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Despite the high number of organizations forced to lay off employees, an even higher proportion say they plan to hire new staff
Despite sharp decline in business confidence levels, a sizable number of local businesses reported rising revenues and plans to recruit new employees.
'Our sectors are different – we cannot offer curbside pickup, e-commerce or pivot to manufacturing new products.'
Sensor Cortek's trailblazing AI technology that helps autonomous vehicles detect pedestrians and other cars is capturing the attention of some of the industry's biggest names.
CannaGenetics says the proposed 43,000-square-foot plant in the WestKan Business Park near Highway 417 would use “precision aeroponics” to grow pesticide-free pot.
Pandemic weighs down business outlook but sparks new opportunities for local economy
Annual event raises most amount of money to date despite switching to a virtual format due to COVID-19 pandemic
Elsewhere, testing and laboratory firm Dynacare – which has more than two dozen locations in the National Capital Region – says it is developing plans for "the initial rollout" of saliva-based tests.
Pharmacies across the province will be allowed to conduct COVID-19 tests to increase capacity; Ottawa reports 61 new cases.
Consumer demand has held up better than expected over the summer, which has allowed for price growth in some categories as well as letting businesses pass on additional costs, economist says.