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Survey says: Canadians asking for better food systems and food sparked by COVID-19 access

Published: 18Dec2020

Inter-provincial survey gauges how Canadians have accessed food during the pandemic and their perceptions of food systems...

Survey says: Canadians asking for better food systems and food sparked by COVID-19 access

Published: 18Dec2020

Shopping anxiety, higher food prices and individual income limitations are some of the factors making access to food challenging for Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study suggests....

Avoiding a vaccine vial shortage

Published: 14Dec2020

The launch of the largest vaccination campaign in history involves the mass production of medical vials constructed out of borosilicate glass.

Logistical challenges stand in the way of COVID-19 vaccine

Published: 11Dec2020

Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, describes the daunting complexity involved in ramping up the first round of COVID-19 vaccine production. From...

How can we reinvent and renew commercial spaces?

Published: 11Dec2020

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal hosted a Strategic Forum of Retail Trade with the goal to highlight how the COVID-19 crisis is shaking up the Quebec retail sector. This forum...

New policies needed to address the CEWS controversy

Published: 10Dec2020

Between April and September 20, 53 publicly-held Canadian companies paid out nearly $2 billion to their shareholders despite receiving more than $10 million in federal assistance through the...

‘Shareholder capitalism’ sparks controversy

Published: 10Dec2020

The news that more than 60 publicly held Canadian firms have received the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) while continuing to pay out dividends has sharply divided public opinion this week....

Can COVID-19 be transmitted through food?

Published: 10Dec2020

[Authors: Bridget O'Brien is a 4th year undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science (Microbiology & Immunology), and an Honours student with Dr Ronholm. This paper stems from her NSERC USRA...

Retailers must adapt to survive holidays as COVID-19 lockdown remains in place

Published: 10Dec2020

Historically, December yields the largest profits for retailers, who are accustomed to ramping up their year-end operations to keep pace with the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. This...

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