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Canadian siblings invent no-touch tool to avoid contact with things during COVID-19

As we all adjust to a surreal new normal that includes washing our hands far more we used to, wearing face coverings to the grocery store and giving up all hope of attending a concert, sports game or getting on a plane in the foreseeable future, companies are becoming more innovative to help make our lives a bit safer and easier.

Whether it's pivoting from manufacturing sports equipment to face shields or starting to bottle hand sanitizer instead of gin, Canadian businesses have stepped up and adapted over the last few months — and a new startup from the Toronto area is doing the same.

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The Touché Tool is a handy gadget that was the brainchild of three young siblings who wanted to provide a new way for people to be able to keep their hands clean while out and about in public while the threat of COVID-19 still looms.

The antimicrobial metal utensil allows users to do things like push buttons on debit and bank machines, open doors and lids, and more without having to potentially contaminate their hands or use disposable rubber gloves, which people keep littering all over the place.

And, as an added bonus, $1 from each purchase goes to Food Banks Canada to help those struggling with food insecurity, which is more of a problem than ever right now.

While things like face masks become a surprisingly stylish new staple in everyone's daily ensemble, it seems inevitable that little inventions that we never anticipated we'd need, like the Touché Tool, will as well.

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