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News Construction Government General
August 5, 2020  

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The feds are envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities to better limit the spread of COVID-19

News Electronics General
August 5, 2020  

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second videos with audio, and will let users add visual effects

News General
August 5, 2020  

Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion

The devastation surrounding the port resembled other ammonium nitrate explosions, such as the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

News General
August 5, 2020  

‘Air was sucked out of the city’: Beirut resident describes moments after blast

The Aug. 4 explosion in Lebanon has killed at least 135 people

News General
August 5, 2020  

Potential explosion in mental illness could last years after pandemic: study

The Deloitte study estimates that visits to emergency rooms for stress and anxiety-related disorders will increase one to 3% from pre-pandemic rates

News General
August 5, 2020  

Small business sales struggle after reopening: CFIB survey

More than three out of five business owners are worried that consumer spending will remain low, according to CFIB

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

WE controversy takes bite out of Trudeau, Liberal popularity: Poll

49% said that if Trudeau is found to have broken the ethics law a third time, there should be an election to decide if he is fit to continue serving as PM

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
August 5, 2020  

FAA spells out design changes needed in grounded Boeing jet

It is not clear when the U.S. FAA will lift its March 2019 order grounding all Max jets

News General
August 5, 2020  

Solaris adds to robotics offering with acquisition of Jetbrain

Jetbrain products include delivery robots that feature a secure and traceable chain of custody for medicines and blood products

News Automotive Electronics Transportation General
August 5, 2020  

Ex-Google exec sent to prison for stealing robocar secrets

Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski helped steer Google’s self-driving car project before landing at Uber

News General
August 5, 2020  

Customer experience outsourcers launch self-service options to improve business outcomes

Outsourcers integrate advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to improve the customer journey and agent experience

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

Canadian company urges human trials after COVID-19 vaccine results in mice

A leading health-care expert says the findings are promising even though they haven’t been peer-reviewed

News Manufacturing General
August 5, 2020  

Sensor technologies will impact the future of smart cities: report

Real-time data provided by integrated sensor systems to enable automation and ease decision-making by government bodies

News Automotive General
August 5, 2020  

There aren’t enough batteries to electrify all cars — focus on trucks and buses instead

Garbage trucks, buses and the van that delivers your Amazon purchases are all prime candidates for electrification

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

No students participated in grant program, government says, to charity’s surprise

Students participating in the grant program had been promised they would receive up to $5,000 toward the cost of their post-secondary educations