The PMPRB has announced a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for the Major Changes in the Guidelines.  

CIPO has announced a new PCT-Patent Prosecution Highway (PCT-PPH) pilot project between CIPO and the USPTO and continuation of the CIPO PCT-PPH pilot (CIPO ISA/IPEA).  

CIPO has announced the launch of its online banking system.  

Health Canada has announced a Consultation – Message to natural health product stakeholders regarding development of pre-cleared information. The consultation period is open starting January 29, 2013 to February 27, 2013.  

Health Canada has published: Questions and answers – end of the natural health products unprocessed product licence applications regulations.