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News Government General
November 10, 2020  

Canadians support COVID-19 curfew if pandemic severe: Poll

Respondents’ enthusiasm varied by age, with young people less disposed to the notion.

News Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2020  

Ontario government presents $187B pandemic era budget

Will spend $45 billion over the next three years to respond to the global health crisis.

News Government General
November 5, 2020  

Canada’s three-layer face mask recommendations make sense: experts

Two-layer cotton mask is about 60% effective in trapping coronavirus particles coming from the wearer’s mouth.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 4, 2020  

Combatting COVID fatigue: clear messaging, safe social options needed

Experts aren’t surprised to see attitudes ranging from apathetic to angry as people respond to restrictions.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Pandemic pushes some Canadian companies to thrive, others to fail

Experts suggest the secret to resiliency could lie in the company’s overall attitude to innovation and technology adoption.

News General Technology
October 30, 2020  

Digitized companies doing better through COVID-19: SAP report

Divide in digital readiness reveals a clear connection between COVID-19 resiliency and intelligent leadership progress.

News Government General
October 29, 2020  

COVID-19 death rates higher in visible minorities neighbourhoods

Statistics Canada report’s authors say it’s more evidence the pandemic is disproportionately affecting this group.

News Government General
October 29, 2020  

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

553 cases and just seven deaths recorded, but island continues to record new cases as people arrive from abroad.

News Manufacturing General Technology
October 29, 2020  

Canadian businesses picking up the digital transformation pace: study

Organizations recognize they need a more agile/scalable IT infrastructure to allow for business continuity.

News Government Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Freeland says aid needed as central bank targets 2022 for recovery

Unprecedented amounts spent in record time to limit the economic damage wrought by COVID-19.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Manufacturers head into an uncertain recovery

As the economy opens up, the threat of another wave of infection is very real.

News Government General
October 27, 2020  

Thanksgiving affecting COVID-19 numbers in Ontario, Manitoba: officials

Holiday took place as Ontario imposed stricter health measures in three regions, including Toronto.

News Construction General
October 27, 2020  

Mayors, construction industry, call on Ontario, feds for infrastructure money

They say the global health crisis has created revenue shortfalls that will prevent them from work on infrastructure.

News Government General
October 26, 2020  

Liberals face probe into pandemic response after losing House vote

Must turn over to the House of Commons health committee all records on a raft of issues related to the coronavirus response.

News General
October 26, 2020  

Budget update won’t have fiscal anchor until after crisis: PM

It will provide some guidelines for ongoing spending to help the economy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 26, 2020  

Pfizer raises concerns on probe of Ottawa’s pandemic response

Raises confidentiality related to requirement to produce documents related to the production and purchase of a vaccine for COVID-19.

News General Technology
October 23, 2020  

Huawei sales up, but growth slows under virus, US pressure

US sanctions cut off access to most American components in a feud with Beijing over technology and security.

News Food & Beverage General
October 23, 2020  

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry

62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 22, 2020  

Coca-Cola recovery continues as it grows leaner in pandemic

Company has accelerated a planned reorganization that will put more emphasis on fast-growing brands.

News Government General
October 22, 2020  

Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic: Tam

One claim is the pandemic is linked to a bid for public support of a universal guaranteed income.

News Government Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Canada jumps closer to military spending target thanks to COVID-19

Poised to spend the equivalent of more of its GDP on defence this year than at any point in the past decade.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
October 21, 2020  

Oil output still down after restoring some COVID cutbacks: CER

Supply slipped by as much as 972,000 barrels per day by mid-May, about 700,000 bpd brought back online by early October.

News Government General
October 20, 2020  

25% of Canadians say mental health is worse than during COVID outbreak

Online survey found that only 19% of Canadians say their mental health is better now than in March and April.

News Aerospace Government General
October 19, 2020  

Regional airlines reject prospect of government stake in carriers

Canada is the only G7 country to hold off on pledging major financial aid for an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

World Bank approves $12B to finance virus vaccines, care

Part of a package of up to $160 billion to help developing countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 13, 2020  

Chinese pandemic ‘excuse’ barring access to two Michaels dismissed

Tory MP said a direct in-person visit should have taken place a long time ago with appropriate social distancing.

News Government General
October 13, 2020  

UN warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop coronavirus

Too little known about immunity to COVID-19 to know if herd immunity is even achievable.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 6, 2020  

US, Australia, India, Japan to discuss China’s growing power

First in-person talks among the foreign ministers since the coronavirus pandemic began.

News Government General
October 6, 2020  

Coronavirus can spread indoors in updated guidance: CDC

But experts said the virus can spread more easily than the CDC seems to be indicating.

News General
October 5, 2020  

Infrastructure bank to invest $10B in priority areas for pandemic recovery

Three-year plan would create 60,000 jobs by expanding access to high-speed internet, greening transit fleets.