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News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 9, 2020  

Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight

McKenna notes Biden’s promise to have the US rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement after it left the treaty last week.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

The shots made with German partner BioNTech are among 10 possible vaccine candidates in late-stage testing.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2020  

Ontario government presents $187B pandemic era budget

Will spend $45 billion over the next three years to respond to the global health crisis.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2020  

Bombardier faces UK fraud investigation over plane contracts for Garuda

British inquiry follows other investigations have targeted the aerospace manufacturer in countries such as Sweden and Spain.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2020  

Freeland grilled over cost of pandemic aid, House fast-tracks rent relief bill

Finance minister refused to provide any new numbers about the size of this year’s deficit.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2020  

Alberta auditor general flags $1.6B in government accounting blunders

Says the errors have been or are being corrected by the United Conservative government.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2020  

Ford government to present first pandemic budget, next steps for recovery

Will include a new standard for long-term care: nursing home residents receive an average of four hours of direct care daily.

News Government General
November 5, 2020  

Canada’s three-layer face mask recommendations make sense: experts

Two-layer cotton mask is about 60% effective in trapping coronavirus particles coming from the wearer’s mouth.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 5, 2020  

Biden needs one more battleground state to win the White House

Handful of states still up for grabs, Trump presses his case in court in some key swing states.

News Government General
November 5, 2020  

Ottawa’s silence necessary during US election uncertainty: experts

Any premature declaration could create a damaging economic backlash if Trump were to eventually prevail.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2020  

Feds invest $100M to spur job creation in Alberta and fight climate change

Programs will support industry, farmers, Indigenous people, researchers, small businesses and families to reduce emissions.

News Government General
November 5, 2020  

COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths may rise in coming weeks: Tam

They tend to lag new cases by one or more weeks, raising concerns Canada has yet to see the full extent of impacts of transmission.

News Government General
November 5, 2020  

Quebec threatens COVID fines, researchers question detterent effect

Provincial governments are increasingly using fines as a tool to ensure compliance.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 5, 2020  

How Canadian businesses are navigating US election uncertainty

Political and regulatory risk is now front and centre for many company boards.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 4, 2020  

Combatting COVID fatigue: clear messaging, safe social options needed

Experts aren’t surprised to see attitudes ranging from apathetic to angry as people respond to restrictions.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 4, 2020  

Uncertain US election result: Canada faces political, economic instability

Too early to know what Canada would be facing for the next four years.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 4, 2020  

No winner in the US presidential race, Trump grumps about late counting

Threatens to go to the Supreme Court, Biden team standing by with their own legal team.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Canada’s drifting fiscal ship needs an anchor

The bottom line is clear: there has to be some limit to borrowing

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

China tightens restrictions on Australian exports of timber, barley

Authorities also are delaying clearance for a $1.4 million shipment of live lobsters.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 3, 2020  

Canada approves first HIV self test in move to reduce screening barriers

One-minute, finger-prick blood test is manufactured by Richmond, BC-based bioLytical Laboratories.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 3, 2020  

Canadians await US election in fear, poll reveals anxieties about aftermath

We’re worried the US will suffer a breakdown of its system marked by social chaos if no clear winner emerges.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 3, 2020  

$150M for shovel-ready projects in Alberta that cut emissions

Federal and provincial joint funding targets rapid job creation, economic opportunities.

News Government General
November 2, 2020  

Doctors worry over Manitoba’s COVID-19 surge, premier considers curfew

Health officials said 75 of 80 intensive care beds in Manitoba were filled with patients Nov. 2.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 30, 2020  

Tom Barber appointed Fair Practices Commissioner for WSIB

Independent, neutral and confidential, it hears complaints about the service they receive at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

News Government General
October 30, 2020  

Cyber attack targets Montreal health agency, forcing it to go off line

Internet connectivity as well as external and remote access to our networks have been suspended.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
October 29, 2020  

China’s leaders vow to become self reliant technology power

Trump administration’s curbs on technology sales to China part of a fight over security and spying.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 29, 2020  

Cost for cancer drugs triples in Canada, still no national drug plan

Data shows cancer medications account for about 15% of all spending on pharmaceuticals.

News Government General
October 29, 2020  

US charges 8 in alleged Chinese surveillance effort

Accused of participating in a Chinese operation that in practice has been used to go after dissidents and political opponents abroad.

News Government General
October 29, 2020  

COVID-19 death rates higher in visible minorities neighbourhoods

Statistics Canada report’s authors say it’s more evidence the pandemic is disproportionately affecting this group.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2020  

Biden presidency good news for Canadian environment policy?

Gerald Butts calls it big opportunity to grow the Canadian clean energy and clean-tech footprint in the United States.

News Government General
October 29, 2020  

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

553 cases and just seven deaths recorded, but island continues to record new cases as people arrive from abroad.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Trudeau, EU leaders meet to reinforce support of world order

Pre-US election meeting is their first formal discussion since the changeover of Europe’s top political leadership late last year.