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Air Canada Vacations Sun Destination Packages to Include COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Administered by Allianz Global Assistance

Posted on 08 September 2020

MONTREAL/CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada Vacations announced today that a COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan, administered by Allianz Global Assistance, will be offered at no additional cost to customers booking with Air Canada Vacations. The plan is designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine expenses if COVID-19 is contracted while travelling. Aimed at providing travellers ...

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Survey shows 55% of Canadian consumers plan to spend less on non-essential goods

Posted on 08 September 2020

TORONTO /CNW/ - The vast majority (70%) of Canadian consumers reported a shift in product preferences at the start of the pandemic that doesn't show signs of changing, according to the EY Future Consumer Index survey. From luxury brands to high-tech gadgets, 55% of Canadian consumers are ditching the latest trends and decreasing spending on non-essential goods and services. " ...

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Neighbourhood pharmacies are critical for reopening of schools

Posted on 08 September 2020

TORONTO /CNW/ - As Canada prepares for the school year to start, access to COVID-19 testing and influenza immunization are top of mind for the health and wellness of students, teachers, and their families. Neighbourhood pharmacies can provide access to asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in convenient locations with extended hours, separate from those experiencing symptoms or who have had ...

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Inadequate school bus health and safety protocols put students and drivers at risk

Posted on 24 August 2020

TORONTO/CNW/ - With less than a month until a scheduled return to the classroom, woefully inadequate school bus health and safety protocols put students and drivers at risk Unifor says. "Drivers are still lacking basic information on how many students are allowed on a bus, how far they should sit apart, the supply and use of personal protective equipment, protocols for cleaning the bus ...

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RuListing helps students source off-campus rentals during COVID-19

Posted on 24 August 2020

TORONTO/CNW/ - Real estate networking site, RuListing, is poised to be a key tool to source off-campus rentals this upcoming school year, as students can message with landlords from the comfort of their own home. Gaining traction in the highly competitive real estate market, RuListing has 40,000 active buyers and renters posting profiles and messaging with property owners across n ...

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Contactless Temperature Taking Technology Helps Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

Posted on 24 August 2020

MARKHAM /CNW/ - Infra-red(IR)/AI technology, created by Canadian company Longan Vision in partnership with Convergence Health Care Solutions (CHCS), enables distanced temperature taking at a number of facilities in the GTA, including a long term care (LTC) facility in Markham. Along with its own proprietary remote monitoring system, CHCS has had this technology already in ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note20 Series 5G and Galaxy Buds Live Launch In Store and Online Across Canada

Posted on 24 August 2020

MISSISSAUGA/CNW/ - The Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, the first 5G-enabled Note series smartphones, are now available for purchase at Samsung Experience Stores, online at Samsung.com/ca, as well as at major Canadian carriers and retail locations. Productivity powerhouses that work like a computer and let you game like a pro, the Galaxy Note20 5G and Note20 Ultra 5G ta ...

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Government of Canada recognizes Black history in Canada with four new historic designations

Posted on 02 August 2020

These new designations illustrate some of the collective and personal experiences of Black Canadians who have fought for freedom, justice and equality. GATINEAU, QC, July 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's national historic persons, places, and events need to reflect the rich and varied heritage of our country. National historic designations encourage us to acknowledge the struggles and confl ...

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Government of Canada receives proposals to replace its fighter jets

Posted on 02 August 2020

GATINEAU, QC, July 31, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to providing members of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with the aircraft they need to do their jobs, while ensuring the best possible value for Canadians.   Today marked a significant milestone in the process to replace Canada's fighter aircraft fleet. In response to the formal Request for Proposals&n ...

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Media advisory - Minister Ng to virtually tour small businesses in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

Posted on 02 August 2020

OTTAWA, ON, July 31, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will virtually visit small businesses to highlight their resilience in pivoting their operations to reflect new realities, as well as how the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and other emergency support measures are helping Canadian businesses restart a ...