Keep your distance: New Wearable device sends proximity alert
Two Quebec companies create a company to make the Social Distancer.
Finding balance when consistency of purpose is not quite enough
What customers willingly pay for will change, so think process.
Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields
Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.
BDC records $218M net loss for 2020 fiscal, remains confident
Higher net fair value depreciation on capital investments due to uncertainty and volatility.
BC study suggests 8 times more people infected with virus than confirmed
Prevalence rate applied to the provincial population could mean 28,000 had the coronavirus versus 3,149 cases confirmed to date.
Manitoba offers more subsidies for businesses hit by COVID-19
Until now, the Back To Work program paid businesses who hired or brought back staff up to $5,000 per employee.
Aid for energy heavily fossil-weighted in COVID-19 response
Ottawa and the provinces have put very little on the table to help clean-tech companies.
Alberta giving out 20M more masks, not mandatory to wear them
Wide distribution through fast-food chains, municipal transit, places of worship, long-term care and seniors facilities, and other places.
Quebec makes masks mandatory in public indoor spaces
Businesses are expected to enforce the new rules and subject to fines.
PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs
He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.
NGen invests $5M in manufacturing of disinfection robots
Disinfection Robot Challenge targets innovative robotic solutions that reduce healthcare exposure to COVID-19s, or disinfects facilities.
Vaccine nationalism threatens access to COVID-19 treatments
Gavi proposal gives rich countries first crack at enough vaccine to cover 20% of their population, then poorer countries are guaranteed the vaccine.
Czech volunteers develop functioning lung ventilator in days
A team of 30 Czechs developed a fully functional ventilator called the Corovent, and they did it in a matter of days.
Some lasting economic damage from COVID: Macklem
Bank of Canada chief sees growth in Q3 as people are called back to work as restrictions ease.
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.