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.