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Gaby Bourbara, President, AstraZeneca Canada - resized for web

AstraZeneca Canada

Gaby Bourbara, President

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

AstraZeneca is an innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a focus on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines that transform lives. In Canada, the company employs roughly 1,800 employees across the country, and recently announced a major expansion of our Mississauga-based Research & Development Hub and the creation of an Alexion Development Hub, which are focused on leading clinical studies for next generation therapeutics in such areas as breast, lung and prostate cancer, COVID-19, chronic kidney disease, and rare diseases.

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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