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April 21, 2021  

FDA inspection found problems at factory making J&J vaccine

(AP) The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson &

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March 3, 2021  

Responding to COVID-19

How the leaders made a difference.

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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.

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October 23, 2020  

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry

62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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October 6, 2020  

US, Australia, India, Japan to discuss China’s growing power

First in-person talks among the foreign ministers since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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October 6, 2020  

Coronavirus can spread indoors in updated guidance: CDC

But experts said the virus can spread more easily than the CDC seems to be indicating.

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October 5, 2020  

Business economists see coronavirus as biggest risk: US survey

The panel expects 2020 GDP to decline 4.3%, first full-year contraction since a 2.5% fall in 2009 as recession ended.

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October 2, 2020  

Trump says he and first lady tested positive for coronavirus

Expected to continue carrying out his duties “without disruption” while recovering in quarantine.

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September 8, 2020  

German machinery industry sees big production drop this year

Orders were down 16% in this year’s first seven months compared with a year earlier.

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September 8, 2020  

Defying US, Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus

Said the country had demonstrated the strengths of its socialist system and traditional Chinese culture.

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July 20, 2020  

UK coronavirus vaccine prompts immune response in early test

There might be sufficient data by year-end to decide if the vaccine should be adopted for mass vaccination campaigns.

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July 2, 2020  

Health experts slam US deal for large supply of virus drug

Agreement with Gilead Sciences makes the bulk of remdesivir production for the next three months available to Americans.

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June 30, 2020  

Companies prodded to rely less on China, but few respond

Drug makers looking to reduce reliance but consumer electronics, medical devices and other industries are hanging in.

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June 22, 2020  

China to Canada PM: Stop ‘irresponsible remarks’ on spy case

Charges are “completely different” from the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, says a foreign ministry spokesman.

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June 1, 2020  

Quantifying customer value is the antidote to a downturn

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May 19, 2020  

As US, Europe reopen more, big nations see rising virus toll

Russia and Brazil now sit behind only the US in the number of reported cases, spiking from Mexico to India.

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May 19, 2020  

Here’s how the coronavirus is affecting Canada’s labour market

Understanding which workers are most affected by the coronavirus economic shutdown will help guide policy and Canada’s economic recovery

News Food & Beverage General
May 19, 2020  

What Canada knows about food crises can help prevent shortages

Whatever the causes of food instability, there are demonstrable, viable solutions.

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May 19, 2020  

Technology threatens human rights in the coronavirus fight

Coronavirus shows the symbiosis between big data and AI to provide relevant information upon which governments can take action

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May 14, 2020  

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Here is a summary of some recent research from peer-reviewed academic journals and scientific agencies.

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May 14, 2020  

Trump presses for schools to reopen, takes dig at Fauci

President accused Fauci of playing “all sides of the equation; is he tiring of the nation’s top infectious diseases expert?

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May 13, 2020  

Dispute over reopening California Tesla factory may be over

Health Department announced the plant will be able to go beyond basic operations this week and start making vehicles May 18.

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May 8, 2020  

Mexico auto plants to reopen as country weighs virus risks

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says maybe May 17 in areas of the country that haven’t been hit hard by the virus.

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May 6, 2020  

Trump tours, touts mask factory but no mask for him

Determined to see an easing of stay-at-home orders, despite coronavirus remaining a dire threat.

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May 5, 2020  

Trump’s anti-China rhetoric aimed at boosting US leverage

It’s trying to convince the world that China isn’t playing by the same rules as everyone else.

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May 4, 2020  

Advanced manufacturing Supercluster innovators battle COVID-19

NGen invests $21-million in projects to make ventilators, components, test kits, face shields and a coating that kills bacteria and viruses on contact.

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April 28, 2020  

Canadians divided over making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory: Poll

60% of respondents believe people should be required to get the vaccine once it’s ready, 40% think it should be voluntary.

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April 23, 2020  

Business not as usual: Pandemic tests risk plans, production flexibility

Analyze the potential impact on your business, implement crisis management and talk to your lender.

News Government Economy General
April 21, 2020  

Trump vows to suspend immigration, adviser cites health

Similar to limits on travel to the US from China that the president put in place in January.

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April 17, 2020  

Urban Juve gets approval for a second hand sanitizer to battle COVID-19

Hand cleaner from Vancouver developer of plant-based skin products fast-tracked by Health Canada.

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April 15, 2020  

Trump ends US aid to WHO, says not enough done to stop virus

Reviewing the US agencies actions to stop the virus before making any decision on resuming aid.

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April 14, 2020  

New Trump panel to explore path to reopening US economy

Some ethics experts and participants in past Trump councils are concerned the president may not be open to diverse viewpoints.