Swenco to produce COVID-19-related PPE
Swenco Ltd. received a FedDev Ontario repayable contribution of over…
How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout
(CP) The federal government’s blockbuster financial aid plan for…
Workplace inspection campaign started in COVID-19 hotspots
The Ontario government launched a series of zero-tolerance workplace…
Cascades to establish a COVID-19 vaccination hub
Cascades announced that it will set up a COVID-19…
GM produces 10 million face masks for Government of Canada
General Motors Canada produced 10 million face masks at…
Ontario invests in local manufacturing disinfectant
The Ontario government is investing nearly $850,000 in Dimachem…
The Canadian Shield celebrates its one-year anniversary
Waterloo-based The Canadian Shield celebrates its one-year anniversary, founded…
Ontario provides COVID-19 testing in workplace
Ontario government is providing guidance to employees who want…
Manufacturer Linamar announces community vaccine clinic in quarterly report
(CP) Linamar Corp. is setting up a community clinic…
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 3.1 per cent in January
(CP) OTTAWA – Canadian manufacturing sales beat expectations as…
Tire company Bridgestone offers employees $100 to vaccinate
(AP) NASHVILLE – Bridgestone said Wednesday it will offer…
Nova Scotia company that retooled factory to make medical gowns loses new tender
(CP) HALIFAX – An Atlantic Canadian undergarment company that…
IHS Markit announces rise in manufacturing growth in February
An expansion in new orders helped improve operating conditions…
Responding to COVID-19
How the leaders made a difference.
Canadian economy contracted 5.4 per cent in 2020, worst year on record
(CP) OTTAWA – The Canadian economy posted its worst…
FPInnovations develops biodegradable mask
FPInnovations has developed a biodegradable mask ready to be…
Thailand to expand virus testing at factories
Expand Covid-19 testing to thousands of factories in a province near Bangkok
Canadian companies paying bonuses
Some firms even increasing them amid COVID 19
Can COVID 19 vaccinations be mandated in workplace?
Short answer: Yes
Businesses, lacking legal immunity, fear COVID
A lawsuit targeting a Tyson Foods plant in Iowa said workers lacked masks and were forced to work close together
Alberta expands its self-isolation hotel program
COVID-19 cases soared at meat packing plant outbreaks earlier this year
Industry group seeks to shorten two week shutdown of Nova Scotia poultry plant
Chicken Farmers of Nova Scotia seeking options for processing plant in Berwick
CRA allowing employees claims up to $400
Work from home tax deduction during COVID
Siemens Canada to pay staff $3.4M in special Covid-19 payments
Employees to receive one-time payment of $1,550 by the end of the year
Anxieties grow over CERB notices
Qualtrough says no requirement to repay now
Premiers’ demands for long-term health funding increase
They want Ottawa add at least $28 billion a year to its annual health transfer payment, but the issue is taking a back seat to the pandemic.
Legault calls for police to issue more tickets for COVID-19 violations
Premier wants to send a clear message ”to a small minority of Quebecers” who put the rest of the public’s health at risk.
Flu season in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far: public health
COVID-19 is proving to be worse, with more than 1,400 people in hospital, about one-fifth of them in critical care.
Second COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna almost 95% effective
But Canada is still months away from being able to distribute a vaccine as cases surpass 300,000.
BioNTech scientist: Vaccine could halve virus transmission
Sahin says a high vaccination rate is “absolutely essential”before next autumn to ensure a return to normal life next winter.
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.
Quebec aerospace sector seeks federal financial boost
Looking for COVID help, report suggests investing in research and development projects