Should masks be mandatory in Atlantic Canada during COVID-19?

As a growing number of regions across Canada move to make the wearing of masks mandatory in public places, the hot-button issue remains up for debate in Atlantic Canada. The … Read More

Should masks be mandatory? It depends

Mayors across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) are urging the province to make masks or face coverings mandatory in public spaces as businesses reopen amid the novel coronavirus … Read More

British Columbia’s top doctor recommends non-medical masks in some scenarios

B.C.’s provincial health officer has joined her federal counterparts in officially recommending the use of non-medical masks in certain situations. “It is something that we should get used to,” said … Read More

UBC researchers develop biodegradable masks made from B.C. wood fibres

Non-medical masks are becoming part of British Columbians’ everyday lives, with recommendations even being made to wear them on transit. Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) say they … Read More