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Lineage Logistics donates US$5 million for meals

March 24, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Campaign to help provide 100 million meals to people in need in response to COVID-19

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Parliament back to debate emergency bill

March 24, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

House of Commons sits today to deal with an emergency bill to spend billions of dollars to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

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Ontario closes non-essential businesses

March 23, 2020 by Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS

Order will take effect Tuesday and last for at least 14 days

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Food retailers boost wages for warehouse and retail workers

March 23, 2020 by Emily Atkins

Companies also launching a hiring spree to keep up with demand

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KeHE offers bonuses for front-line DC workers

March 23, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Bonus will be retroactive to March 15 and continue through May 2

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Supply chain jobs up for grabs amid pandemic panic

March 20, 2020 by Tara Deschamps THE CANADIAN PRESS

Some Canadian companies embarking on hiring sprees amid COVID 19 layoffs

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Polish delivery service innovates with touchless signing

March 19, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Delivery verification by SMS or voice a sign of the COVID-19 times

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Canada-U.S. border closes to travel, not trade

March 18, 2020 by James McCarten THE CANADIAN PRESS

Essential travel will be allowed to continue in order to preserve critical supply chains, which means trucks will continue to cross the border to deliver food, fuel and medicine

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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