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Grocery Business has been covering how the industry has been managing the COVID-19 crisis. In the course of the past month, grocery retailers have ramped up measures to safeguard employees and shoppers.

As the crisis continues to unfold, the shift in the focus of initiatives towards how the industry is supporting vulnerable communities across the country continues, and grocers begin to explore further measures to safeguard grocery frontline workers and customers.

Share your stories with the Grocery Business community. Contact editorial director Mary Scianna at [email protected].

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Grocery retailers adding online waiting rooms

COVID-19-driven online demand grows

Fresh City Farms opens second store amid pandemic

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SUPPLY CHAIN IMPACT

Maple Leaf Food launches $2 M campaign to support emergency food relief

Union says 38 confirmed COVID-19 cases at Cargill meat plant cause for closure

COVID-19 to have ‘immediate and drastic’ impact on Canadian meat supply: industry group

Feds to provide $50 M in assistance for temp foreign worker program

 

BUSINESS INSIGHTS

Labour leaders say they’ll push to permanently improve pay, working conditions for essential workers

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