Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Businesses resuming operations may be required to use Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) in order to protect themselves and their clients/customers and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.In an effort to help Nova Scotia businesses source the PPE they need, TIANS has compiled lists of member suppliers.

View the Nova Scotia Workplace PPE Supplier-Directory

  • The PPE Store

    Safety products for use at home, school and theworkplace. Reopen your business in confidence with our collection of masks,face shields, gloves, sanitizers and more.

  • IronWorks Distillery

    Recognizing the global shortage, Ironworks retooled operations to start producing hand sanitizer while continuing to craft premium spirits.

  • New Century Signs

    Offering signage and posters required for business, and plexiglass for barriers/sneeze guards.
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  • Vega Direct

    Vega has a limited supply of Nitril gloves in-stock at their Dartmouth Warehouse. Email mike@vegadirect.ca to order.

  • Life Shield

    COVID-19 has required us to pivot, focusing our energy on the provision of personal protective equipment to front line personnel. Now offering a 10% discount to TIANS Members. 

  • The Printing House

    Producing countertop safety shields, floor decals, one-way directional decals, entrance posters and more. They have implemented curbside pickup, delivery and no contact payment solutions.


  • The Flag Shop

    Offering 2-layer and 3-layer nylon masks and Healthcare Hero flags. $1.50 from each mask sold will be donated to the QEII Foundation COVID 19 Resource Fund.


  • Swish

    Visit their convenient walk-in Clean-it™ Centre in Dartmouth, NS. It's open to the public and features our complete range of professional cleaning products and equipment.


  • Advocate Printing & Publishing


    Offering business solutions for our new normal - floor decals, signage, dividers & shields for businesses.

  • Authentic Seacoast Distilling Co.

    Through a supply contract with NSHA, Authentic Seacoast’s hand sanitizer will be used in health care facilities across the province.

  • Hamster

    Order your COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment through contactless delivery. 

  • Nova Scotia Companies Produce PPE 

    A spotlight on how some Nova Scotia companies are pivoting operations to help the fight against COVID-19

Help Combat COVID-19

If you are a Canadian manufacturer or business that can assist Canada in meeting the need for medical supplies, your help is needed.

Nova Scotia Together: Help Fight Coronavirus | Province of Nova Scotia

An invitation by the Province of Nova Scotia to seek help from businesses and organizations who can supply personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep employees and customers safe from COVID-19.

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Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

An official Facebook group administered by CFIB (Canadian Federation of Independent Business) to help connect Canadian business owners looking to buy and sell PPE (personal protective equipment) and supplies.

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Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Government of Canada

The Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19 directly supports businesses to rapidly scale up production or re-tool their manufacturing lines to develop products made in Canada that will help in the fight against COVID-19.

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Public Service and Procurement Canada (PSPC) |Government of Canada

is looking for suppliers able to provide specific products (i.e. N95 masks, gowns, gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or services (i.e. nursing, food, security).

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