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

Quebec ‘must contain’ second coronavirus wave to have shot at Christmas, Legault says

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

‘We are still in control,’ Legault says as Quebec adds 1,218 new COVID-19 cases, 25 more deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,218 new cases and 25 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Monday as the second wave of the health crisis bears down on the country. Health … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau, premiers to meet in December to address health care funding

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s premiers have agreed to meet next month to address requests to increase long-term funding for provincial health care systems, sources tell Global News. News … Read More

Quebec looks at temporarily closing schools as coronavirus cases, deaths climb

Quebec is looking at the possibility of closing schools as the number of novel coronavirus cases and deaths climb during the second wave of the pandemic. Premier François Legault admitted … Read More

Quebec won’t rule out temporarily closing schools as coronavirus cases, deaths climb

Quebec is looking at the possibility of closing schools as the number of novel coronavirus cases and deaths climb during the second wave of the pandemic. Premier François Legault admitted … Read More

Quebec looks at temporarily closing schools as coronavirus crisis deepens

Quebec is considering the possibility of closing schools as the number of novel coronavirus cases and deaths climb during the second wave of the pandemic. Premier François Legault admitted Thursday … Read More

Quebec ‘must do better’ as COVID-19 cases stabilize but pandemic progresses in some areas: Legault

As the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, Quebec Premier François Legault says the situation is mostly stable in the province over the last five weeks but there … Read More

Quebec could see coronavirus vaccine as early as next year, top public health official says

Quebec was right to extend restrictions in areas on red alert as the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic gains steam in France and the United States, the province’s … Read More

Quebec could see coronavirus vaccine as early as next year but ‘one step at a time,’ Arruda says

Quebec was right to extend restrictions in areas on red alert as the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic gains steam in France and the United States, the province’s … Read More

Quebecers urged to abide by health measures as coronavirus deaths, hospitalizations rise

Quebecers are asked to continue abiding by public health measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus as the second wave of the pandemic continues. Premier François Legault said … Read More

Quebecers asked to take care of mental health amid tough coronavirus restrictions

Quebecers are asked to continue abiding by public health measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, but are also urged to take care of their mental health and … Read More

Quebec reports 877 new coronavirus cases as hospitalizations jump

Quebec is reporting an increase of 877 novel coronavirus infections, bringing its caseload to 95,216 Tuesday. The province continues to have the highest tally of cases in Canada, which has … Read More

Quebec places more regions in coronavirus red zones as province reports 815 new cases

Quebec is expanding its red zone designation to the Montérégie, Centre-du-Québec and Capitale-Nationale areas as the novel coronavirus takes hold in different regions, the province’s premier announced Tuesday. François Legault … Read More

Quebec raises coronavirus alert level for more regions as province reports 815 new cases

Quebec is expanding its red zone designation to the Montérégie, Centre-du-Québec and Capitale-Nationale areas as the novel coronavirus takes hold in different regions, the province’s premier announced Tuesday. François Legault … Read More

Quebec delays school board elections, citing coronavirus concerns

The Quebec government is postponing elections at English school boards due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Premier François Legault announced the decision Wednesday during an update on the evolving health crisis. … Read More

Family of Indigenous woman who died in Quebec hospital to announce lawsuit

The family of Joyce Echaquan, an Atikamekw woman who died in a Joliette hospital after being subjected to degrading racist taunts, is expected to announce their decision to take legal … Read More

Family of Indigenous woman who died in Quebec hospital announces lawsuit

The family of Joyce Equachan, an Atikamekw woman who was subjected to degrading racist comments as she lay dying in a Joliette hospital, announced their decision to take legal action … Read More

‘Justice for Joyce’: Family of Indigenous woman who died in Quebec hospital announces lawsuit

The family of Joyce Echaquan, an Atikamekw woman who was subjected to degrading racist comments as she lay dying in a Joliette hospital, announced their decision to take legal action … Read More

Quebec unveils how partial lockdown rules will be enforced in COVID-19 red zones

As of midnight Wednesday, Montreal, Quebec City and certain parts of the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec will become novel coronavirus red zones. Under the red zone designation, private gatherings are … Read More

Feds say they’re prepared to discuss health-care funding after provinces voice concerns

The federal government is prepared to discuss more funding for provinces that saw their health-care systems severely impacted by the novel coronavirus, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said. He told … Read More

Quebec Premier François Legault and his wife test negative for COVID-19, to remain in isolation

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 19, 2020 4:51 pm     Updated September 19, 2020 5:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Quebec sees surge in coronavirus cases as province reports 303 new infections

In Quebec, the number of novel coronavirus cases continues to climb after authorities reported 303 new infections Wednesday. The health crisis has led to 65,857 cases to date in the … Read More

Quebec looks at ways to intervene in private homes as coronavirus cases surge

Quebec is looking at ways to intervene in private homes to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus as 303 new infections were reported Wednesday. Premier François Legault said the … Read More

Quebec raises coronavirus alert level for Montreal, other regions as cases jump

The alert levels for the Montreal, Montérégie, Chaudière-Appalaches and Bas-Saint-Laurent regions have been raised amid an upward trend of novel coronavirus cases. Quebec Premier François Legault announced the update Tuesday, … Read More

Quebec reports 292 new cases, 5 additional deaths linked to COVID-19 as hospitalizations jump

Quebec Premier François Legault is expected to provide an update on the novel coronavirus pandemic as it stretches past the six-month mark. He will be in Quebec City alongside Health Minister … Read More

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