Ontario provides $1.4M for COVID-19 testing supplies
Viral transport media will preserve and transport a patient’s test specimen in COVID-19 patient sampling kits.
Loneliness taking toll on Canadian mental health in COVID era: study
Workers who identified it as a concern had the lowest mental health score.
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.
EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO
One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.
Alberta changing COVID-19 testing as cases continue to rise
All tests at assessment centres will be by appointment only, no more drop ins.
Swedish giant Ikea to buy back used furniture
Later this year Ikea will open its first second-hand store, in a shopping centre west of Stockholm
PM blasts Tories for push to keep WE probe alive
Sidestepped questions about having one special committee continue the investigation into the charity.
IMF envisions a sharp 4.4% drop in global growth for 2020
The IMF predicts a rebound to global growth of 5.2% next year
‘I’d be better off going after a bank’: Pot companies beef up security for Croptober
Cannabis is big business, and upgraded security infrastructure reflects that
Respirator provides industrial strength protection
Lithium-ion battery operated system provides a constant supply of fresh, filtered air.
Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors
Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.
Caisse buying portfolio of solar power assets in Spain from Q-Energy
Produces enough electricity (355,000 MWh annually) to supply more than 115,000 households.
Knoxville purchases up to 25 battery-electric New Flyer buses
Contract includes charging infrastructure, installation services and options for more buses.
China denies Canadians ‘arbitrarily’ detained over Meng case
Continues to insist they’re suspected of engaging in activities that endanger China’s national security.
Growing cyber attacks to propel global threat intelligence platforms: report
North America is the largest market for commercial TIPs and will continue to dominate through 2022.