Quebec reports 3rd case of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca vaccine out of 500,000 doses administered

Quebec health officials reported a third case of a rare blood clot linked to Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. The Health Department said the unidentified person remains hospitalized but is in … 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

AstraZeneca vaccine still safe despite ‘stronger link’ to blood clots, Health Canada says

Health Canada will not be changing its recommendations for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine despite new evidence suggesting a “stronger link” to blood clots, the agency’s chief medical adviser said on Wednesday. … 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

Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec will begin vaccinating the general public against COVID-19 starting next week, the province’s premier announced Tuesday. François Legault said anyone 85 years or older will be able to register … Read More

Quebec reports 728 new cases, 16 deaths linked to COVID-19 pandemic

Quebec is reporting 728 new novel coronavirus cases and 16 additional deaths related to the health crisis Monday. Health authorities say five of those deaths occurred in the past 24-hour … 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

Quebec to wait up to 90 days to give second dose of coronavirus vaccine

Quebec plans to give the second dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine within a maximum of three months for patients who have already received their first dose. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec to give second coronavirus dose within 90 days of first vaccine

Quebec plans to give the second dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine within a maximum of three months for patients who have already received their first dose. Health Minister Christian … 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 2,519 new coronavirus cases, 74 more deaths as hospitalizations drop

Quebec is reporting 2,519 new cases linked to the novel coronavirus Thursday as the health crisis rages on. The province, which has been a hot spot for the virus since … Read More

Curfew ‘best of the worst options’ as COVID-19 maintains hold on Canada: experts

Canada’s biggest provinces face increasingly dire and dangerous circumstances as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. Tightening the grip on pandemic controls is the next logical step. Quebec became the first … Read More

Coronavirus: Listuguj First Nation reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq government is confirming three new cases of the coronavirus in Listuguj, Quebec. The three cases are travel-related and Quebec Public Health is conducting contact tracing, the Listuguj … 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 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

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 28, 2020 12:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The latest COVID-19 figures from … 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

Canada needs to ‘test smartly’ to survive second wave of coronavirus, Tam says

Canada will need to “test smartly” if the country hopes to successfully navigate its way through a second wave of the novel coronavirus, Canada’s chief public health officer said Monday. … Read More

N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr. Jean Robert … 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

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

Quebecers must now register online with N.B., P.E.I. to travel to Iles-de-la-Madeleine

Quebecers travelling to the Iles-de-la-Madeleine by car through New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island this summer now need to register online with those provinces. The Quebec government says residents must, … Read More

Canada saw 221 new coronavirus cases Saturday — all of them from Ontario and Quebec

Canada added 221 novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, all in Ontario and Quebec. In Canada, the total number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed is 107,326, while 8,773 people have died. According … Read More

Coronavirus: Intensive 12 week training program launched in Quebec for future orderlies

Answering Premier Francois Legault’s call for aid, the specialized PAB’s (préposé aux béneficiaires) training program launched today. A thousand future orderlies lined up outside the Shadd Health and Business centre … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec set to ease restrictions Monday

Quebec Public Health reported 128 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday bringing the total number of cases in the province to 53,952. The pandemic has claimed 14 new lives in … Read More

New Brunswick records first COVID-19-related death

New Brunswick has recorded the first COVID-19 death in the province. The death is linked to the ongoing outbreak in Zone 5, the region of Campbellton, N.B. The cluster has … Read More

First New Brunswick COVID-19 death involves resident at Atholville long-term care home

New Brunswick has recorded the first COVID-19 death in the province. The death is linked to the ongoing outbreak in Zone 5, the region of Campbellton, N.B. The cluster has … 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

Lifting COVID-19 restrictions too soon could endanger vulnerable communities: officials

Federal officials stressed the dangers to long-term care residents and Indigenous communities if COVID-19 restrictions are lifted too quickly after projections in Quebec painted a dire picture of the potential … Read More

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