Quebec premier defends handling of outdoor mask rule, COVID-19 vaccination sites

Quebec Premier François Legault is defending his decision to announce on social media changes to a public health measure aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The Facebook post, which … Read More

Quebec premier defends decision to announce outdoor mask rule change first on Facebook

Quebec Premier François Legault is defending his decision to announce on social media changes to a public health measure aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The Facebook post, which … Read More

Quebec changes outdoor mask rule aimed at controlling COVID-19 spread

Quebec is making changes to the rules requiring masks in outdoor settings amid confusion and criticism over the government’s latest COVID-19 measure. Premier François Legault wrote about the modifications on … Read More

Quebec premier tells young people to ‘respect the rules’ as emergency COVID-19 measures extended

Quebec is extending emergency measures for three regions as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to gain steam in the province. Premier François Legault announced the move Tuesday, … Read More

Quebec reports almost 1,500 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to climb

Quebec is reporting 1,490 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths Tuesday as hospitalizations rise and the vaccination rollout continues to ramp up. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social … Read More

Quebec health officials reassure AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine safe

Quebec is reporting 1,490 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths Tuesday as hospitalizations rise and the vaccination rollout continues to ramp up. Quebec City saw the highest number of … Read More

Hundreds defy 8 p.m. curfew in violent, destructive protest of COVID-19 measure in Montreal

Montreal police arrested seven people and doled out more than 100 tickets to people flouting COVID-19 public health guidelines after a protest against an earlier curfew devolved into vandalism and violence. … Read More

Gyms closing, school rules change again as Quebec tightens COVID-19 restrictions in certain zones

Quebec Premier François Legault announced a tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in the province’s red and orange zones as the number of new cases linked to variants continues to grow. The … Read More

Quebec imposes lockdown for 3 cities as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of Easter long weekend

Quebec Premier François Legault announced a tightening of COVID-19 restrictions ahead of the Easter-long weekend, as the third wave of the pandemic takes hold in the province. As of Thursday, … Read More

Quebec reports 783 new COVID-19 cases as vaccinations surpass 1M mark

On Tuesday, Quebec Premier François Legault said the province is heading towards its goal of administering 50,000 doses a day. “We’re resisting against the variants and the third wave but … Read More

Quebec high schools resume full-time, in-person learning on Monday, even in red zones

Quebec Premier François Legault announced a return to normal for high school students across the province as of next Monday as the daily number of COVID-19 cases is stabilizing. Students … Read More

Province announces easing of COVID-19 measures, predicts all Quebecers vaccinated by June 24

Quebec Premier François Legault announced Tuesday that the province was easing several COVID-19 measures, including pushing back the overnight curfew to 9:30 p.m. in red zones. The 8 p.m. to … Read More

As sunnier evenings lie ahead, Quebec premier mulls relaxing COVID-19 curfew

After daylight time came into effect over the weekend, Quebec’s premier says he is examining adjusting the nightly curfew in effect across the province to combat the spread of COVID-19. … Read More

As sunnier evenings lie ahead, Quebec premier considers adjusting COVID-19 curfew

After daylight time came into effect over the weekend, Quebec’s premier says he is examining adjusting the nightly curfew in effect across the province to combat the spread of COVID-19. … Read More

Quebec adds 650 new coronavirus cases, 12 deaths as hospitalizations drop

In Quebec, health authorities are reporting 650 new cases and 12 more deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus Tuesday. The COVID-19 caseload has reached 293,860 while the pandemic has claimed … Read More

Quebec to expand vaccination to people 65 and up in Montreal area: health minister

Quebec is ready to increase the pace of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign and could soon begin vaccinating people 65 and older in the Montreal area, Health Minister Christian Dubé said … Read More

Quebec adds 739 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 739 new cases and 13 additional deaths, including one in the past 24 hours, tied to the novel coronavirus Tuesday as numbers continue to drop in the … Read More

Quebec public health director advises loosening COVID-19 restrictions on March 8: documents

In Quebec, regions that are designated COVID-19 red zones could drop to a less restrictive colour-coded level starting March 8, according to documents penned by public health authorities. The documents, … Read More

Coronavirus vaccination is underway in Quebec, but details remain scant on mass inoculation plans

As Quebec continues its COVID-19 inoculation campaign among priority groups such as health-care workers and those who live in long-term care or seniors’ homes, it’s not yet clear when mass … Read More

Quebec plans to compensate movie theatres for lost snack revenue after ‘Popcorngate’

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 18, 2021 11:44 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec Premier François Legault says … Read More

Quebec loosens some coronavirus restrictions in time for spring break

Quebec Premier François Legault announced Tuesday that some COVID-19 restrictions are being loosened in Quebec, just in time for spring break at the beginning of March. Starting Feb. 26, movie … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec reopens non-essential businesses but curfew maintained

Quebec Premier François Legault announced the loosening of some COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday as the number of hospitalizations and daily cases decreases. The situation has improved in recent weeks,” Legault … Read More

Quebec expected to ease some COVID-19 restrictions as province reports 1,053 new cases, 38 deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,053 new cases and 38 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Tuesday as the province looks to loosen some restrictions designed to hamper the spread of … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec reports 1,053 new cases, 38 deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,053 new cases and 38 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Tuesday as the province looks to loosen some restrictions designed to hamper the spread of … Read More

Quebec mulls easing restrictions in some regions as of Feb. 8 as coronavirus cases dip

Quebec is considering easing some of its lockdown measures for certain regions that aren’t as hard hit by the novel coronavirus crisis starting in February. Premier François Legault said Tuesday … Read More

Quebec unlikely to ease restrictions as premier credits curfew for drop in COVID-19 cases

Quebec’s premier is crediting the nightly curfew for a decline in daily new cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 10 days, but he warns it is unlikely the … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec police issue 740 tickets across province on first weekend of curfew

Premier François Legault announced Monday that 740 Quebecers were fined between $1,000 and $6,000 over the weekend for breaking Quebec’s curfew. Legault has ordered people not to leave their homes … Read More

‘The impacts are huge’: Quebec hospitals pushed to the limit as coronavirus patients increase

Quebec Premier François Legault thanked Quebecers on Monday for complying with the province’s overnight curfew, which began over the weekend. “I was very impressed to see the solidarity of Quebecers … Read More

Coronavirus: Politicians show united front, urge Quebecers to do their part to save health system

Quebec political parties showed a united front on Tuesday as the province continues to struggle to get the health crisis under control, recording over 2,000 daily COVID-19 cases for four … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec daily caseload continues to top 2,000 with holiday shutdown days away

Quebec continues to struggle to get the health crisis under control, recording over 2,000 daily COVID-19 cases for four consecutive days. On Tuesday, health authorities reported 2,183 new cases of … Read More

Quebec to roll out new restrictions as province adds 1,741 new COVID-19 cases, 39 deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,741 new cases and 39 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Tuesday as the province is set to announce additional restrictions. The caseload and death toll … Read More

Quebec set to unveil new restrictions this week as coronavirus crisis deepens, Legault says

Quebec will announce new restrictions aimed at breaking the growing second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic this week. Premier François Legault confirmed the decision in an interview Monday morning, … Read More

Quebec mulls stricter COVID-19 measures but decision will be made next week, Legault says

Quebec will make a decision early next week about whether or not to implement new restrictions as the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to gain steam. Premier … Read More

Quebec adds 1,713 new coronavirus cases, 53 deaths as hospitalizations jump

Quebec’s novel coronavirus caseload is continuing to climb after the province reported 1,713 new infections Friday. The health crisis has led to 53 more deaths, according to health authorities. This … Read More

Quebec to crack down on public health violations amid coronavirus surge

Quebec is ramping up efforts to crack down on people flouting public health measures as the novel coronavirus pandemic persists in the province. Premier François Legault announced Wednesday that he … Read More

Quebec reports 1,728 new cases, 37 deaths amid coronavirus surge

Quebec is reporting 1,728 new cases and 37 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus pandemic Wednesday. Health authorities say of those deaths, seven occurred in the past 24 hours, … Read More

Police to crack down on Quebecers flouting public health rules amid coronavirus surge

Quebec is ramping up efforts to crack down on people flouting public health measures as the novel coronavirus pandemic persists in the province. Premier François Legault announced Wednesday that he … Read More

Quebec to crack down on COVID-19 violations in bid to stop coronavirus surge

Quebec is ramping up efforts to crack down on people flouting public health measures as the novel coronavirus pandemic persists in the province. Premier François Legault announced Wednesday that he … Read More

Quebec won’t rule out more coronavirus restrictions as province adds 1,564 new cases, 36 deaths

Quebec’s novel coronavirus caseload stands at 154,740 after the province reported 1,564 new infections Tuesday. There are 36 additional deaths, including 12 that occurred in the past 24 hours. Since … Read More

Coronavirus surge leads to 1,470 new cases, 30 more deaths in Quebec

Quebec is reporting 1,470 new cases and 30 additional deaths Thursday as the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to bear down across the country. Health authorities say … Read More

Quebec adds 1,464 new coronavirus cases, 32 more deaths as hospitalizations spike

Quebec is reporting 1,464 new cases and 32 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Thursday. Health authorities say eight of those deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, while … Read More

Quebec will prohibit holiday gatherings if coronavirus cases ‘increase too much’

Quebec’s premier is defending his plan for December but he is warning that holiday parties could be off the table if the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic gains … Read More

Quebec reports 1,124 new coronavirus cases, 45 additional deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,124 new infections and 45 additional deaths Tuesday linked to the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Health authorities say nine of those deaths occurred in … Read More

Quebecers urged to only have 2 gatherings during holidays amid coronavirus crisis

Quebecers are being asked to refrain from travelling outside the country and have only two gatherings during the holiday season to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. Premier François … Read More

Quebecers urged to only have 2 gatherings during holiday season amid coronavirus crisis

Quebecers are being asked to refrain from travelling outside the country and have only two gatherings during the holiday season to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. Premier François … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec reports 1,259 new cases, 32 additional deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 1,259 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of people infected since the beginning of the pandemic to 129,699. The province reported 32 additional … Read More

Quebec expected to announce extended holiday school closings

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2020 8:26 am     Updated November 19, 2020 8:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

Quebec set to announce decision on extending winter break for schools amid COVID-19 crisis

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2020 8:26 am     Updated November 19, 2020 10:10 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

Quebec’s coronavirus hospitalizations surge as province adds 982 new cases, 24 more deaths

Quebec’s novel coronavirus caseload has reached 126,054 after the province recorded new 982 infections Tuesday. The health crisis has led to 24 additional deaths, including five in the last 24 … Read More

Quebec will likely extend coronavirus red zone rules as province weighs strategy for holidays

Quebecers are urged to abide by novel coronavirus restrictions to have a shot at family gatherings during the holiday season, and the province is mulling extending winter break in schools. … Read More

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