‘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: Quebec to loosen more restrictions as all regions set to go green

Quebec in its entirety will go green, the lowest and coveted level on the COVID-19 alert scale, starting next week as the pandemic’s grip on the province loosens. The designation … Read More

Quebec adds 84 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths as hospitalizations fall

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Quebec is reporting 84 new cases and four additional deaths Tuesday. The latest daily tally of new infections marks the second day the count is … Read More

‘Not clear’ if new border rules apply to Quebecers who have had COVID-19 and single vaccine dose

It’s unclear whether Quebecers who have had COVID-19 and one dose of vaccine can benefit when the federal government lifts quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travellers on July 5, Quebec … Read More

COVID-19: No more orange or red zones in Quebec starting June 14

All of Quebec will be either designated green or yellow zones starting next week as the number of new COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations remain on the downturn. Premier François … Read More

COVID-19: Gyms, dining rooms to reopen as Montreal, Laval move to orange zones next week

Restrictions designed to stem the spread of COVID-19 will be eased in Montreal and Laval as those two areas are downgraded from red to orange zones next week. Quebec Premier … Read More

COVID-19: Montreal, Laval moving from red to orange zones next week

Restrictions designed to stem the spread of COVID-19 will be eased in Montreal and Laval as those two areas are downgraded from red to orange zones next week. Quebec Premier … Read More

Quebec adds 208 new cases, 5 deaths as COVID-19 hospitalizations drop

In Quebec, authorities reporting 208 new cases and five additional deaths Tuesday attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the lowest daily tally of new infections reported in months with … Read More

Montreal, Laval to stay as COVID-19 red zones as Quebec begins to reopen

Quebec is on its way to slowly reopening but Montreal and Laval will remain designated red zones under the province’s COVID-19 colour-coded scale until at least June 7. But the … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec premier hints at pandemic reopening plan

As the warm summer months loom, Quebec’s premier is expected to lay out the details of a long-awaited plan to lift pandemic-induced restrictions Tuesday. François Legault hinted on social media … Read More

COVID-19 vaccination opens to people 25 and older as Legault says Quebec headed in ‘right direction’

Quebec is “heading in the right direction” as vaccination opens up to young adults and the number of new COVID-19 cases falls, the province’s premier said Tuesday. François Legault said … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec premier declares they’re ‘heading in the right direction’

Quebec is “heading in the right direction” as vaccination opens up and the number of new COVID-19 cases fall, the province’s premier said Tuesday. François Legault said the upcoming months … Read More

Quebec adds more than 900 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations dip

Quebec is reporting 907 new COVID-19 infections and seven additional deaths on Thursday, including one in the last 24 hours. The number of hospitalizations related to the health crisis dropped by … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec looking to unveil a pandemic reopening plan like Saskatchewan

Quebec Premier François Legault wants to unveil a roadmap to reopening the province and lifting COVID-19  restrictions in the coming weeks. He said he wants to have a plan similar to … Read More

Quebec premier wants Trudeau to tighten travel, land border restrictions to limit COVID-19 variants

Quebec is once again calling for tightened restrictions for international travel and land borders amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants. Premier François Legault told reporters Thursday that he … Read More

Provinces want tightened travel, land border restrictions to limit COVID-19 variants: Legault

Quebec is once again calling for tightened restrictions for international travel and land borders amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants. Premier François Legault told reporters Thursday that he … Read More

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

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