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How many masks a day? This Ottawa manufacturer is shooting for one million
3 months ago

How many masks a day? This Ottawa manufacturer is shooting for one million

Viral Clean is already making 40,000 masks every day, but a major expansion of their facility will increase their output of both medical and fabric masks.
Med student creates storybook to help kids cope with COVID-19
4 months ago

Med student creates storybook to help kids cope with COVID-19

All proceeds from the new children's book “Patty and the Pandemic” by Nicole Crimi will go to charity.
Volunteers installed hand washing stations around Toronto for those experiencing homelessness
5 months ago

Volunteers installed hand washing stations around Toronto for those experiencing homelessness

CleanHandsTO has installed public hand washing stations at eight locations across Toronto, with more on the way.
Montreal teenager opens store specializing in COVID-19 care products
7 months ago

Montreal teenager opens store specializing in COVID-19 care products

When her summer job was cancelled due to COVID-19, Vanessa Vassalos wanted to find a way to give back to the community.
'Colours for COVID' campaign raises funds for Toronto hospital
7 months ago

'Colours for COVID' campaign raises funds for Toronto hospital

Logan Lass started tie-dye project to support doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital.
New platform helps businesses and charities get PPE more quickly and efficiently
7 months ago

New platform helps businesses and charities get PPE more quickly and efficiently

CovidPPEHelp, created by faculty members at the Rotman School of Management, connects those who need equipment with manufacturers and suppliers, and enables donations of PPE to charities.
COVID-19 Women’s Initiative helps women cope with the pandemic
8 months ago

COVID-19 Women’s Initiative helps women cope with the pandemic

Med students from U of T stepped up to support women’s shelters, which have seen an increase in the need for their services during the current crisis. The initiative has since expanded to cover other regions of Canada.
Mississauga man sews specialized masks for the hard-of-hearing
8 months ago

Mississauga man sews specialized masks for the hard-of-hearing

Max Cucchiella's masks ensure that people are safe while the deaf community is not left behind.
Digital portrait makers collaborating with U of T on a series honouring Black health care workers and students
8 months ago

Digital portrait makers collaborating with U of T on a series honouring Black health care workers and students

Echogram is working with the University of Toronto’s Black Medical Students Association on the project, which celebrates individuals making a difference on the front lines of COVID-19.
Ottawa group sews medical gowns for homeless shelter volunteers
9 months ago

Ottawa group sews medical gowns for homeless shelter volunteers

Ottawa Gowns 4 Homeless plans to donate 2,500 gowns to Ottawa Inner City Health.
Toronto cancer survivor sews 600 masks for community
9 months ago

Toronto cancer survivor sews 600 masks for community

Deanna Insley is donating the masks to the hospital where she received treatment and to people in need.
Ottawa Hospital researchers working on ways to treat COVID-19 and understand its impacts
9 months ago

Ottawa Hospital researchers working on ways to treat COVID-19 and understand its impacts

The hospital received funding for three projects from the Ontario government’s COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund.
Calgary teen inspires community to help young girls
9 months ago

Calgary teen inspires community to help young girls

17-year-old Deep Braich launched Youth Helping Youth YYC to deliver hygiene kits to local girls who, due to COVID-19, are unable to access products they need.
Trois soeurs créent une friperie pour recueillir des fonds d'urgence contre la COVID-19
9 months ago

Trois soeurs créent une friperie pour recueillir des fonds d'urgence contre la COVID-19

Tout revenue et dons vont directement à Centraide Montréal.
CMA Foundation contributes $250,000 to youth mental-health charity Jack.org
9 months ago

CMA Foundation contributes $250,000 to youth mental-health charity Jack.org

The non-profit offers mental health education programs for Canadian youth, including resources to help them deal with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.
99-year-old WW2 veteran is walking 100km to fundraise for hospitals
9 months ago

99-year-old WW2 veteran is walking 100km to fundraise for hospitals

George Markow has been walking everyday for months in the hopes of raising $100,000.
Meals for Heroes Ottawa feeds healthcare workers and the homeless
9 months ago

Meals for Heroes Ottawa feeds healthcare workers and the homeless

University of Ottawa students start new initiative to provide healthy meals prepared by local caterers.
Specialized transparent masks developed for hard-of-hearing
9 months ago

Specialized transparent masks developed for hard-of-hearing

Ottawa couple finds "clear" solution for the overlooked needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Facebook group connects Ottawa kids and seniors through art
9 months ago

Facebook group connects Ottawa kids and seniors through art

Group participants build art projects around a weekly theme, which are then delivered to a local long-term care facility.
Donated tablets allow Toronto hospitals to safely connect patients with their families
9 months ago

Donated tablets allow Toronto hospitals to safely connect patients with their families

Hospital staff worked quickly to install communications apps on the tablets so people can see and speak with hospitalized family members who cannot receive visitors.
NS teacher 3D printing "ear savers" for health care workers
9 months ago

NS teacher 3D printing "ear savers" for health care workers

Tim Coombs has distributed 17,000 to date and continues daily production.
Hamilton organization helps staff pay it forward with a warm meal
9 months ago

Hamilton organization helps staff pay it forward with a warm meal

We Feed The Need is making it their mission to lift spirits and help feed frontline health care workers.
Toronto man bakes over 200 pies for neighbours while in quarantine
9 months ago

Toronto man bakes over 200 pies for neighbours while in quarantine

"Do what you do, and give it away for free. It'll come back to you, I swear. It's a bad business model on paper, but it works. People are good."
Toronto's BMO Field becomes a massive kitchen handing out free meals to those in need
9 months ago

Toronto's BMO Field becomes a massive kitchen handing out free meals to those in need

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment program aims to deliver 13,000 meals a day.
Clothing company launches a $20 million program to gift customized clothing to Canadian health care workers
9 months ago

Clothing company launches a $20 million program to gift customized clothing to Canadian health care workers

Aritzia aims to gift clothing packages to 150,000 Canadian frontline health care professionals who are working against spread of Covid-19.