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Nova Chemicals resumes work on $2.2-billion PE project near Sarnia

In late March, Nova temporarily limited work on the new plant to critical equipment lifts and deliveries in response to restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Canada-U.S. border to be closed for another 30 days

The border was originally closed on March 21 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Scotiabank support program for medium-sized and larger Canadian firms

The EDC Business Credit Availability Program is structured as a one-year operating credit or cash flow term loan of up to $6.25 million, with 80% guaranteed by EDC.

Berry boosts capacity to help address global face mask materials shortage

The company is increasing U.S. meltblown capacity for face mask material and introducing a new material for face mask media in Europe.

Medical tubing makers ramp up production to meet demand for ventilators

Graham Engineering Corp. is accelerating delivery of extruders to address the in production by medical tubing manufacturers.

China’s economy contracts for the first time on record

For the first time since at least 1992, China’s economy contracted as the COVID-19 pandemic brought economic activity in the country to a halt.
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CKF launches front line face shields in fight against COVID-19 spread

In less than two weeks, the Nova Scotia-based company has designed, re-deployed, and produced personal protective equipment in support of health care professionals and essential services during the public health crisis. » Read More
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3D-printed connectors help COVID-19 patients breathe while waiting for ventilators

The device was created by Belgium-based 3D-printing technology company Materialise, and is now being fast-tracked through the regulatory approval process in Europe and the U.S. » Read More
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