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Quebec company launches new Health Canada-compliant surgical mask for hearing loss community

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A Quebec-based company is launching a first of its kind in Canada. Entreprise Prémont in Louiseville officially kicked off production on Wednesday of its Humask Pro-Vision, a surgical mask with a transparent window designed to allow those with hearing loss to read lips. A shortage of surgical masks was what prompted a group of entrepreneurs to launch the company just six months ago. Luc Girard, is one of those entrepreneurs. For Girard, developing a mask to help those with hearing loss was a priority. “One of my daughters has a hearing problem,” he said during a press conference on […]

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Coronavirus face mask exemption cards are being sold online. Experts say they’re fake

Coronavirus face mask exemption cards are being sold online. Experts say they’re fake

As mandatory face mask bylaws pop up across Canada and the United States in order to deter the spread of COVID-19, so are fraudulent cards claiming to exempt people from the rule. If you do have a medical condition preventing you from wearing a mask, you do not need to prove it with a card, health officials say. Story continues below advertisement READ MORE: Phony medical face mask exemption cards confound Ontario and Toronto officials Toronto and Ottawa recently made it mandatory to wear masks in all indoor places. Quebec plans to make it mandatory on July 18. And […]

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