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Canadian mill doubles production, ships medical pulp to U.S. despite N95 mask export ban

Harmac Pacific's mill in British Colombia is the only source of key medical grade pulp used in masks, surgical gowns and so on.

PortandTerminal.com, April 6, 2020 President Trump recently invoked a law that prioritizes orders of medical supplies for American use. A Canadian based factory is the only source of a key ingredient used to make the desperately needed medical supplies. NANAIMO, BC – The owner of a British Columbia mill that makes pulp for surgical masks, gowns and other medical supplies says …

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“This changes everything” Canadians horrified by Trump blocking N95 masks

Photo of Donald Trump on one side, 3M N95 mask on the other

PortandTerminal.com, April 4, 2020 Canadian’s were horrified to learn that the Trump Administration asked Minnesota-based 3M to stop sending N95 respirators to Canada. Many see it as a betrayal that can never be forgiven. TORONTO – Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was polite, and on point when he addressed the news yesterday that the Trump administration had told 3M to …

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Trump: “Stop sending N95 masks to Canada!” (Canada is the only supplier of key medical supply material)

N95 Surgical mask

PortandTerminal.com, April 3, 2020 N95 mask supplier 3M has pushed back and told the White House that halting exports would cause “other countries” (Canada) to retaliate and cease exports to the U.S., leading to an overall decrease in the number of respirators available in the U.S WASHINGTON – Minnesota-based 3M says the Trump administration has asked that it stop sending …

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