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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Bruce Power Makes Biggest Company PPE Donation In Canada

Tiverton | by Claire McCormack  

By April's end the company says it will have distributed 1.2 million pieces of protective equipment.

Bruce Power has hit a big milestone in providing personal protective equipment for Ontario's COVID-19 fight.

In a media release the nuclear operator says it has now distributed 1.2 million pieces of PPE to over 100 frontline organizations.

They say that's the largest announced private-sector donation of PPE in Canada so far.

The company announced on April 1st, that it had committed to distributing 600,000 pieces and is now doubling this commitment with all materials fully distributed to frontline organizations by the end of April.

They say it's been made possible through scaling its activities to be able to make new products in Ontario through partnerships with its supply chain.

The company is being applauded by numerous public figures including local political representatives and Federal Ministers.

The PPE secured by Bruce Power includes surgical masks, N-95 masks, O2 masks, gloves and face shields.

Bruce Power says it would like to thank Levitt Safety, Air Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Business and Consumer Services, the Federal Department of Public Services and Procurement and the Canada Border Services Agency for their help in the effort.

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