The amendments to the Federal Court Rules regarding expert witnesses have been published into law (starting at pg 1547). Amendments were also made to a number of procedural rules (starting at pg 1562).

Health Canada has released two draft Guidances on the ICH of Technical Requirements for the Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use: Annex 14 to ICH Q4B: Evaluation and Recommendation of Pharmacopoeial Texts for Use in the ICH Regions on: Bacterial Endotoxins Test General Chapter and Annex 13 to ICH Q4B: Evaluation and Recommendation of Pharmacopoeial Texts for Use in the ICH Regions on: Bulk Density and Tapped Density of Powders General Chapter. Consultations are open for comment until October 16, 2010.

Health Canada has announced an increase in the types of submissions being accepted in eCTD format.