Ford addresses ‘disturbing’ anti-maskers at his home; Alberta sees lack of cooperation with contact tracers

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, Justin Trudeau announced that Canada has secured 28.4 million rapid COVID-19 tests, which can deliver results in less than 20 minutes.

The chief medical officer of health, Dr. Theresa Tam, said the tests will be deployed possibly by the end of the week or early next week to provinces and territories.

In Ontario, Premier Doug Ford asked people to support take-out initiatives at restaurants in the province’s three hotspots where new restrictions are in place. In addition, he pleaded with Uber Eats to reduce the commission rates it’s charging, in order to help restaurants amid the pandemic.

To finish his press conference, Ford called out those who are spreading disinformation about COVID-19, especially the “anti-maskers” who have been showing up at his house.

As COVID-19 continues to spread nationwide, Quebec announced more restrictions for three regions, Saskatchewan limited gathering sizes at households, and British Columbia health

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Bar-Ilan University and Wolfson Medical Center sign cooperation agreement

Bar-Ilan University, which set up the entrepreneurship center UnBox Ventures, a platform that creates, curates, and invests in startups founded by the university’s researchers and off-campus entrepreneurs, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Wolfson Medical Center, to establish joint ventures.

Groups of researchers and physicians from both institutions will participate in a mentored entrepreneurship program as part of the collaboration, led by the UnBox team which is headed by Ariel Sella, a well-experienced entrepreneur who has four decades of experience in investment and management of start-up companies in a variety of fields around the world.

“Collaboration with the Wolfson Medical Center is a great source of pride for our young entrepreneurial center that has established influential startups within just a short time,” Bar-Ilan University President Prof. Arie Zaban said. 

He continued, adding that “Bar-Ilan will offer the interdisciplinary aspect and Wolfson the clinical aspect in the wide-ranging areas of

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Yili and More Than 200 Business Leaders Pledge Support for Renewed Global Cooperation as the United Nations Turns 75

As the invited representative of food industry entrepreneurs, chairman and president of global healthy food producer Yili Group Pan Gang signed the statement together with over 200 CEOs of major global companies, including Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, and Punit Renjen, Global CEO of Deloitte Global, to express his support for the United Nations’ call to jointly lead the world onto a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable path of development and to “unite in the business for a better world”.

Pan believes that cooperation for mutual benefit makes all party stronger winners. And this is what Yili has been promoting all along. The company takes the initiative to implement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), promote in-depth cooperation with its global partners to jointly build a “global health ecosystem”, and endorses sustainable development with specific programs.

  • In 2016, at
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