For the last several decades we have been conditioned to assume that necessities like food items and cleaning supplies will be readily available whenever we require them. But the COVID-19 pandemic has upended those supply chains, as well as those for other necessities, such as medical devices (e.g. respirators) and personal protective equipment (e.g. masks, gloves). In this context, McGill University’s Saibal Ray explores how Canada can best adapt its global supply chains and the lessons to be learned.
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