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News Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

Micron ships medical grade face masks to a BC municipality

Operating at full capacity, seeking government tenders across Canada and US.

News Government General
September 21, 2020  

Addressing anti-mask protests poses a challenge for leaders: experts

Medical expert says questioning officials and scientists do so from a place of “broader mistrust.”

News General
September 16, 2020  

FPInnovations completes phase 1 of biodegradable disposable masks

Second phase is expected to lead to an entirely made-in-Canada solution for face coverings.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 11, 2020  

Quebecers who don’t follow COVID-19 mask guidelines to face fines

Dollar amount of the fines has not been decided, province-wide sanctions to begin Sept. 12.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 24, 2020  

Manitoba mandates more mask use, COVID-19 numbers continue to grow

Public gatherings capped at 10, and people are required to wear masks in indoor public places and at gatherings.

News Manufacturing General
August 21, 2020  

Trudeau, Ford to unveil deal to produce N95 masks at 3M plant

Brockville plant to increase capacity to produce up to 100 million medical-grade N95 masks a year.

News Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Kruger to supply pulp to manufacture ecofriendly disposable masks

The masks will be made from Kruger’s KruPulp brand

News Government General
July 20, 2020  

Canadians reluctantly wear masks, support for mandatory masking climbs

Angus Reid poll found only 55% of Canadians are wearing masks regularly when they leave home.

News Government General
July 20, 2020  

Some resistance in Quebec to mandatory masks for indoor public places

Videos have circulated online of people being ejected from stores after refusing to wear a mask.

News Government General
July 14, 2020  

Alberta giving out 20M more masks, not mandatory to wear them

Wide distribution through fast-food chains, municipal transit, places of worship, long-term care and seniors facilities, and other places.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

Quebec makes masks mandatory in public indoor spaces

Businesses are expected to enforce the new rules and subject to fines.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 9, 2020  

Trium and L.L. Lessard partner to produce masks on a large scale

Automated machine makes disposable and reusable masks that eliminate almost 100% of the most common bacteria and viruses.

News Government General
June 10, 2020  

Orpyx and Fidelity work together to manufacture PPE

The Calgary-based manufacturers will produce medical face masks

News Manufacturing General
June 9, 2020  

Canadians increasingly wearing masks, fear second COVID wave: Poll

53% of respondents said masks should be mandatory in public and confined spaces.

News Automotive Government General
May 28, 2020  

Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks

Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.