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May 12, 2020, 20:01 ET As COVID-19 devastates already fragile health systems, over 6,000 additional children under five could die a day, without urgent action

UNICEF launches #Reimagine, a global campaign to prevent the pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for children NEW YORK and TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - An additional 6,000 children could die every day from preventable causes over the next six months as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weaken health systems and disrupt routine services, UNICEF said today. The estimate is based on an...

May 15, 2020, 00:01 ET New Analysis Exposes How Big Tobacco is Exploiting COVID-19 Pandemic to Advertise Harmful and Addictive Products

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ -- Tobacco and e-cigarette companies are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to advertise their harmful and addictive products on social media, undermine minimum age...

May 13, 2020, 13:00 ET Axon Public Safety Canada Announces Partnership with British Columbia Women in Law Enforcement

BCWLE is the first Women in Law Enforcement Association in mainland British Columbia VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law...

May 11, 2020, 18:16 ET The Indigenous Innovation Initiative Launches Inaugural Program

TORONTO, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Indigenous Innovation Initiative, hosted at Grand Challenges Canada is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural program, Advancing Indigenous Gender Equality...

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Mar 24, 2020, 13:13 ET CIBC announces additional measures to support seniors, our team, and the community during COVID-19

TORONTO, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt across our communities, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today announced further proactive measures to help clients, team...

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