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Coping with COVID-19: SendtoNews

Company: SendtoNews Video Inc. Employees: 40  Challenge: The Victoria-based tech company is behind a video distribution platform for sports highlights that are showcased within online sports...

B.C. retains Hollywood North crown as sector generates $3.4b in 2019

What happened: B.C. production volume fell slightly compared with the previous fiscal year but it was still enough to come out as No. 1 in the country Why it matters: Data was compiled prior to the...

Trudeau sidesteps call to release COVID-19 projections

While the White House this week is offering stark estimates of COVID-19’s potential death toll, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is remaining tight-lipped on Canada’s own projections. The prime...

Revised 75% wage subsidy pegged at $71b

The federal government’s newly revised 75% wage subsidy now has a price tag attached to it: $71 billion. Finance Minister Bill Morneau confirmed the cost Wednesday (April 1), while clarifying part...

B.C. tech community, health authorities launch COVID-19 Supply Hub

What happened: Province launches new platform to manage offers for medical supplies Why it matters: The COVID-19 Supply Hub was built in just seven days as part of a private-public initiative to...

Trudeau urges recall of Parliament to pass more COVID-19 measures

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging the recall of Parliament to pass more economic measures to manage the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those measures is Ottawa’s newly revised 75%...

Ottawa to spend $2b on protective gear to share with provinces

Federal government accelerating efforts to boost domestic supply of medical equipment

Staying fit, staying indoors

Personal trainers offer their advice on how to maintain active lifestyle

COVID-19 crisis prompts Portable Electric's pivot from cinema

Company known for making film industry generators now serving medical sector

Ottawa revises 75% wage subsidy to include large companies

What happened: Recently revised wage subsidy will be applied to both large and small businesses Why it matters: Workers at larger companies did not appear as if they’d be covered under the revised...