Montreal authorities concerned as COVID-19 cases rise among people 65 and older

Montreal is currently dealing with 130 active outbreaks stemming from the second wave of the novel coronavirus and authorities are worried about a rise in cases among people 65 and … Read More

Stay home and don’t gather in parks as Montreal enters partial coronavirus lockdown, mayor pleads

Montrealers must follow public health directives and quit socializing as the city enters a red alert status to contain the second wave of COVID-19, officials announced Tuesday. Mayor Valérie Plante … Read More

New walk-in coronavirus testing clinic to open in Montreal as mayor criticizes long wait times

A new testing centre for the novel coronavirus will open after thousands of Montrealers have stood in hours-long lineups waiting to be screened during the past week. Montreal’s public health … 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

Montreal-area schools to stay closed until September amid coronavirus crisis

All schools will remain closed in the Greater Montreal area until September as the novel coronavirus health crisis bears down on the region, the province’s premier said on Thursday. François … Read More

Quebec ramps up screening strategy as coronavirus bears down on Greater Montreal

Quebec is ramping up its screening measures for the hard-hit Greater Montreal area as novel coronavirus cases and deaths continue to increase. Dr. Horacio Arruda, director of Quebec public health, … 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

Coronavirus: Montreal to lend employees to food bank as it deals with shortage of volunteers

The City of Montreal announced Tuesday new measures to mitigate the impact of novel coronavirus, especially on the city’s most vulnerable. Mayor Valérie Plante said the city has identified additional … Read More

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