Earlier this week, the city of Toronto made face masks mandatory in public indoor spaces. Though North American health authorities previously flip-flopped on their stance on non-medical face masks, the scientific consensus is now that wearing them is an effective way to curb the spread of COVID-19. So, with similar bylaws now beginning to spread across Canada, and the coronavirus still clinging to the globe like a sweaty sheet (even as things begin to reopen), it’s perhaps more important than ever to clothe your face holes.
Need a wavy face mask for your next trip to the store or modestly-sized gathering? Yeah you do! The good news is, there's now an abundance of stylish options to cop (or, if you're feeling particularly crafty, you can make 'em right at home). Here are 20 Canadian brands offering masks to help you breathe comfortably and look good during the pandemic.