covid-19

When sovereign debt becomes a problem

Published: 28Apr2021

Professor Patrick Augustin and three other North American economists are ringing an alarm bell about the increasing risks associated with heavy borrowing at the state level. In their recent study...

Genome Canada and McGill to track COVID-19 variants of concern

Published: 27Apr2021

Genome Canada launched the Canadian VirusSeq Data Portal today to track the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across Canada. McGill University researcher Guillaume Bourque, a professor in the Department...

Vaccine benefits far outweigh the risks

Published: 22Apr2021

Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, joins the Scott Thompson Show to offer his perspective on the safety of AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson...

How CEOs really feel about working from home during the pandemic

Published: 22Apr2021

Jean-Nicolas Reyt, an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Desautels Faculty of Management, has studied the dynamics of work-from-home culture for a decade. Over the past year,...

Bringing Air Canada back to life

Published: 16Apr2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to raise the spectre of bankruptcy for Air Canada, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Transport Minister Omar Alghabra have stepped in with a $5.9 billion...

Researchers find real-world case study in COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Published: 8Apr2021

The just-in-time inventory system may have revolutionized supply chain management, but the staggering complexity of distributing COVID-19 vaccines calls for a more nuanced approach. Professor...

Predicting the future of domestic vaccine production

Published: 8Apr2021

Professor Saibal Ray joins the Scott Thompson Show podcast to answers questions about current state of COVID-19 vaccine acquisition across Canada. Recently, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a...

Good oral health reduces risk of fatal outcomes from COVID-19

Published: 7Apr2021

Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with the SARS-COV-2 virus, according to a new international study led by...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation

Published: 6Apr2021

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social...

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