Archive for April, 2020

The power of positivity

Psychologist Lea Waters talks about the importance of positive emotions and how we can all STAY POSITIVE during the pandemic. The same series of videos also has Behavioural Psychologist Jo Hemmings explaining HOW TO COPE with anxiety and self-isolation.

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Small businesses are doing their part

A lot of businesses are helping during the pandemic. This includes an Ontario facility MANUFACTURING THEIR FIRST personal protective equipment masks for health care professionals or this SMALL DESIGNER making cotton masks and donating one for one to at-risk community groups or essential workers. Our Federal government is offering help to manufacturing and automation companies […]

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Our business community is mobilized

I’m very proud of how our Ontario business community has mobilized. Since launching their ONTARIO TOGETHER portal, “Over 1,200 submissions were received for the first three challenges to support the delivery of mental health solutions to vulnerable populations, ensure the strength of our supply chains and deliver financial advice to the small business community.” And […]

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Innovative tech is changing healthcare

Necessity is the mother of innovation and COVID-19 is resulting in a lot of INNOVATION—especially in the HEALTH CARE arena. This includes Canada’s Think Research with their suite of CLINICAL TOOLS geared to helping health care professionals provide safe and secure virtual patient visits and minimize risk for residents and staff practice.

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Look for the helpers

Mr. Rodgers’s mother gave him fantastic advice when she said, “Always look for the HELPERS.” For those wanting to go further, here’s a list of Toronto VOLUNTEER opportunities, including food banks, kids help lines, making fabric masks, delivering groceries and medication to seniors, and to healthcare professionals, contacting local businesses for PPE donations, and more. […]

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