Entries by Devon Babin

Statistics Canada Publishes Questionnaire on Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many questions have been raised about its impact on Canadian society. In order to address this information need, Statistics Canada has developed short crowd-sourcing questionnaires to collect information on specific topics related to the impacts of the pandemic. The focus topic of the questionnaire is The Impacts of COVID-19 on […]

CIAC Presents to Finance Committee

Bob Masterson, CIAC President and CEO, had the opportunity to speak in front of the federal government’s Finance Committee on Tuesday, May 26th. In his remarks, Masterson spoke about the resiliency of Canada’s chemistry and plastics sectors, and how both sectors are essential to protecting Canadians—including medical and frontline workers—from the transmission of COVID-19 Thank […]

Rapid Response Supply/Demand Platform

CIAC is pleased to support the Rapid Response Platform (RRP), an innovative matching platform that connects supply and demand of COVID-19 related supplies, such as input materials and end products for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Find out more about this initiative which has received broad Canadian industry support and participate by posting your needs or supplies on the platform.   In addition to […]

Dow Partners with Green Learning to offer Circular Economy Education Program

With financial support from Dow Canada, GreenLearning has launched a new activity to help students explore solutions to waste pollution, with a focus on plastics. Using a circular economic model, students are encouraged to apply a remake, reuse and recycle model in creating an entirely new product from recycled materials. GreenLearning’s Make & Remake Activity, […]

Ontario’s First Provincial Day of Action on Litter

CIAC commends the Ontario Government for successfully launching its First Provincial Action on Litter on May 12th, drawing awareness to a major environmental issue that affects Ontarians, and people across the globe. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the issue of litter in the environment has never been more prevalent. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential […]

Rapid Response Platform launched for PPE related supplies

CIAC is proud to support Rapid Response Platform (RRP), an instant visibility matching platform that connects supply and demand of COVID-19 related supplies, such as input materials and end products for PPE. Find out more about this initiative which has received broad Canadian industry support, and participate by posting your needs or supplies at http://rrpcanada.org […]

Transportation and Critical Infrastructure Update

To better understand the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needs of critical infrastructure partners, Public Safety Canada is launching a second survey to capture more in-depth data with respect to supply and demand for PPE, including sanitization products and COVID-19 testing kits. More specifically, the new PPE and Sanitization Products Inventory Survey seeks to capture organization contact information and sub-sector information, […]

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