Under the current system(s) the courts and laywers have been allowed to turn it into a secret backroom process. In Canada it appears that the Drug makers are more protected here then anywhere else in the modern Society. Drugs Like Vioxx and Avanida which have settled south of the border do not seem to be on the same path in Canada. The compensation packages are far apart and there has been no "Criminal Convictions" despite these companies being held responsible for that behaviour in the US. Unless everyone believes they will not get sick and they will not have to take Pharma meds in the future this is relevant to every citizen in Canada. We need medicine but we need real accountability when things go wrong.