"But now more people will be leaving their homes ... transit systems will be more crowded", she said.
"From our perspective, it is an added layer of protection".
The officials say wearing a non-medical mask mainly helps protect others from you if you are carrying the virus.
It unveiled more details of its promised loan program for large corporations and commercial rent relief for small- and mid-sized businesses.
Regarding rent for businesses, Trudeau announced Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program, which will help small businesses by giving forgivable loans to landlords to alleviate pressure from renters. By comparison, there have been more than 1.5 million cases in the United States and at least 90,432 deaths.
The CFIB said it continues to advocate for making the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) available as quickly as possible, allowing tenants to access the 50% relief when landlords don't intend to apply for the program, and increasing eligibility where now, only tenants with a 70% revenue drop qualify.
He says the terms are created to make sure companies using the program receive bridge loans, not bailouts, to get through COVID-19's economic disruptions.
The federal government is beefing up efforts to persuade businesses to rehire workers now that Canada's economy is starting to emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown.
Ontario is urging all public transit riders to wear face coverings, except for children under the age of two, people with breathing problems, or people who can't remove the masks on their own.
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Canada's public health experts are now fully recommending Canadians wear non-medical face masks in public when they aren't sure they will be able to keep their distance from others. We would only recommend putting a mask on if you were sick and were entering a medical facility, such as a hospital.
"In certain situations such as transit where you can not be assured that you'll be able to guarantee that two metre or six foot distance, and we are recommending, strongly recommending the use of [a] facial covering, non-medical, in that time so as to prevent any further transmission to others and to respect their space as well as your space in that regard", Williams said. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has implored provincial and federal governments to block commercial evictions, but so far, Ford has declined.