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Canadian Software Company in China Re-Opens Amid Fears of ‘Second Wave’

With the coronavirus appearing to now be under control in the country where it started, China is firing up its economic engine. But as one Canadian entrepreneur found, rejuvenating business will require focusing on new opportunities.

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PART 2: Forced to Adapt Due to COVID-19, South Asian Immigrants Concerned about Underlying Health Conditions

This is part of our series on how the pandemic is affecting specific immigrant communities. For Canada’s South Asian communities, the risk is met with an added layer of concern given statistics showing this group has a higher incidence of underlying health conditions that make any infection far more severe.

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UPDATED: Migrant Detainees Launch Hunger Strikes to Protest Government Inaction on COVID-19 

Migrants at Canada’s busiest detention centre are on a hunger strike to draw attention to crowded living conditions that could result in an outbreak. Insufficient information from Canada Border Services Agency about the coronavirus is also contributing to growing concerns among migrants.

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