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News Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2020  

Recall of Daily Shield hand sanitizer expanded, Bio Life licence suspended

Found to contain less than the recommended amount of ethanol, decreases the product’s effectiveness at killing bacteria and viruses.

News Manufacturing General
October 5, 2020  

Alberta researcher shares Nobel prize for hep C virus discovery

Three winners allowed the rapid development of antiviral drugs directed at the disease.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 28, 2020  

Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will

Coronavirus has diverted resources and attention from what could have been the marquee issue.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 2, 2020  

US not joining global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine

Trump doesn’t ant to be “constrained” by multilateral groups, claims the WHO is heavily influenced by China.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 2, 2020  

Health Canada now to review applications for COVID-19 home tests

Reversal because official “misspoke” in confirming applications for home testing kits would not be reviewed.

News Government General
August 28, 2020  

As virus rebounds in France, Macron bristles at border rules

Travelling to family gatherings and dance parties blamed for fuelling the recent rise in cases.

News Manufacturing General
August 25, 2020  

UN cautions virus plasma treatment still experimental

WHO considers plasma therapy to be experimental and that it should continue to be evaluated.

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 General
July 6, 2020  

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

UN health agency said it is aware of the article and is reviewing it with technical experts.

News Government General
June 18, 2020  

Race for virus vaccine could leave some countries behind

Numerous rich countries have already ordered experimental shots and expect delivery even before vaccines are granted marketing approval.

News General
June 16, 2020  

Vaccinations skipped during virus shutdown may lead to other outbreaks

WHO estimates 117 million people worldwide will miss out on vaccinations for preventable diseases due to COVID-19.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 4, 2020  

Trudeau to join global COVID-19 vaccine fundraiser

Calls for fair access to ensure any new vaccine is distributed to poor countries.

News Manufacturing General
April 30, 2020  

UPDATES: Get ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic

Watch for coronavirus information, announcements, cancellations, postponements here.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 24, 2020  

Feds pour $1.1B into COVID-19 vaccine development, tracking of cases

Task force created to oversee blood-test surveys to see how widely the virus has spread in Canada.

Insight Manufacturing General
April 16, 2020  

A COVID-19 virus update for manufacturers

Feeling the impact but responding to the needs of healthcare facilities, frontline workers and Canadians.

News Government General
April 14, 2020  

China moves to block new virus flare up on Russian border

Recent arrivals from Russia account for nearly half of China’s imported cases.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 14, 2020  

ATS Automation addresses COVID-19 medical device shortage

Automation company harnesses worldwide resources to expedite production of medical equipment.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 7, 2020  

Ontario has enough health care protective gear for one more week: Ford

Various Ontario manufacturers are retooling to produce personal protective gear, but those supplies are weeks away from being ready.

News Manufacturing General Operations
April 7, 2020  

COVID-19 webinar tackles manufacturing concerns

The most important “to dos” plus policies and procedures are covered by two industry leaders.

News Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

Ontario WSIB has you covered during COVID-19 pandemic

Options for manufacturers dealing with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board during the crisis.

News Government General
April 6, 2020  

The inexact science involved in predicting the likely path of COVID-19

Modelling may be imperfect, but policy makers would basically be operating blind without them.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

US ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic

AP review shows agencies largely waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders equipment and gear needed by front-line health care workers.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

Canada looking to disinfect used masks, don’t throw away: Tam

Public health chief notes importance of looking for ways to reuse equipment the country already has.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

COVID-19 crisis prompts BC mill to boost medical pulp production

Harmac Pacific’s primarily red cedar pulp allows it to be mixed with synthetics to make end products like masks and gowns.

News Government General
April 2, 2020  

Duration of virus measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

Torontonians told to expect to be restricted to their homes for at least the next 12 weeks.

News Government General
March 19, 2020  

COVID, law fears fuel spike in firearms, ammunition sales across Canada

Buyers are stocking up while they can – a development that has alarmed gun-control advocates.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 18, 2020  

Canada, US working on mutual deal to restrict non-essential travel

Exceptions could include mission-critical truck drivers, airline crew members and health-care workers.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 16, 2020  

Viral crisis crashes Democratic debate as Biden, Sanders press on

Wrestled over global pandemic, climate change, immigration, reproductive rights and foreign policy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2020  

World economy may shrink because of virus: watchdog

OECD reports says impact of coronavirus is much higher than past outbreaks because the global economy is more interconnected.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 30, 2020  

Virus-related downturn in NS lobster exports to China a blip

Fisheries minister says the province is talking to people in the industry about temporary contingency plans.

News Energy General
January 30, 2020  

Oil producers prepared for temporary price slump as virus spreads

CAPP says short term jitters but no long-term impact expected on investment decisions.