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    Canadian hotel industry draws troubleshooters

    Real estate, legal and financial services providers have come together to offer support and work their networks on the hotel sector's behalf during the COVID-19 crisis.
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    The technology does not replace the human element of inspections, but it does allow for parties to the inspection to be separate from each other.
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    Already, it’s projected that the COVID-19 hit on hotels will be more severe than the combined losses following the 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. and 2008 economic crisis.
  • U.S. fragrance industry asks for exemptions to COVID-19 related business shutdowns

    Fragrance lobby touts role in COVID-19 response

    Advocates have appealed to U.S. government officials for exemptions from any mandated business closures, arguing that the industry provides important support for effective cleaning procedures.
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    Pesticide classification scale scopes out risk

    Researchers applied a range of filtering criteria to categorize 659 pesticides as highly hazardous, high-risk or lower risk, and support comparisons of risks posed to human and environmental health.

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    Many companies have been forced to rethink the traditional workplace structure, as physical office space quickly morphs into a work-from-home situation.
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    Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.

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