Quite a few people asked me what these previous crises looked like. I am fortunate enough to experience all four crises as a leader. I say I am fortunate because these experiences will help Wattpad navigate through the rough sea this time.
COVID-19 is forcing health-care providers around the world to adapt old methods and invent new ones to care for people sickened by the novel coronavirus.
In hundreds of cities around the world you can spot groups of people walking the streets, parks and public spaces together on the first weekend of May. It’s the annual Jane’s Walk festival, started more than a decade ago here in Toronto as a way to honour the late urban writer and activist Jane Jacobs.
Across Canada, businesses are changing their approaches and offerings to meet customers’ shifting needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and ICUBE and its affiliated startups and alumni are among them.
Two alumni from the University of Toronto Mississauga are trying to bring a bit of fun and joy into people’s homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela are offering parents and children a chance to grow a small garden indoors. Graduates of U of T Mississauga’s master of science in sustainability management program, the duo are co-founders of Just Vertical, a company that sells hydroponic gardening systems.
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CIBC Innovation Banking is pleased to announce a $2 million growth capital financing for Toronto-based Blue J Legal (“Blue J”), a machine learning and AI-powered predictive legal software platform that specializes in North American tax law and Canadian employment law. The growth capital will be used to support Blue J’s continued product diversification and geographic expansion efforts.
There is no shortage of information and news stories about the novel coronavirus. But in mid-March, as the outbreak in Canada was starting to accelerate, Dr. Ben Fine, a physician-scientist with Trillium Health Partners, began to worry there was too much information coming from too many sources.
A researcher at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) is developing a wearable technology that reminds front line health-care workers to wash their hands. It’s believed the technology could significantly reduce the spread of hospital-acquired infections, including COVID-19.
Two U of T Mississauga alumni are trying to bring a bit of fun and joy into homes as people continue to self-isolate during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela are offering parents and children a chance to grow a garden without leaving their homes. Graduates of UTM’s Master of Science in Sustainability Management, the duo are co-founders of Just Vertical, a company that sells indoor hydroponic gardening systems.
Two University of Toronto alumni have created a web portal to connect COVID-19 researchers with potential research study participants.
Since launching in March, there have been more than 770 COVID-19 studies posted on the portal from around the world.