a "barn-raising at its best."

"Ontario has a shortage of pharmacists, and this school is going to go a long way in ensuring we meet that need," said John Milloy, Ontario's minister of colleges and universities as well as MPP for Kitchener Centre.

He was joined by Health Minister David Caplan, plus a Who's Who of politicians from Kitchener and Waterloo, including mayors, MPs, MPPs and municipal councillors. ...more

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