Canadian government orders 10 million face masks from GM

Typical Motors Canada claims workforce at its manufacturing unit in Oshawa, Ontario, will manufacture 10 million masks above the up coming yr for the government of Canada. Creation commenced Tuesday.

GM Canada originally announced in late April that it would use its idled assembly plant to make face masks for wellness care personnel battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

The automaker said Tuesday that it will manufacture the face masks at cost for the General public Wellness Agency of Canada.

Minister of General public Companies and Procurement Anita Anand said in a statement that the arrangement makes certain “a continuous and responsible domestic offer of this vital devices.”

Neither the automaker nor govt said how significantly the masks cost.

David Paterson, vice president of corporate and environmental affairs at GM Canada, would only say that the value was “very competitive” and that the automaker could offer an “assured supply” of masks, and

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