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Calgary Suncor donating thousands of masks to fight coronavirus

Last Updated Mar 31, 2020 at 3:13 pm MDT

Suncor Energy Inc. logo at the company's annual meeting in Calgaryo on April 27, 2017. Suncor Energy Inc. says its on-again, off-again plan to add a coker unit to its Montreal refinery to allow it to process heavier barrels of oil, including oilsands bitumen, is off the table again as it shuffles priorities in its long list of production growth projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – A major energy company is lending a helping hand in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Suncor Energy posted on its Twitter page Tuesday saying the company donated 40,095 N95 masks to the federal government.

The company says it gave out the masks to the communities that are critically in need.