Manufacturing beating pre pandemic output, leading Canada out of recession: report
(CP) TORONTO – Manufacturing is leading the Canadian economy…
Output growth sustained but inflationary pressures intensify in May: report
IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI released its May data,…
St. Catharines company Biolyse strikes COVID 19 vaccine deal with Bolivia
On May 11, Biolyse, a St. Catharines-based manufacturer of…
Global chip shortage, pandemic demand drive up home appliance prices
(CP) A global shortage of computer chips, along with…
Bombardier not ready to increase jet production despite clearing COVID turbulence
MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. isn’t ready to increase business…
FDA inspection found problems at factory making J&J vaccine
(AP) The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson &…
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…
US factory activity expands at fastest pace since 1983
(AP) WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturers expanded in March at…
Manufacturer Linamar announces community vaccine clinic in quarterly report
(CP) Linamar Corp. is setting up a community clinic…
Nova Scotia company that retooled factory to make medical gowns loses new tender
(CP) HALIFAX – An Atlantic Canadian undergarment company that…
Responding to COVID-19
How the leaders made a difference.
February auto sales down from year ago due to lockdowns and supply chain disruptions
(CP) TORONTO – Canadian auto sales in February were…
Canadian economy contracted 5.4 per cent in 2020, worst year on record
(CP) OTTAWA – The Canadian economy posted its worst…
Health Canada warns against unlicensed PPE firm
Health Canada is urging Canadians to immediately get rid…
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
Premier Ford pondering new COVID 19 measures for Ontario
Ontario is considering new measures to curb rapidly rising…
CRA allowing employees claims up to $400
Work from home tax deduction during COVID
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.
Ontario expanding capacity with provincially-made respirators and masks
Manufacturing personal protective equipment and medical devices will create almost 100 jobs.
Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers
Team also has years of experience in government and policymaking.
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.
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.
Pandemic politics leave DC in gridlock as COVID-19 surges
Urgency of the nationwide surge in virus cases, spiking hospitalizations and deaths has hardly resonated in Washington.
Senators set to question Freeland on rent relief, business aid bill
C-9 would extend the federal wage subsidy until next summer, cancelling a previously planned reduction.
Extra income for hard hit workers may not last post-pandemic: PM
Government is watching to see how things play out before deciding on its next move.
UPDATE: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective
Developing with German partner BioNTech, now on track to apply later this month for emergency-use approval.
Canadians support COVID-19 curfew if pandemic severe: Poll
Respondents’ enthusiasm varied by age, with young people less disposed to the notion.
COVID may have reversed decline in Canadian trust in scientists: survey
50% of Canadians are more willing to advocate for science due to the pandemic.
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.