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3 December 2020
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B.C. teachers’ union appeals directly to parents to ‘support the culture of mask-wearing’

3 December 2020, Comments: 0

The president of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation is appealing to parents directly to ‘support a culture of mask-wearing’ in schools. Last week amid the […]


26 November 2020
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N95 Fit Test Course by Victoria First Aid

26 November 2020, Comments: 0

As workplaces, schools, and organizations prepare to re-open, there is an increasing demand for respiratory protection. When N95 masks are utilized at medical and […]


26 November 2020
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Halfway through lockdown, Nunavut top doctor expects cases to rise

26 November 2020, Comments: 0

Nunavut reported 11 new COVID-19 cases bringing active cases to 153. The new numbers were announced as Nunavut officials gave an update on the […]


29 October 2020
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N95 masks unsafe to use after 2nd sterilization

29 October 2020, Comments: 0

A new study of Winnipeg suggests that after an N95 mask is worn and sterilized more than once, it starts to fail safety tests. […]


28 October 2020
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Canada close to self-sufficient in PPE production

28 October 2020, Comments: 0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shares that Canadian companies are now producing so much personal protective equipment needed in the fight against COVID-19 that Canada […]