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Submit your applications for COVID Honours by TOMORROW (End of Day)

The deadline to apply for our COVID-19 Industry Leadership Honours, an awards gala celebrating manufacturing and humanitarian excellence, is TOMORROW, August 7! Apply for the awards as soon as you can, or nominate another deserving company ASAP!

Canadians are afraid to return to workplace, yet trust employers to keep them safe: KPMG

82% trust their employer to take and maintain all the necessary health and safety precautions

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Ottawa hasn't yet decided whether it will make getting a vaccine mandatory

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

Opposition hoping for answers in government documents about WE Charity deal

The feds have until Aug. 8 to table with the Commons finance committee all documents related to the now-cancelled agreement

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Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion

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

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 » Read more

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 » Read more

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 » Read more

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 » Read more

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 » Read more
Business Intelligence 

Digital readiness and how businesses are responding to the “new normal”

Decide where you are going and what you want to achieve, then gradually work towards it. » Read more

Putting process optimization on the fast track

CLPM solutions automatically capture and model data from integrating and non-integrating processes. » Read more

6 potential solutions to ease the COVID-19 news media crisis

Traditional media was left out in the cold years ago due to the advent of technology, meaning today’s news media crisis has been a long time in the making » Read more

Beirut explosion: the disaster was exceptional but events leading up to it were not – researchers

Part of preventing disasters will mean strengthening port management and addressing crimes such as smuggling and corruption » Read more