Watch for CIB to name Cory new CEO, sources say
Multiple sources are saying that outgoing Infrastructure Ontario president and CEO Ehren Cory will be appointed the new CEO of the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Cory’s tenure at IO is not officially over until the end of October but the sources are saying he could be named to the new post soon. The CIB refused to confirm the speculation.
New system offers COVID alerts for workspaces
Quebec-based DCAO Solutions today announced the launch of a new system that uses AI to protect workplaces and other public spaces from COVID-19. The system consists of a welcome station with a terminal that uses AI to detect the possible presence of COVID-19. The station is linked to web and mobile applications to communicate with hosting staff such as security guards, employees, visitors and managers.
Trudeau, Ford schedule media briefings
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold a media conference with Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam and Deputy Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Howard Njoo at noon today at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building in Ottawa. Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Minister of Education Stephen Lecce at his daily briefing an hour later at Queen’s Park in Toronto.
Copper is Coming webinar released
QC Copper & Gold Inc. this morning announced the release of a new webinar titled Copper is Coming. The 24-minute webinar is hosted by CEO Stephen Stewart, who covers the company’s macroeconomic view on copper, how this impacts exploration, and a review of QC Copper’s work to date and future plans for the Opemiska Copper Mine Complex in Quebec.
New COVID recovery benefits now available
The federal government has announced that its COVID-19 Response Measures Act received royal assent Friday. As of today, applications are being accepted for the new Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit which provides $500 per week for up to 26 weeks per household for workers unable to work for at least 50 per cent of the week because of COVID-related caregiving obligations, as well at the new Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit. And next Monday, the Canada Revenue Agency will start accepting applications for the Canada Recovery Benefit, which will provide eligible workers with $500 per week for up to 26 weeks for those who have stopped working and who are not eligible for EI, or had their employment/self-employment income reduced by at least 50 per cent due to COVID-19.