FPInnovations develops biodegradable mask
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Ontario supports production of inclusive made-in-Ontario face masks
Innovative product will benefit the deaf and hard of hearing community
Micron ships medical grade face masks to a BC municipality
Operating at full capacity, seeking government tenders across Canada and US.
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.”
FPInnovations completes phase 1 of biodegradable disposable masks
Second phase is expected to lead to an entirely made-in-Canada solution for face coverings.
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.
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.
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.
Kruger to supply pulp to manufacture ecofriendly disposable masks
The masks will be made from Kruger’s KruPulp brand
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.
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.
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.
Quebec makes masks mandatory in public indoor spaces
Businesses are expected to enforce the new rules and subject to fines.
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.
Orpyx and Fidelity work together to manufacture PPE
The Calgary-based manufacturers will produce medical face masks
Canadians increasingly wearing masks, fear second COVID wave: Poll
53% of respondents said masks should be mandatory in public and confined spaces.
Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks
Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.
SpiderTech launches strapless face masks
Disposable masks adhere directly to the skin, thereby eliminating straps around one’s ears or head.
NS chemists work with mill to create medical-grade pulp for N95 masks
A recent grant from Research Nova Scotia will provide about $72,000 to the project.
Non-medical masks help when physical distancing not possible: Tam
She also cited the need to ensure that the standards of care in seniors’ residences are improved.
SNC-Lavalin helping Medicom with N95 mask manufacturing
Will provide engineering services at new 60,000-square-foot facility in Montreal.
Anticipating N95 mask shortage, hospital turns to full face snorkel masks
Sunnybrook is taking snorkel masks initially meant for use underwater, and adding a filter meant to catch hazardous particles.
Quebec designer launches mask line inspired by star skaters
Mathieu Caron says profits from the mask sales go to the WHO in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Roots repurposes Canadian factory to produce masks
The clothing manufacturer will also donate medical-grade masks and $500,000 in products to frontline healthcare workers
GM Canada plans to make face masks in Oshawa
The automaker plans to manufacture approximately one million masks per month at cost
Trudeau promises stockpile policies overhaul to prevent waste
Expired five years earlier, two million N95 respirator masks, thousands of pairs of medical gloves thrown out in 2019.
AMD Medicom to open mask factory in Montreal, will create 33 jobs
Quebec government providing a $4-million loan to speed the establishment of the plant.
Tilley joins the fight against COVID-19 making gowns and masks
Garments and gear will go to hospital workers at local hospitals, long-term care facilities who are not dealing with patients.
Stockpile of 39M COVID-19 masks exposed as fake: report
A broker in Australia and a supplier in Kuwait are both now the target of a U.S. federal investigation
Canada Goose increases medical gear production, reopens more factories
Bringing all eight of its locations into production over the next two weeks.
Hockey equipment manufacturer CCM and players donate 500,000 masks
Coordinating with its network of supply chain partners in Asia as the most efficient way to procure the gear.