Update: On April 22 Bruce Power announced that it is doubling its initial donation of PPE for front-line health workers, from 600,000 to 1.2 million pieces.
Many Osler clients are looking for meaningful ways to contribute to the fight against COVID-19.
Based in Tiverton, Ontario, Bruce Power provides nuclear power to one in three homes, hospitals, schools and businesses in Ontario. It also provides life-saving medical isotopes across the globe to keep medical equipment sterilized and assist in fighting disease. On April 1, 2020, Bruce Power announced it was donating 600,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks, gloves and gowns, to support Ontario’s front-line healthcare workers in their battle against COVID-19.
In a CTV News article, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said it was the “largest private donation” of PPE that the province has received. The PPE will be distributed across the province and will include Bruce Power’s own supply as well as other PPE products that the company will be purchasing.
To learn more about the contribution that Bruce Power is making to help fight COVID-19, please read its news release: Bruce Power commits 600,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to Province of Ontario for fight against COVID-19.