Monday, November 23

n95 mask

3M, Coronavirus, COVID-19, n95 mask, National, Provincial

Feds and Ontario reach deal with 3M to make N95 masks in Brockville – The Canadian News

The federal and Ontario governments have secured a deal with 3M that will see the company produce N95 masks at a facility in Brockville, Ontario, a spokesman for the province's economic development minister confirmed Thursday. Ottawa and the province will each contribute $ 23.3 million to help increase capacity at the Brockville plant, allowing it to produce up to 100 million N95 masks a year, said Robert Gibson. The masks manufactured at the expanded facility will be used to meet "private sector, provincial and North American market demand during the pandemic and beyond," Gibson said in a statement. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford are expected to make the deal official in a joint appearance in Brockville on Friday. Ford has repeatedly said ...