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Feds want equity or cash from companies applying for COVID-19 loan

Terms are designed to make sure companies using the program receive bridge loans, not bailouts.

More small companies are back to business: CFIB

Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick lead the way with companies fully open.

Celestica to make 7,500 ventilators for Starfish Medical

Contract manufacturer will deliver the devices to Health Canada in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Caution about Canada's slow emergence from COVID lockdown

As of May 20, there were 80,081 cases of COVID-19, including 6,027 deaths.

Trump threatens funds for states easing voting in pandemic

But he faced off while sticking with his unsupported claim that widespread voting by mail promotes ``a lot of illegality.''

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Ammonia leak: Lessons learned from Carnature incident

Technical Safety BC maps out how and why it occurred. » Read more

New AG says office narrowing focus on federal COVID-19 programs

Will be on how prepared federal officials were for the pandemic, as well as key parts of the federal response. » Read more

Annual inflation rate turned negative in April: Statistics Canada

Overall drop was the first year-over-year decline in the CPI since September 2009. » Read more

Technology threatens human rights in the coronavirus fight

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What Canada knows about food crises can help prevent shortages

Whatever the causes of food instability, there are demonstrable, viable solutions. » Read more
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Manufacturing the new normal: The value of data integration and resiliency amid global disruption

Establishing supply chain resilience entails adopting more robust digital tools and a fundamental change in approach to business practices » Read more

Governments must resist coronavirus lobbying and focus on long-term transformation

There have been reports of similar intense lobbying at the federal level, particularly by the oil and gas industry » Read more