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‘It drove us to innovate’: Startek explains Kingston work-from-home transition – Kingston

‘It drove us to innovate’: Startek explains Kingston work-from-home transition - Kingston

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, many businesses are making changes to their day-to-day operations. In Kingston, Ont., one of the community’s largest employers is doing away with brick and mortar and transitioning its employees to work from home. “It drove us to innovate,” said Mario Baddour, Startek’s global …

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Canada must ‘immunize’ public against misinformation before COVID-19 vaccine arrives: Tam – National

Canada must ‘immunize’ public against misinformation before COVID-19 vaccine arrives: Tam - National

Canada’s chief public health doctor says in the age of social media, fake news about the COVID-19 pandemic has been spreading faster than the virus itself. Dr. Theresa Tam says all Canadians must play a role in not letting false facts destroy the collective effort to slow the spread …

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Prince Edward Island activates federal COVID-19 exposure notification app

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By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 8, 2020 7:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government’s COVID-19 exposure notification application for smartphones is now live in Prince Edward Island. …

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The COVID Alert app isn’t working as well as it should be, and Canadians are part of the problem

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It has been more than two months since the Canadian government launched COVID Alert, Canada’s novel coronavirus exposure app, but federal data obtained by Global News shows less than 10 per cent of Canadian smartphone owners are using the voluntary app. Data from Health Canada also shows that more …

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Nova Scotia hoping to introduce COVID Alert app in near future – Halifax

Nova Scotia hoping to introduce COVID Alert app in near future - Halifax

Nova Scotia is in the process of signing off on the federal COVID Alert app that notifies residents when they may have been near an individual who tested positive for coronavirus. After a cabinet meeting on Thursday, Premier Stephen McNeil said he is hoping to see the app utilized …

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Lethbridge College faculty uses technology to bring online learning to life – Lethbridge

Lethbridge College faculty uses technology to bring online learning to life - Lethbridge

Typically it’s a backpack and a stack of books for the first day of classes, but this year, instructors at Lethbridge College are armed with tech tool kits. “The kits have all of the technology they would need to teach online in a way that best simulated what would …

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Newfoundland and Labrador encouraging residents to use new COVID-19 tracing app

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By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 3, 2020 4:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador has signed on to use the federal government’s new smartphone app that notifies …

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Federal coronavirus phone app will be available in Saskatchewan: premier

Federal coronavirus phone app will be available in Saskatchewan: premier

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says his government plans to make the federal COVID-19 tracing app available to residents over the next couple of weeks. The COVID Alert smartphone app notifies someone when they have been in close contact with a person who tests positive for the novel coronavirus and …

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Apple, Google building coronavirus tracing tech directly into phone software – National

Apple, Google building coronavirus tracing tech directly into phone software - National

Apple and Google are trying to get more U.S. states to adopt their phone-based approach for tracing and curbing the spread of the coronavirus by building more of the necessary technology directly into phone software. That could make it much easier for people to get the tool on their …

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Newly launched program helping recent graduates connect with internships in New Brunswick – New Brunswick

Newly launched program helping recent graduates connect with internships in New Brunswick - New Brunswick

As the pandemic continues to impact employment, a New Brunswick agency will help connect underemployed graduates with small businesses and non-profit organizations. CyberNB has been selected to oversee the federal internship program, Digital Skills for Youth, in the province. The program benefits underemployed university or college graduates with 50 internships …

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