Disorganized elder care in Quebec contributed to COVID-19 death toll: report

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 2, 2021 1:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec’s health and welfare commissioner … Read More

No criminal charges to be laid against CHSLD Herron over COVID-19 deaths

No criminal charges will be laid against Residence Herron in Dorval, Que., in connection with 47 deaths during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Quebec’s director of criminal and … Read More

‘Figure of hope’ praised for role in COVID-19 fight after her death

A Quebec woman who was the first person in Canada to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has died. Gisèle Lévesque, 89, died peacefully of natural causes last Monday, surrounded by family, … Read More

COVID-19: Experts say Quebec plan to substitute vaccines for second dose makes sense 

Health experts say they agree with a Quebec government plan to substitute the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the Moderna vaccine in order to more quickly give booster shots to long-term care … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec City long-term care home employee in his 50s dies from COVID-19

Health authorities in Quebec City say a worker at one of the first long-term care homes in the province to receive COVID-19 vaccines has died after being infected with the … Read More

Owners of Dorval’s Herron long-term care residence cease operations, residents to be relocated

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé confirmed Monday that CHSLD Herron, a private long-term care residence where dozens of residents died in a three-week span during the first wave of the … Read More

Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of COVID-19 in 4 long-term care residences

Quebec is deploying what it is describing as “swat teams” to four long-term care homes in the province where there are significant COVID-19 outbreaks. The emergency field teams are being … Read More

Quebec man files suit after 69 residents die of COVID-19 at care home

The son of a 94-year-old Quebec woman who died of COVID-19 at one of the province’s hardest-hit long-term care homes has filed a class-action lawsuit application against the government-run residence, … Read More

Coronavirus: Pre-existing staff shortages exacerbating situation in Quebec long-term care homes

Quebec Premier François Legault provided an update on the province’s novel coronavirus response Monday afternoon after taking a day off on Easter. The number of COVID-19-related deaths has climbed to … Read More

Coronavirus: Bodies, elderly covered in feces found at Dorval long-term care facility

On Friday, Quebec Health Minister Danielle McCann confirmed The Montreal Gazette’s findings that public health discovered two corpses at the privately-owned long-term care facility Résidence Herron in Dorval. The investigation … Read More