Government of Canada marks major milestone in personal protective equipment manufacturing

Media advisory

April 6, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, together with the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Service and Procurement; the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade; the Honourable Steve Clark, Member of Provincial Parliament for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes and Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and Penny Wise, President of 3M Canada, will participate in an event to mark an important milestone in domestic manufacturing of personal protective equipment.

Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Location: The virtual announcement will take place over Zoom.

A live broadcast of the announcement will be available on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s (ISED) Facebook page.

Notes for media:

Members of the media are invited to contact ISED Media Relations (ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca) to register and receive a link to the Zoom virtual event. Media are asked to join the call at 1:45 p.m. (ET).

Visuals and B-roll will be made available upon request, please contact 3M Canada representative, Melissa Jurenas, at mjurenas@mmm.com for more information.

Contacts

Louis Hamann
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
louis.hamann@canada.ca

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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