Canadian companies retool to make supplies for frontline workers

Brian’s Custom Sports near Leamington, Ont. normally makes hockey goalie pads. Now its employees are sewing stretcher sheets into disposable gowns for health-care workers.
CTV News

Date Published: April 19, 2020

Source: CTV News

Nearly 5,000 small Canadian companies are banding together to retool their factories to provide critical personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers amid looming supply shortages. Efforts include sewing stretcher sheets into disposable gowns, building emergency hospital and quarantine shelters, and repurposing UV light systems to sterilize PPE in hospitals.

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Summary by: Ming Li