From September 20-27, for every insurance quote completed the Allstate Foundation of Canada will donate $5 toward building homes in five Habitat for Humanity communities across Canada, up to a maximum donation amount of $50,000. These communities are in Southern Alberta, the Greater Toronto Area, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
“AuraPass is a patient-focused, easy-to-use industry solution to help Canada reopen safely,” said Dilian Stoyanov, CEO at Switch Health. “Using IBM Digital Health Pass, we are bringing data, technology, and expertise together to empower individuals to share their COVID-19 health credentials without the worry that their personal information is at risk.”
EAIGLE’s Digital Vaccine Pass is a proof of vaccination platform that enables governments and organizations to verify vaccination status at scale. It empowers users to upload their proof of vaccination online or scan it on-site at EAIGLE’s wellness stations through a touchless and automated process.
BioCloud Technology to be Implemented in Club Facilities; Partnership to include Joint Marketing Campaign with BioCloud and VfL Wolfsburg. Kontrol and Wolfsburg will work together to advocate for the safe space technology and jointly market the BioCloud application globally and BioCloud will join VfL as an official partner for the 2021-2022 soccer season of their men’s and women’s team.
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In the first month of Facedrive’s collaborative efforts with the Government of Canada, Facedrive will distribute rapid tests through its extensive partner network. The tests are being provided free of charge by the Government of Canada on a nonexclusive basis.
“Ontario manufacturers have a central role to play in our self-sufficiency as a province, not only as we continue to fight COVID-19, but over the years that follow,” said Ross Romano, Minister of Government and Consumer Services.
“Adding the Biocloud technology into our training centre will add another critical layer of safety and confidence to our existing Covid protocols,” said Tricia McBride, Rowing Canada Aviron Lead Physiotherapist. “This technology will help our medical staff ensure our athletes are training in the safest environment possible and allow our athletes to focus on their training without worrying about the air they are breathing.”
TraceSCAN is especially suited for environments where individuals may not be able to carry or have access to mobile devices. The TraceSCAN technology is powered through Microsoft Azure
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TraceSCAN will provide TO Live with a complete record of all interactions among traced interactions and identify those at high risk.
It was a year unlike any other for Innovation York, the innovation office for York University with a mandate to facilitate and maximize the commercial, economic, and social impacts of research and innovation. Their 2020-2021 Annual Report has just been released and it outlines impressive successes, including supporting new ventures, launching new programs and more.
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Join Dr. Leon Genesove, York Region Public Health Physician, for a series of four, short webinars discussing COVID-19 tips to make workplaces safer. These webinars are for local business owners and operators. After each session, there will be a 15-minute question and answer period.
“Protecting the health and safety of Team Canada, which has always been a top priority, needs innovative solutions in our current global context,” says Dr. Mike Wilkinson, Team Canada’s Chief Medical Officer. “The addition of Kontrol BioCloud really complements the stringent protocols put in place by the COC, International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to protect the health and safety of our team.
Experts pointed out that within suburbs, certain nodes have an especially strong value proposition: transit-oriented communities. They offer urban amenities plus great access to the suburbs and downtown, allowing investors and tenants to get the best of both worlds.
The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund is now accepting loan applications. The Black Entrepreneur Loan Fun will provide loans of up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs across the country.
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The Ontario government is providing one‐time payments of $10,000 to $20,000 to support eligible small tourism and travel businesses
The launch of a new online portal will better connect businesses to free testing supplies and help stem the tide of the third wave and prevent workplace outbreaks.
Today’s announcement provides an additional support to communities, building on their current public health efforts. The Government of Canada will continue to secure supply and provide rapid tests to provinces and territories for use in long-term care facilities, schools, close-contact workplaces and businesses.
This initiative is providing Ontario’s hardworking business owners with more tools to prevent outbreaks and will ensure their employees can stay on the job with the best protection possible.
Pandemic underscores the need to address pre-existing agri-food industry issues and put a spotlight on new ones.
Kontrol Technologies forms partnership with Danby Appliances with plans to mass produce BioCloud in Ontario.
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Having to pivot into the digital world has become a reality for many businesses during COVID-19. We asked two experts about this phenomenon.
Running Hutchings Farm provides enough work for her and her husband, Kevin, without the added task of bringing their farm store online. Business is busiest in summer and at Christmas, but come January, February and March, sales drop.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, and the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, the Honourable Mary Ng, announced that the deadline for new Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) applications is being extended from March 31 to June 30, 2021.
Locally owned and operated businesses are the social, cultural and economic heart of a community. Unfortunately, this past year has left many unsure if they can continue. In this weeklong series, we look at the vital role local businesses play…
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