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Feature Manufacturing Technology
July 29, 2020  

Keep your distance: New Wearable device sends proximity alert

Two Quebec companies create a company to make the Social Distancer.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 29, 2020  

Finding balance when consistency of purpose is not quite enough

What customers willingly pay for will change, so think process.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
July 27, 2020  

Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields

Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 24, 2020  

BDC records $218M net loss for 2020 fiscal, remains confident

Higher net fair value depreciation on capital investments due to uncertainty and volatility.

News Government General
July 16, 2020  

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.

News Government Economy General
July 16, 2020  

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.

News Energy General Sustainability
July 16, 2020  

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.

News Government General
July 14, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

Quebec makes masks mandatory in public indoor spaces

Businesses are expected to enforce the new rules and subject to fines.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General Production
July 13, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 7, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
July 7, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
July 6, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

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.

News Government General
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.