FedDev Ontario invests in Valbruna ASW Inc.
FedDev Ontario invests $5 million for Valbruna ASW Inc.…
Viva Healthcare Packaging to increase production of ‘made in Canada’ PPE
Recipient of Ontario Together Fund, to produce more than 22,500,000 medical grade face masks per month
NEOTech improves efficiency at Agave site
Electronic manufacturing services provider taps into the experience of each team member
$2.5M for Greenfield Global to produce alcohol for COVID fight
Manufacturer’s $75 million project involves upgrading the facility’s distillation technology.
Production of medical isotope at Darlington progresses
Nuclear station to become first large-scale nuclear station to produce molybdenum-99.
China cites ‘malicious slander’ as Houston consulate closes
State Department alleges Chinese agents have tried to steal data from facilities in Texas.
Canadian companies join forces to test shared spaces for COVID-19
New company brings together rapid-testing technology with building-design expertise
Celestica to make 7,500 ventilators for Starfish Medical
Contract manufacturer will deliver the devices to Health Canada in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Volunteers use 3D printers to make PPE during pandemic
Research team also working to improve open-source designs that others have created.
Nordion begins distribution of Cobalt-60 to medical facilities
Used in gamma irradiation to sterilize surgical gloves, syringes and COVID-19 test kits used by front-line medical professionals.
Manitoba offers millions to local manufacturers to make reusuable masks
Designed by medical experts at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre; masks have a silicone base and use an N95 or higher grade filter.
Kitchener manufacturer expanding fast to meet face shield demand
Canadian Shield opening second automated plant, hiring up to 300 workers who will drive production over three shifts.
Likely not enough protective gear in national emergency stockpile: Hajdu
Successive governments in Ottawa have not spent enough money preparing for public-health crises.
Quebec warns of equipment shortage as COVID-19 cases soar
Critical needs include protective equipment such as masks, gloves and gowns.
COVID-19 scare at oil sands work camp tests businesses’ plans
Possible virus case shows Civeo’s safety protocols at Suncor Energy base camp work.
UNB researcher gets grant to explore medical potential of cannabis
It’s being transformed from an underground species into an industrial crop that awaits development.
Additive manufacturer AP&C expands its Greater Montreal operations
GE company says it will add up to 75 skilled jobs over five years.
Aurora Cannabis to acquire Mexican company following partnership
Farmacias now Mexico’s first federally licensed importer of raw materials containing THC.
Liberals told to build new benefits for ill, unemployed workers
Program would also help jobseekers who exhaust regular EI benefits and heading towards welfare.
Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical imaging
First large-scale commercial station in the world to produce molybdenum-99.
Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in $3.2B all stock deal
Company will have the capacity to produce more than 570,000 kilograms of marijuana per year.
Aurora Cannabis, Mitacs partner on cannabis outcomes research
Researchers to undertake multiple population-based studies based on 29,000 patients.
Aurora Cannabis investing in Micron’s waste techhnologies
Partnership to optimize environmentally-friendly Organic Waste Digester for Cannabis Waste
3D printers: A revolutionary frontier for medicine
They’re opening a horizon of amazing possibilities, such as bioprinting living tissues with “biological ink.”
Lower chances of dementia by keeping your brain sharp
Get more exercise; stimulate your mind with games, computer use; and reduce high blood pressure.
Isodiol sets up operations in Mexico to begin shipping cannabis products
Company now working on a manufacturing permit to produce medical marijuana with less than 1% THC.
Cannabis producers lobby government ahead of legalization legislation
They want to brand product and sell medical marijuana on a tax-free basis.
Covering ‘essential’ drugs could fill health gaps, save billions
Study shows the essential medications account for 44% of prescriptions written across Canada
Money losing Toshiba selling medical leasing unit to Canon for $277M
It’s selling off lucrative businesses to get out from under massive losses in its nuclear business.
Invest $3.3B into health care for boomers: report
CMA says baby boomers will strain the system; price could jump to $17.5 billion in the next five years.
Tweed Marijuana acquires MedCannAccess
Company is developing a mist that’s sprayed into the mouth.
Toyota support robot aids the elderly, sick [VIDEO]
Has a single mechanical arm that can grasp objects of various shapes and sizes.