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Canadians divided over making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory: Poll

60% of respondents believe people should be required to get the vaccine once it's ready, 40% think it should be voluntary.

Tesla says new feature automatically stops its cars for traffic lights

Update of the electric car company's cruise control and auto-steer systems will slow the car whenever it detects a traffic light.

Canadian Shield awarded 10M-unit contract for reusable face shields

Doubling its Waterloo-area workforce to 300 to meet August production target.

Maintain social distance on the plant floor with Social Distancer

Small wearable device sends three alerts when proximity is too close.

Are you paid what you’re worth?

Find out. Fill out the strictly confidential 2020 EMC-PLANT executive salary survey to compare your manufacturing remuneration to industry averages.

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Trade deal will frustrate quest for COVID-19 vaccine

Industry’s rapid response is a reminder to support and protect biopharmaceutical innovation. » Read more

Living with COVID-19 requires permanent fixes to vulnerable settings

At least half the Canadians who have died of COVID-19 so far lived in long-term care homes. » Read more

Study of Arctic Ocean shows top of the world changing

The Arctic Ocean may be changing faster than any other water body on Earth. » Read more
Business Intelligence 

How to manage your cash flow during COVID-19

It's an ongoing exercise: monitor regularly, forecast, reforecast and update frequently. » Read more

COVID-19 worries easing for some Canadian businesses

A BDC survey shows more entrepreneurs are worried about the economy than they are about their own business. » Read more

Bauer’s journey from hockey skates to PPE

How the hockey equipment manufacturer started making medical face shields in March » Read more

Restaurants relying on Uber Eats angry about weekend outage amid COVID-19

Shutdowns to the delivery service lasted hours and caused massive drops in sales » Read more