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AstraZeneca Canada

Kiersten Combs, President

“As a long-standing partner of the ACT Foundation, we’re incredibly proud of their ongoing work to empower Canadian high school students across the country by teaching them critical lifesaving CPR skills and defibrillator training.”

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines that transform lives. Our primary focus is on three important areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic (CVRM) disease; Oncology; and Respiratory & Immunology. In Canada, we employ more than 875 employees across the country with our headquarters located in Mississauga, Ontario. For more information, visit our website at

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Amgen Canada

Ugur Gunaydin, General Manager

“We are proud to help students learn life-saving skills for life-threatening emergencies, but more importantly, to become champions for health and science in their families and communities. We strongly believe in the power of young people to inspire wellness. The ACT Program creates leaders, sparks innovative thinking and saves lives.”

Amgen applies science and innovation to help fight serious illness and dramatically improve people’s lives. Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Amgen has been an important contributor to Canada’s biotechnology sector since 1991.

For more information, please visit the company’s website at