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Non-medical face masks you can order in Canada

Reusable fabric options from a variety of sellers.

Reusable fabric options from a variety of sellers

(Source, left to right: plusguardiancanada.ca; oldnavy.ca; pachaarts.com)

It's been over a month since Canada's chief public health officer announced that wearing non-medical masks can help limit the transmission of COVID-19. We enlisted sewing expert and YouTuber withwendy to show us how to make them, and we've shared some no-sew tutorials too. But purchasing them online is also an option (especially for those without sewing machines or more t-shirts to cut up). 

Below is a list of online retailers that offer shipping within Canada, whose products are described as having "at least two layers of tightly woven material fabric" and ties or ear loops, as per the Public Health Agency of Canada guidelines for appropriate use of non-medical masks and face coverings. It's important to heed the full guidelines when selecting or evaluating your mask. 

Mask with Breathing Valve and Disposable Filters, $9.99, Plus Guardian Canada

Masks, set of 2, $24 (waitlist), Frank And Oak

Face Masks, set of 5, $15, Old Navy

Facial Mask, $14.95, Birdie & Bub Clothing

Pleated Face Mask, available in three sizes, $14, Quartermoon Crew

Face Masks for Kids and for Adults with Filter Sheet, set of 2, $30, Peace Collective

Double-Sided Reversible Mask, available in three sizes, $18 (pre-order), Muttonhead

Face Mask, $14.95, Loop Lifestyle

Uma Mask by Yana Manta, $12, Pacha Indigenous Art Collection

(Source: Steven Sabados)

Face Mask for Adults or for Children, $15, Evermine Boutique

Pleated Mask for Adults or for Children, made by the Winnipeg social enterprise The Cutting Edge, $15 and $14, Lite Box

Mask with Filter, $15 (pre-order), OKE

Mask with Filter, $18 (pre-order), Light and Ink

Face Mask with Pocket for Filter, $20 suggested (made-to-order), Andrea Wong

5-Pack Face Masks, $58 (pre-order), Encircled

Pleated Mask with a Pocket for Filter, $16.99, MOJi

Contoured Masks, set of 2, $25, Easter Shores Apparel

Mask, available in three sizes, $16.99, Bien Aller

Note: The company has responded to comments about delays in delivery on their Instagram saying "Since our masks are handmade by our staff in Montréal, we can only manufacture a limited amount at a time. We aim to restock every week. Please bear with us and thank you all for your patience, we'll get there."

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