Bars, parties and farms — some of Canada’s coronavirus hotspots

What do Montreal bars, southern Ontario farms and Prairie Hutterite communities have in common? They’re all linked to recent coronavirus outbreaks. Initially, long term care homes were hotspots for the … Read More

Quebec will not close bars as Legault says recent rise in coronavirus cases due to private gatherings

Quebec will not shut down bars again for now, even as the province continues to see a sustained increase in new novel coronavirus cases over the past week. Premier François … Read More

Quebec will not close bars as province sees 141 new coronavirus cases

Quebec will not shut down bars again for now as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, the province’s premier said Friday. François Legault told reporters he consulted with public health authorities … Read More

Montrealers line up for coronavirus testing as bars remain source of concern in Quebec

In Montreal, public health authorities have confirmed that at least 30 cases of the novel coronavirus have been detected among people who frequented nine bars since July 1. Dr. David … Read More

Montreal public health urges all bar patrons and employees to get tested for COVID-19

Public health officials in Montreal are warning about an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the city’s bars just weeks after they reopened on June 25. Dr. David Kaiser, a … Read More