Philippines

Covid ‘still here,’ continue to wear face mask: President Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  (File photo) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has reminded his fellow Filipinos to continue wearing face masks, telling them that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) remains a threat to public health. Despite the continued drop in coronavirus infections, Duterte said Covid-19 is still “alive” and “kicking.” The proper use of face mask … Continue reading

Ontario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE
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Ontario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Invests in Made in Hamilton Surgical MasksOntario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE HAMILTON — Niko Apparel Systems is investing more than $250,000 to help automate the production of surgical masks with the support of $125,000 from the Ontario Together Fund. With this investment, … Continue reading

Face covering bylaw reactivated; masks required across City of Edmonton
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Face covering bylaw reactivated; masks required across City of Edmonton

News Release Starting 12:01 a.m., Friday, September 3, wearing a mask or face covering will be mandatory in all indoor public places in Edmonton. This applies to the publicly accessible areas of businesses, retail shops and includes City recreation facilities, transit centres and LRT platforms. “Medical experts have made it clear that we are in … Continue reading

City provides update on increased COVID-19-related enforcement
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City provides update on increased COVID-19-related enforcement

Public Service Announcement City provides update on increased COVID-19-related enforcement The City thanks Edmontonians and businesses for their continued efforts to follow public health orders and help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The City of Edmonton’s enforcement officers are dedicated to enforcing the Chief Medical Officer of Health Orders related to AHS public health restrictions … Continue reading

Ontario News

Ontario Supports Local Manufacturers Producing Masks for Adults and Children

News Release Ontario Supports Local Manufacturers Producing Masks for Adults and Children December 1, 2020 Investment will lead to greater domestic production of personal protective equipment TORONTO – The Ontario government is investing $550,000 to help local manufacturers retool their operations and increase capacity in the manufacturing of masks for both adults and children. These … Continue reading

Edmonton

City askes Edmontonians to redouble their efforts to protect each other

News Release City askes Edmontonians to redouble their efforts to protect each other Interim City Manager Adam Laughlin is encouraging Edmontonians to be more vigilant in protecting themselves and others after Alberta Health Services announced COVID-19 numbers have increased dramatically in the Edmonton area.“With Thanksgiving and Halloween coming up we all want to get together … Continue reading

Edmonton

Face coverings vital to Edmonton’s COVID recovery

Face coverings vital to Edmonton’s COVID recovery Face coverings have been required in all indoor public spaces and in public vehicles within Edmonton since August 1. Since then, a vast majority of Edmontonians have respected the requirement, helping protect themselves and their neighbours from COVID-19. Face coverings are an important tool in the fight against COVID-19, … Continue reading

Alberta

20 million masks to be distributed to Albertans

News Release 20 million masks to be distributed to Albertans Government’s relaunch strategy includes providing free non-medical masks to Albertans who need them. A&W, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. and Tim Hortons are partnering with the Alberta government to distribute non-medical masks at no cost through their drive-thru locations across the province, to help prevent … Continue reading