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 ( 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 for more information.


Louis Hamann
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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