Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID
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Step two to reopen Ontario takes place on June 30
The Ontario government is moving the province into step…
BioCloud detects COVID-19 in the air
Wall unit for facilities, transit vehicles triggers an alert system.
Ontario supports production of inclusive made-in-Ontario face masks
Innovative product will benefit the deaf and hard of hearing community
Premier Ford pondering new COVID 19 measures for Ontario
Ontario is considering new measures to curb rapidly rising…
‘Talk is cheap’: How companies can act on diversity targets
Business challenge becomes enhanced amid an economic crisis
Prevent virus spread: Basics for protecting your workplace
Guidelines and best practices will minimize COVID-19’s impact.
Ontario expanding capacity with provincially-made respirators and masks
Manufacturing personal protective equipment and medical devices will create almost 100 jobs.
Canadian-made COVID detector set to ship worldwide
Continuously samples air quality and triggers a silent, cloud-based alert to facility managers.
Ontario lays out priority COVID-19 vaccine list and rollout
New details on the imminent arrival of the first doses released by the federal government.
First doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to land next week
249,000 doses coming, everything hinges on Health Canada approval.
Contracts for vaccines in development needed flexibility: Anand
Had to be vague about delivery dates because nobody knew if the vaccines would be successful.
Trump summit aims to boost faith in vaccine; excludes Biden
Soon to be ex-president is trying to frame vaccine development as a key component of his legacy.
3M cutting another 2,900 global jobs in second restructuring
All business groups, functions, geographies affected; but 3M won’t say how Canadian operations will be impacted.
Made in Canada COVID testing now available from LuminUltra
Biotech company receives Health Canada authorization for rapid, portable COVID-19 qPCR testing.
Alberta team to roll out COVID-19 vaccine in three phases in January
Pfizer and Moderna doses are to be distributed at 30 depots across the province.
Liberals introduce bill for new COVID-19 spending after economic update
Making passage of the legislation a confidence vote that could trigger an election if it doesn’t garner the necessary support.
How we deal with our ever-rising nation debt?
Federal deficit of $381 billion and a debt exceeding $1 trillion, just under 50% of gross domestic product.
Retailers ask Ontario government to lift COVID restrictions
Coalitions argue shutting down Toronto and Peel Region hasn’t reduced or curtailed the shoppers.
Eight in 10 Canadian manufacturers face skills shortage: CME
Pandemic, COVID-19 government relief, health concerns, family responsibilities add to the problem.
More transparency regarding COVID-19 vaccine rollout: ethics expert
Premier Doug Ford renewed calls for a clear delivery date for Ontario’s share of vaccines.
Canadians not worried other countries will get COVID-19 vaccine first: poll
Thirty-eight per cent are very concerned, but pundits thought the number would be higher.
Ingredients for recovery in a post-COVID Canada
More companies are waking up to the benefits of digital technology.
Spread of COVID-19 in Brampton linked to systemic factors: experts
Home to numerous Amazon fulfilment centres and other large-scale warehouses where it’s hard to maintain physical distance.
Scanning keeps your workplace COVID-safe
Therma Scans technology detects employee temperature.
Canada can make vaccines, not the ones leading the COVID-19 race
Technology is so new, manufacturing capacity is being built alongside the vaccines themselves.
Family employed by Ontario accused of $11M COVID benefit fraud
Unproven civil claim on behalf of the province, which also seeks $2 million in punitive damages.
AstraZeneca manufacturing error clouds vaccine study results
Some study participants received less vaccine in the first of two shots, but seemed to be better protected than volunteers who got full doses.
Things to know about AG’s report on Ontario’s COVID-19 response
Said that Ontario’s measures were “slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces”
Bloc leader slams Trudeau over handling of COVID-19 vaccine orders
Says government should have moved sooner to obtain manufacturing rights and beef up Canadian production capacity.
Lack of Canadian vaccine production means others getting them first: PM
Will build a biomanufacturing facility in Montreal that includes the National Research Council for future vaccine production.
Alberta outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3B: finance minister
Province’s economy hit by COVID-19 pandemic, the drop in oil prices and a global economic contraction.