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Pandemic will force companies to rethink operations

March 18, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Investments in lights-out distribution among the adaptations expected, report says

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Ontario declares state of emergency

March 17, 2020 by Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ordered the closure of bars, restaurants, theatres, libraries and banning public events with over 50 people

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MEI calls for tax measures to ease coronavirus effects

March 17, 2020 by Montreal Economic Institute

Ottawa should directly target the real threats: job losses and bankruptcies for workers and employers without the financial cushion

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Trudeau pledges help for workers affected by COVID-19

March 16, 2020 by Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS

Trudeau suggested this could be the first of several steps to deal with the economic shock from COVID-19

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Toronto suspends noise bylaw to facilitate deliveries

March 16, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Retailers will now be able to make deliveries 24/7 in Toronto to cope with coronavirus crisis

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U.S. manufacturers bracing for COVID-19 hit

March 16, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

More than 80 percent believe that their organization will experience some impact because of COVID-19 disruptions.

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RBC predicts recession due to COVID 19 and drop in oil

March 13, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Bank predicting Canada's economy will contract in the second and third quarters of the year

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Business shutdowns and precautions begin as COVID-19 cases reported

March 13, 2020 by Tara Deschamps THE CANADIAN PRESS

Office, distribution centres and production facilities affected

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Cobots populate Universal Robots booth presence

March 10, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Company pulled staff from show, but sent robots to represent

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Coronavirus, rail blockades

March 10, 2020 by Sean Spence

Crisis management plans protect companies