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<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada "aggressively ordering" medical supplies in highly competitive market

COVID-19: Canada "aggressively ordering" medical supplies in highly competitive market

Ordering equipment does not guarantee a delivery, which is why Canada is now taking "very serious steps" to ensure the products meet requirements and make it to Canada.
<b>CANADA:</b> Can masks be sterilized, reused in fight against coronavirus? Experts say yes

CANADA: Can masks be sterilized, reused in fight against coronavirus? Experts say yes

Masks can be sterilized and disinfected, said Ron Hoffman, University of Toronto professor, but the medical community has not had enough time to create effective protocols with certainty
<b>COVID-19:</b> First Ontario-produced masks ready for use, Premier Doug Ford says

COVID-19: First Ontario-produced masks ready for use, Premier Doug Ford says

The first 1,000 Level 3 made-in-Ontario masks were produced at Woodbridge's manufacturing facility in Vaughan
<b>LIVE:</b> Premier Doug Ford holds press conference at 1 p.m.

LIVE: Premier Doug Ford holds press conference at 1 p.m.

Village Media will carry the livestream feed from announcement
<b>COVID-19:</b> N-95 respirators and emergency relief on the way for Canada

COVID-19: N-95 respirators and emergency relief on the way for Canada

3M says it will maintain its exports to Canada and Latin America after reaching a deal with the White House, ending a days-long saga
<b>LIVE:</b> Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides COVID-19 update

LIVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides COVID-19 update

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<b>COVID-19:</b> Fear of coronavirus is growing, suggests new poll of Canadians

COVID-19: Fear of coronavirus is growing, suggests new poll of Canadians

Sixty-four per cent of Canadians said they were personally afraid of becoming ill with COVID-19, compared to 57 per cent two weeks ago
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ford says Ontario has enough health-care protective gear for one more week

COVID-19: Ford says Ontario has enough health-care protective gear for one more week

Ford told a few media outlets that a shipment of nearly three million masks was held up at the U.S. border over the weekend
<b>CANADA:</b> Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says

CANADA: Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says

This is a change from previous advice
<b>COVID-19:</b> Trudeau says talks with U.S. ongoing, confident PPE shipments will continue

COVID-19: Trudeau says talks with U.S. ongoing, confident PPE shipments will continue

Premier Doug Ford said that a shipment of masks that was to enter the province was instead turned around at the Canada-U.S. border