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Montreal manufacturers modify production to make medical supplies

Montreal manufacturers modify production to make medical supplies

Several local manufactures have retooled their set-up in order to help meet the demand for medical supplies such as protective gear and hand sanitizer.

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GroceryHero offers free delivery for medical professionals amid pandemic

GroceryHero offers free delivery for medical professionals amid pandemic

A new Toronto-based service called GroceryHero Canada has started up to match medical personnel with volunteers to provide grocery delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Alberta's gun and ammunition sales SPIKE amid coronavirus pandemic

Alberta's gun and ammunition sales SPIKE amid coronavirus pandemic

Gun owners of Alberta are stocking up on ammunition as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the country.

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Starbucks is giving free coffee to all first responders amid pandemic

Starbucks is giving free coffee to all first responders amid pandemic

Coffee chains such as Starbucks are now offering free coffee to first responders and frontline workers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Amazon to hire 100,000 workers as cases of coronavirus reported in 10 warehouses

Amazon to hire 100,000 workers as cases of coronavirus reported in 10 warehouses

Amazon is ramping up hiring in the U.S. to meet demand even as new cases of coronavirus have emerged in ten of its warehouses throughout the world.

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Cash is king

Cash is king

For those of you brave enough to play the stock market after this is over, there will be opportunities to double, triple and quadruple your money overnight. Keeping cash on hand can facilitate that.

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Changes are being made to the TTC amid coronavirus pandemic

Changes are being made to the TTC amid coronavirus pandemic

Changes are being made to the TTC as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and new measures have been brought in to maintain social distancing.

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Alberta's energy sector in nosedive amid coronavirus pandemic

Alberta's energy sector in nosedive amid coronavirus pandemic

The halt of the economy has caused hundreds of Canadians who work in the energy sector to be laid off as most projects have been postponed.

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Sobey's gives 'hero pay' to workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Sobey's gives 'hero pay' to workers during the coronavirus pandemic

A new program has been created to support employees who work for grocery store chain Sobey's, as they continue to work throughout the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Air Transat to lay off 70 percent of their workforce due to coronavirus pandemic

Air Transat to lay off 70 percent of their workforce due to coronavirus pandemic

Air Transat has announced they will be temporarily laying off roughly 70 percent of their workforce.

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Half a million Canadians just filed for Employment Insurance

Half a million Canadians just filed for Employment Insurance

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced more than half a million Canadians to file for employment insurance this week.

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There's never been a better time to buy a bidet

There's never been a better time to buy a bidet

Toilet paper is the one item everyone is seeking and bent on hoarding. Surely it's time to turn to bidets.

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Las Vegas strip club offers social distancing nude shows

Las Vegas strip club offers social distancing nude shows

A strip club in Las Vegas will stay open throughout the city's 30-day shutdown and will be offering drive-through strip shows and sanitized nude wrestling.

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Sunwing airlines to fly Canadians home for free

Sunwing airlines to fly Canadians home for free

Sunwing Airlines Ltd. is generously offering vacant seats on its repatriation flights to any Canadians who are stranded free of charge amid coronavirus threat.

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BREAKING: 1,100 Halifax shipyard workers temporarily laid off amidst coronavirus

BREAKING: 1,100 Halifax shipyard workers temporarily laid off amidst coronavirus

Most employees at the Halifax Irving Shipyard will be temporarily laid off amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to a statement from the shipyard's president.

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