Canadian cybersecurity poll finds 84% rethink doing businesses hit by data breach

Canadian cybersecurity poll finds 84% rethink doing businesses hit by data breach
TORONTO — A new report suggests a large majority of Canadians are reluctant to do business with companies that suffer a data breach. It also says about one-quarter of the people surveyed for the report have had their login credentials stolen from a trusted site. The report by consulting firm KPMG is based on responses from 2,004 people who were... Read More

Ties forged in fires of NAFTA talks were key to Canada-U.S. border deal: Hillman

Ties forged in fires of NAFTA talks were key to Canada-U.S. border deal: Hillman
WASHINGTON — Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. says the links the two countries forged during the 2018 talks to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement have been key to the successful shared effort to manage the COVID-19 crisis. Kirsten Hillman, who was front and centre during the negotiations that produced the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, says the resulting diplomatic ties helped foster a quick... Read More

Blockade trips up Canada’s biggest ports as shippers steer clear of rail closure

Blockade trips up Canada’s biggest ports as shippers steer clear of rail closure
MONTREAL — A rail blockade in eastern Ontario has led to backlogs at Canada’s three biggest ports, prompting some shippers to take their business elsewhere as cargo piles up and dockworkers’ paycheques shrink. The protest along Canadian National Railway tracks east of Belleville, Ont., has halted CN’s eastern network — about one-quarter of its operations — and choked shipments from coast to... Read More

Climate change, aging population major economic factors in forecast for 2020s

Climate change, aging population major economic factors in forecast for 2020s
A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will increasingly be shaped by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption from an aging population. “By 2030, Canada’s economy could look significantly different,” says the RBC report released Monday, dubbed Navigating the 2020s. “A country whose economic identity has long been bound to natural resource extraction will accelerate... Read More

Scheer, Singh campaign in their parties’ regions of relative strength

Scheer, Singh campaign in their parties’ regions of relative strength
OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh kept their campaign machines rolling Saturday — and they focused their efforts on their parties’ historic strongholds. Scheer promoted the Conservatives’ pledge to build a national energy corridor during a stop in Edmonton, where he took the stage with an old friend: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Scheer, who also planned to visit Saskatoon... Read More

Bausch Health reports better Q2 results, raises 2019 estimated revenue, earnings

Bausch Health reports better Q2 results, raises 2019 estimated revenue, earnings
LAVAL, Que. — Bausch Health Companies Inc. had a smaller net loss in the second quarter and says it now expects 2019 revenue and adjusted earnings will be higher than the previous estimate. The Quebec-headquartered company, which reports in U.S. dollars, says its second-quarter net loss attributable to shareholders was $170 million, reduced from $872 million a year earlier. Bausch attributed the... Read More

Pressure BioSciences Announces Achievement of First Major Milestone in Development of Potential Breakthrough Processing Method for Higher Quality and Safer Food and Beverages

Pressure BioSciences Announces Achievement of First Major Milestone in Development of Potential Breakthrough Processing Method for Higher Quality and Safer Food and Beverages
Proprietary, Custom Built UST-Based Instrument Delivered to Collaborators at The Ohio State University; OSU Scientists to Study Pressure and Shear Effects on Pathogen Inactivation, Stability, and Quality Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) (“PBI” or the “Company”), a leader in the development and sale of broadly enabling, pressure-based technology and products to the worldwide life sciences industry, today announced the achievement... Read More

Pressure BioSciences’ Ultra High Pressure HUB Platform Highly Effective in Studies to Develop Improved Methods for Food Safety

Pressure BioSciences’ Ultra High Pressure HUB Platform Highly Effective in Studies to Develop Improved Methods for Food Safety
HUB Platform Plays Critical Role in Innovative Research Studies Designed to Increase Understanding of and Develop Methods for the Prevention of Serious Food-Borne Diseases Caused by E. coli and Listeria Pressure BioSciences, Inc. , a leader in the development and sale of broadly enabling, pressure-based instruments, consumables, and platform technology solutions to the worldwide life sciences industry, today announced... Read More

Researchers Rely on Evolving Technology to aid in the Fight Against Disease

Researchers Rely on Evolving Technology to aid in the Fight Against Disease
In 2016, a total of 56.9 million deaths were reported and of that number, 54% were due to the top 10 medical conditions. However, the two most common conditions were Ischaemic heart disease and stroke, which accounted for 15.2 million deaths in 2016 alone. Moreover, these two conditions have been the leading causes of global death in the past 15... Read More

Pressure BioSciences’ PCT Platform Prominently Featured in Record Number of Presentations at Major International Science Conference

Pressure BioSciences’ PCT Platform Prominently Featured in Record Number of Presentations at Major International Science Conference
Scientists from Leading Laboratories in Europe, Asia, Oceania, and North America Highlight the Critical Importance of PBI’s Patented PCT System in Cancer and Other Priority Research Areas Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (“PBI” or the “Company”), a leader in the development and sale of broadly enabling, pressure-base instruments, consumables, and platform technology solutions to the worldwide life sciences industry, today... Read More