Quebec gym owner facing threats over policy to require clients to show proof of vaccination

Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced Thursday that a vaccine passport plan is in the works for the province, where non-essential services are expected to only be available for vaccinated people. … Read More

Quebec records over 500 new COVID-19 cases since Friday as daily cases continue to rise

Quebec is reporting 501 COVID-19 cases over the last three days as the daily tallies continue to climb above the 100 mark. No new virus-related deaths have been reported. Of … Read More

Quebec government to ease COVID restrictions, cut physical distancing to one metre

The Quebec government is reducing the required distance between two people from different households to one metre, even indoors. In a document slated for release by Monday, Quebec’s workplace health and … Read More

‘It broke my heart’: ER doctor aims to fight loneliness ‘epidemic’ amid COVID-19

During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Toronto emergency room physician Jacques Lee was met with an elderly man who felt he was dying from loneliness. “He begged me … Read More

Thousands march in protest of Quebec’s COVID-19 health measures

Thousands marched in Montreal on Saturday to protest COVID-19 public health measures they call excessive and unjustified. Demonstrators gathered at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, calling on the Quebec government to lift a nighttime … Read More

Thousands march in Montreal in protest of COVID-19 health measures

Thousands marched in Montreal on Saturday to protest COVID-19 public health measures they call excessive and unjustified. Demonstrators gathered at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, calling on the Quebec government to lift a nighttime … Read More

Quebec reports 3rd case of vaccine bloodclotting as thousands protest lockdowns

Thousands of unmasked demonstrators marched in Montreal on Saturday to protest COVID-19 public health measures they call excessive and unjustified. Demonstrators gathered at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, calling on the Quebec government … Read More

Quebec announces first death due to blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine

Quebec has announced its first death linked to a blood clot after a woman received Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. Health officials said on Tuesday that the victim was a 54-year-old woman … Read More

Quebec reports first death due to blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine

Quebec has announced its first death linked to a blood clot after a woman in her 50s received Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. Health officials said on Tuesday that the victim was … Read More

COVID-19: Montreal protesters denounce 8 p.m. curfew as unscientific, harmful to vulnerable

A group of masked protesters marched through the streets of Montreal on Sunday evening to denounce Quebec’s COVID-19 curfew that many described as unscientific and harmful to society’s most vulnerable. … Read More

Quebec reports 1,537 cases of COVID-19 as hospitalizations and ICU cases highest since second wave

Quebec is reporting its highest number of hospitalizations and intensive care cases due to COVID-19 since the second wave. The province reported 1,537 new infections on Saturday as hospitalizations rose … 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

Montreal man tells of incredible recovery after COVID-19 left him near death and in a coma for months

MONTREAL –  On a sunny and hot spring morning, Peter Scoufaras enjoys the company of his wife and daughter, keeping his distance while sitting in his backyard in Montreal. Sixty-five-year-old … Read More

Quebec reports 1,754 cases of COVID-19, 13 more deaths as hospitalizations rise

Quebec is reporting 1,754 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province continues to see a surge in its daily case count. Authorities say 13 more virus related deaths … Read More

Coronavirus rules lifted in parts of Quebec as masks now required for elementary students in Montreal

Quebecers in many parts of the province will be able to dine out in restaurants and hit the gym starting Monday as COVID-19 measures are eased in five regions but … Read More

Quebec surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations continue to drop

Quebec has become the first Canadian province to record more than 10,000 deaths from COVID-19 after the province reported 32 more deaths attributed to the virus on Sunday. Six of … Read More

Family of Quebec doctor who died by suicide hopes her death serves as wake-up call

For the past week and a half, David Daigle’s life has plunged into profound darkness. “She was my confidante. She was my love. We had a very strong link,” he … Read More

Quebec reports 1,994 new COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths as province set to begin vaccinations early this week

Quebec reported 33 new deaths associated with COVID-19 on Sunday and 1,994 new cases of the novel coronavirus. Public health authorities said 12 of those deaths took place in the … Read More

Quebec reports 1,994 new COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths as province set to begin vaccinations this week

Quebec reported 33 new deaths associated with COVID-19 on Sunday and 1,994 new cases of the novel coronavirus. Public health authorities said 12 of those deaths took place in the … Read More

Quebec reports 1,994 new COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths as province set to begin vaccinations on Monday

Quebec reported 33 new deaths associated with COVID-19 on Sunday and 1,994 new cases of the novel coronavirus. Public health authorities said 12 of those deaths took place in the … Read More

Quebec reports 1,994 new COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths

Quebec reported 33 new deaths associated with COVID-19 on Sunday and 1,994 new cases of the novel coronavirus. Public health authorities said 12 of those deaths took place in the … Read More

Quebec reports more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since pandemic began

Quebec is reporting more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday for the first time since the pandemic began. The province reported 2,031 new infections as well as 48 … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec death toll surpasses 7,000 as province adds 1,480 new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 28, 2020 12:11 pm     Updated November 28, 2020 12:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Quebec reports 1,397 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day total since pandemic began

Quebec reported 1,397 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began. Sunday’s tally also marks the fifth straight day the province has reported over 1,000 … Read More

Quebec reports 1,397 new COVID-19 cases, highest one day total since pandemic began

Quebec reported 1,397 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began. Sunday’s tally also marks the fifth straight day the province has reported over 1,000 … Read More

Quebec reports nearly 1,400 new COVID-19 cases and 9 more deaths

Quebec reported 1,397 new COVID-19 cases and nine additional deaths on Sunday. This marks the fifth straight day the province has reported over 1,000 daily infections. The death tally in … Read More

Quebec reaches more than 100,000 total cases of COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 25, 2020 11:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec has reached more than … Read More

Police in Quebec can issue fines to those refusing to wear masks when obligatory

Quebecers faced the prospect of hefty fines starting Saturday if they don’t wear a mask in places the province has deemed it mandatory due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police can … Read More

Montrealers protest police brutality, racism after the killing of George Floyd

Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on Sunday to protest racial violence and police brutality in light of the recent killing of George Floyd … Read More

Thousands of Montrealers protest police brutality, racism after the killing of George Floyd

Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on Sunday to protest racial violence and police brutality in light of the recent killing of George Floyd … Read More

George Floyd protest in Montreal declared illegal after violence breaks out

A Montreal anti-racism protest demanding justice for a Black Minnesota man who died following a police intervention last week degenerated into clashes between police and some demonstrators on Sunday night. … Read More

Montreal’s George Floyd protest declared illegal after violence breaks out

An anti-racism protest in Montreal has been declared illegal after police said projectiles were thrown at officers. Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on … Read More

Montrealers try to stay cool and safe amid spring heatwave during COVID-19

Montrealers have been trying to find ways to keep cool during a spring heatwave in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Temperatures soared to 30 C in many parts of … Read More

Canada’s meat industry expected to increase safety measures amid COVID-19

A group representing Canada’s meat-packers is expecting more changes in the coming months to make sure workers have protection from COVID-19. Chris White, president of the Canadian Meat Council, says … Read More

Coronavirus contact tracing app ready for rollout, says Montreal AI institute

One of the world’s leading artificial intelligence research institutes is ready to offer governments across Canada a contact-tracing smartphone application for COVID-19 infections that it promises will protect users’ personal … Read More

Montreal to open up city to cyclists, pedestrians this summer amid coronavirus lockdown

Montrealers will have more space to travel on foot and bike this summer as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues to bear down on the city. Mayor Valérie Plante announced on … Read More

Montreal to convert some streets to help pedestrians, cyclists get around amid coronavirus lockdown

Montrealers will have more space to travel on foot and bike this summer as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues to bear down on the city. Mayor Valérie Plante announced on … Read More

VIA Rail cancels some routes until at least November as COVID-19 crisis continues

VIA Rail is cancelling a number of its routes until at least November as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The affected routes include the company’s Canada service, which travels … Read More

In photos: Montreal marks one month on coronavirus lockdown

Thursday marks one month since the Quebec government started implementing restrictions, in what some are calling the “COVID lockdown,” to help slow the COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed more than … Read More

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