Predictiv AI Inc. and Sigfox Canada Agree to Enter into Global Sales Channel and Technology Integration Partnership for ThermalPass

Sigfox is the world’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) service provider and first global 0G network operator. The agreement will see Predictiv AI and Sigfox Canada collaborate on integrating Sigfox connectivity into the ThermalPass. This will enable highly dependable data transfer through ThermalPass at a remarkably low cost on the Sigfox Canada network, which is designed to meet the requirements of mass IOT applications. This enhanced functionality will position ThermalPass to generate monthly recurring revenue by offering a multitude of enterprise scenarios.

In addition to the technology integration, Sigfox Canada will become a global non-exclusive sales distributor and will promote the ThermalPass offering to other Sigfox Operators in more than 70 countries. ThermalPass is a medical grade, sensor-based temperature scanning system developed to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The Sigfox global 0G network has more than 16,000,000 registered devices on the network communicating close to 1 billion messages per

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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Decreased by 205,400 Jobs in August 2020

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TORONTO, Sep. 17, 2020 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) —
Employment in Canada decreased by 205,400 jobs from July to August according to the August ADP(®) Canada National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute(®). The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm payroll employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

August 2020 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment(1): -205,400

Industry Snapshot:

– Goods Producing:

    --  Manufacturing - 39,000
    --  Construction - 86,200
    --  Natural Resources and Mining - 1,300


– Service Providing:

    --  Trade/Transportation and Utilities - 49,500
    --  Information - 2,500
    --  Finance/Real Estate 3,000
    --  Professional/Business Services - 29,100
        - Professional/Technical - 18,400
        - Management of Companies - 
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Canada added 245,800 jobs in August

Canada’s job market continues to recover, adding 245,800 jobs in August.

According to Statistics Canada, the vast majority (205,800) were full-time positions.

“Unlike July, job growth was titled toward full-time work, a sign that business conditions are gradually getting back to normal,” said Indeed economist Brendon Bernard.

“The boost from the reopening of previously shuttered sectors continued, with accommodation and food service, as well as other services, making outsized contributions to job growth, alongside a pop in education employment.”

The unemployment rate improved to 10.2 per cent, a decline of 0.7 percentage points. It hit an all-time high of 13.7 per cent in May.

After a string of gains in May, June, and July, employment is within 1.1 million of its pre-COVID February level. The number of workers affected by COVID-19 stood at 1.8 million, down from 5.5 million April peak.

Fewer people worked from home for the fourth straight

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CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar firms as jobs gain supports ‘recovery story’

* Canadian dollar rises 0.2% against the greenback * Canada added 245,800 jobs in August * Price of U.S. oil decreases 0.5% * Canadian bond yields rise across a steeper curve TORONTO, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar edged higher against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday as domestic jobs data added to evidence of economic recovery, with the currency clawing back some of its prior day’s sharp decline. The loonie was trading 0.2% higher at 1.3104 to the greenback, or 76.31 U.S. cents. The currency, which on Tuesday notched a near eight-month high at 1.2990, traded in a range of 1.3077 to 1.3140. For the week, the loonie was on track to dip 0.1% after posting on Thursday its biggest decline in over two months. Canada added 245,800 jobs in August, most of them full-time, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.2% as the economy continued to

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Jobs Day in U.S. and Canada, Currency War, ECB Preview: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) — Welcome to Friday, Americas. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help you start the day:

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It’s U.S. jobs day — here’s what to expect and how to read the dataThe U.S. is in crisis: A closer look at how income inequality, partisanship, health disparities, the recession, racism and climate change are affecting the countryCanada also reports employment numbers today — read our previewGrowing unease among global central banks about the slumping U.S. dollar has ignited speculation that a fresh currency war might be on the horizonImport restrictions aimed at protecting the Argentinian central bank’s falling reserves of dollars are hindering the country’s key farm industry, according to a trade groupThe U.K. is one of the first countries in Europe to start withdrawing the emergency measures it extended to help the economy through the coronavirus, a move that could imperil millions of jobsThe

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Canada Science and Technology Museum to reopen Friday, Canadian Museum of Nature to reopen Sept. 5

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Two of Ottawa’s most popular museums are poised to reopen soon to the public following their pandemic-related hiatuses, with the Canada Science and Technology Museum reopening Friday and the Canadian Museum of Nature reopening Sept. 5, the Saturday before Labour Day.

For the science and technology museum, all visitors must reserve tickets online. The museum has reduced the number of visitors allowed on site, where physical distancing and the wearing of masks will be required. Visitors will follow a specified path in the museum, and additional hand-sanitizing stations have been installed.

The nature museum is reducing its capacity to 250 at any given time, and its new hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, plus Labour Day Monday. Tickets can be reserved online in 15-minute time slots and visitors must wear masks and observe physical distancing. A path within the museum will be designated

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India, Canada discuss ways to strengthen collaboration in science and technology

Highlighting the importance of Indo-Canadian S&T cooperation, DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said it should be explored as to how the cooperation can be taken to a different level.

India and Canada discussed ways to ramp up cooperation in science and technology by strengthening existing international connections, sharing best practices, and initiating new collaborations between governments and institutions, a statement said on Monday.

The statement follows a conference organised virtually by the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) on August 6.

In the Round Table following the inauguration of the conference, detailed presentations were made on bilateral activities being pursued under the Department of Science & Technology-Department of Biotechnology (DBT)-IC-IMPACTS programme, the statement said.

DST International Cooperation Adviser and Head S.K. Varshney highlighted joint research in emerging sciences with potential for translating research into marketable applications of social relevance, it said.

Highlighting the importance

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