PPE

Kacee Vasudeva. (Photograph by Lucy Lu)

Kacee Vasudeva made auto parts and bug repellant. Then he retooled for the pandemic.

When the need for domestically produced PPE soared last year, Vasudeva’s Maxtech retooled its production lines and got to work
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on COVID-19 situation in Canada from his residence March 20, 2020 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Dave Chan / AFP) (Photo by DAVE CHAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Trudeau’s coronavirus update: ’In the next 48 hours we will be receiving a shipment of millions of masks’ (Full transcript)

In his April 4 address to Canadians on the COVID-19 crisis, the PM said the government is chartering flights to get personal protective equipment delivered as quickly as possible
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’Public officials should be obsessed with protecting the health workers who will keep people alive’

Jane Philpott: That means frontline workers having access to PPE, rapidly expanding the health workforce in creative ways, and the provinces and territories working together to produce consistent and timely data