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Coronavirus Update: Canada indications offer to deliver Novavax COVID-19 vaccine at Montreal plant

Coronavirus Update: Canada indicators offer to deliver Novavax COVID-19 vaccine at Montreal plant

Key Minister Justin Trudeau suggests Canada has signed a tentative arrangement for Novavax to make thousands and thousands of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Canada when it’s accredited for use listed here.

The U.S. company is however executing clinical trials of its vaccine but if Wellness Canada approves it, a new National Analysis Council facility in Montreal will start pumping out Novavax doses when the setting up is finished later this yr.

It would be the initial COVID-19 vaccine to be made domestically.

Canada is at present at the mercy of overseas governments, which could at any time slam the doorways shut to vaccine exports till their possess men and women are vaccinated.

That threat turns into ever more real this 7 days as Europe’s new export controls on vaccines get hold, putting at hazard Canada’s

UPDATE 1-Canada signs to start with offer for manufacture of international COVID-19 vaccine

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OTTAWA, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Canada, less than stress over the slow rate of inoculations versus COVID-19, has signed its initial deal to allow a foreign vaccine to be made domestically, Primary Minister Justin Trudeau mentioned on Tuesday.

Trudeau stated the Novavax Inc vaccine – even now awaiting approval from Canadian regulators – would be created in a new federal government facility in Montreal that is owing to be concluded later this 12 months.

“This is a main move ahead to get vaccines manufactured in Canada, for Canadians. … We require as substantially domestic capability for vaccine production as attainable,” he told reporters. Canada has a offer to buy 52 million doses of the Novavax vaccine.

Past week Novavax submitted its applicant to Canadian regulators after the U.S.-based mostly organization announced it was 89% efficient in a British demo. Canada is also inspecting vaccines from

COVID-19 Update: Province to pay hotel bills for all Albertans who must self-isolate | Hinshaw to speak at 3:30 p.m.



a person wearing a blue hat: A health worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine dose in Widnes, Britain, on Jan. 14, 2021.


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A health worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine dose in Widnes, Britain, on Jan. 14, 2021.

With news on COVID-19 happening rapidly, we’ve created this page to bring you our latest stories and information on the outbreak in and around Calgary.

What’s happening now

  • All Albertans who must self-isolate due to COVID-19 can now access hotel rooms paid for by the province and will be eligible for $625 once they complete the self-isolation.
  • Canada’s hopes of speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations brightened slightly over the weekend as regulators began work to approve a new inoculation, even as the federal government sought to head off any restrictions on vaccine shipments from Europe.
  • Quebec and Ontario are reporting a combined count of 68 new deaths attributed to COVID-19.
  • With the help of University of Toronto business professors, 12 major Canadian corporations have banded together to develop a system for

COVID-19 Update: Canada considers approval of third vaccine | Companies launch rapid screening program

With news on COVID-19 happening rapidly, we’ve created this page to bring you our latest stories and information on the outbreak in and around Calgary.



a group of people performing on stage in front of a crowd: Calgarians enjoy a fire in Bowness Park on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.


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Calgarians enjoy a fire in Bowness Park on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.

What’s happening now

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Novavax submits vaccine for approval in Canada



a close up of a hand holding a knife:  COVID-19 vaccine administered by a health worker.


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COVID-19 vaccine administered by a health worker.

Canada’s hopes of speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations brightened slightly over the weekend as regulators began work

Koppers Holdings Inc. Provides Update on Fourth Quarter and 2020 Business Segment Performance

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), an integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds, today provided an update on its business segments for the fourth quarter and full-year 2020.  While Koppers is still conducting financial closing procedures for the fourth quarter and full year 2020, the company is providing a preview of its financial results.  The company plans to report final results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2020, on February 24, 2021, and will also conduct a conference call with the investment community on that day, which will be broadcast live on www.koppers.com, with a replay to be made available.

Consolidated sales for the fourth quarter of 2020, on a preliminary basis, were $393.1 million, an increase of $11.0 million, or 2.9 percent, compared with $382.1 million in the prior

UPDATE 1-Canada searching for exemptions from Biden’s ‘Buy American’ provisions

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OTTAWA, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Canada will look for exemptions to the Biden administration’s exertion to make U.S. federal businesses obtain American-manufactured merchandise, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated on Tuesday, as Canadian company groups expressed considerations about the opportunity effect.

President Joe Biden vowed on Monday to leverage the U.S. government’s substantial acquiring energy to strengthen domestic producing by clamping down on overseas suppliers. That transfer could hurt Canada, presented how tightly the two nations’ economies are integrated.

Requested no matter whether he would find exemptions to the “Get American” software when it is unveiled, Trudeau instructed reporters: “We will carry on to be successful in advocating for Canada’s pursuits with this new administration.”

Lots of U.S. companies have Canadian suppliers who risk shedding enterprise dependent on how tightly the new procedures are used. Beneath a related application

UPDATE 1-Small business sentiment turned beneficial in Canada in Q4, BoC study finds

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OTTAWA, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Enterprise sentiment in Canada has turned a little bit optimistic for the to start with time considering the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic commenced, with the outlook bolstered by stronger foreign and domestic desire, in accordance to a Bank of Canada study.

The study, done ahead of numerous harder restrictions aimed at curbing surging COVID-19 infections, found that whilst 50 percent of corporations say their current gross sales are underneath pre-pandemic degrees, most assume them to increase in the following 12 months.

“The Organization Outlook Survey indicator continued to get well and turned a little positive, signaling enhanced enterprise sentiment,” the Financial institution of Canada claimed in a report on Monday.

“Robust international desire, enhanced self esteem related to vaccines, and ongoing government aid applications all contribute to the improved outlook.”

The study of all around 100 corporations was done between Nov.

Compass Minerals Supplies Fourth-Quarter Snow Details and Update on Salt Section Revenue

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(Business WIRE)–Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a major world company of critical minerals, claimed these days that fourth-quarter 2020 wintertime climate activity in its North American-served market place was down below fourth-quarter 2019 stages but in-line with the 10-yr historic normal. Even though wintertime temperature in the fourth quarter of 2020 was ordinary all over most of its North American industry, the Chicago to Milwaukee corridor expert a minimum selection of snow events, with just 3 for the entire time period. Because of to the timing of the the greater part of snow occasions slipping late in the fourth quarter of 2020, the corporation anticipates the entire result of connected salt revenue to be realized throughout the 1st quarter of 2021 as clients commence to replenish inventories.

Eleven agent metropolitan areas in the company’s most important North American freeway deicing services area described 45 snow situations through

OpGen Announces Preliminary Unaudited Profits for Fiscal 2020 and Delivers Company Update

  • Preliminary overall pro-forma put together earnings for 2020 was around $5.2 million
  • Maintained solid balance sheet with $13.3 million hard cash as of December 31, 2020 and full funds elevated in 2020 of $35.3 million
  • OpGen subsidiary Ares Genetics to investigate numerous collaboration opportunities with numerous get-togethers

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 13, 2021 — OpGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPGN, “OpGen”), a precision medicine organization harnessing the electrical power of molecular diagnostics and bioinformatics to aid overcome infectious condition, announced these days that full professional-forma preliminary unaudited profits (including earnings from discontinued functions) for OpGen in 2020 was somewhere around $5.2 million, when compared to about $6. million in 2019. Fourth quarter 2020 earnings for OpGen was close to $1.3 million compared to $ .8 million in Q4-2019. The company expects to offer fourth quarter 2020 and whole 12 months 2020 financial results for the duration of its approaching earnings simply call in

UPDATE 1-Enterprise sentiment turned constructive in Canada in Q4, BoC survey finds

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OTTAWA, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Business enterprise sentiment in Canada has turned somewhat beneficial for the initial time considering that the COVID-19 pandemic began, with the outlook bolstered by stronger overseas and domestic demand, according to a Lender of Canada study.

The study, done ahead of a lot of more durable constraints aimed at curbing surging COVID-19 infections, uncovered that although half of corporations say their recent revenue are beneath pre-pandemic ranges, most assume them to increase in the future 12 months.

“The Enterprise Outlook Study indicator continued to get better and turned a bit constructive, signaling improved company sentiment,” the Lender of Canada mentioned in a report on Monday.

“Robust international need, enhanced self-assurance connected to vaccines, and ongoing federal government reduction applications all contribute to the enhanced outlook.”

The study of all around 100 corporations was conducted between Nov. 16 and Dec. 4, prior to