From defence to offence: Posture change needed in the COVID-19 fight

It’s amazing where conversations with really smart people will lead. A few weeks back, our president, Chris, spoke with Dr. Paul Lem, a microbiologist by training who is also CEO of a company called Spartan Bioscience. Dr. Lem was leading a corporate pivot to mass-produce mini-test kits that can give COVID-19 results in minutes, notContinue reading “From defence to offence: Posture change needed in the COVID-19 fight”

Parliament, politics + pandemic

Canadians awoke this morning to news that their Parliament worked as their Parliament should – in their interests. An all-party political deal reached overnight allowed for expedited passage of a COVID-related stimulus package through the House of Commons. The Senate considered it during the morning and by 1:30 this afternoon it had received royal assent.Continue reading “Parliament, politics + pandemic”

COVID Crisis: We’ve got your back

It’s remarkable how the world has changed in a matter of a few weeks. The COVID-19 pandemic has sent the world into a panic. Health systems that were already overworked and on the edge have struggled to cope with the rapid spread of cases from China’s Wubei province outward. The World Health Organization’s pandemic declarationContinue reading “COVID Crisis: We’ve got your back”