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

Quebec raises coronavirus alert level for Montreal, other regions as situation becomes ‘critical’

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 boosts coronavirus alert level for Montreal, other regions as cases rise

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 premier to give coronavirus update as province reports 292 new cases

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

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

Quebec officials provide coronavirus update as province sees 219 new cases

Quebec Premier François Legault is set to provide an update on the health crisis Friday afternoon, as the province gets ready to crack down on those who don’t respect coronavirus … Read More

Preventing second wave a shared responsibility Quebec premier warns amid uptick in COVID-19 cases

Quebec Premier François Legault is reminding Quebecers that fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus and preventing a second wave is a shared responsibility. Despite an uptick in cases in … Read More

Quebec officials to provide coronavirus update as province sees 219 new cases

Quebec Premier François Legault is set to provide an update on the health crisis Friday afternoon, as the province gets ready to crack down on those who don’t respect coronavirus … Read More

Quebec to issue fines to individuals not wearing masks amid uptick in coronavirus cases

Quebecers flouting public health rules aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus will face harsh consequences, the province’s premier said Thursday. François Legault warned authorities will be cracking … Read More

Quebecers who don’t respect coronavirus mask guidelines to face fines, premier warns

Quebecers flouting public health rules aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus will face harsh consequences starting this weekend, the province’s premier said Thursday. François Legault warned authorities … Read More

Quebec to crack down on individuals flouting coronavirus guidelines amid uptick in cases

Quebecers flouting public health rules aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus will face harsh consequences, the province’s premier said Thursday. François Legault warned authorities will be cracking … Read More

Quebec reports about 25 schools with coronavirus cases, but no outbreaks

As Quebec continues to see an upward trend in novel coronavirus cases, the province’s health minister said the situation remains under control but urged citizens to be more vigilant over … Read More

Quebec reports about 25 schools with COVID-19 cases as officials urge caution over long weekend

As Quebec continues to see an upward trend in novel coronavirus cases, the province’s health minister said the situation remains under control but urged citizens to be more vigilant over … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec and Ontario premiers, cabinet ministers to meet during 2-day summit

The Ontario and Quebec premiers will meet during a two-day summit next week to discuss an economic recovery in the two provinces amid COVID-19. Ontario Premier Doug Ford will host … Read More

Quebecers need to be more disciplined as province sees uptick in new COVID-19 cases, Legault says

Quebec’s premier warns the next few weeks will be critical in the province as schools reopen and he is calling on the public to do their part in limiting the … Read More

Quebec urges vigilance amid uptick in new COVID-19 cases

Quebec’s premier warns the next few weeks will be critical in the province as schools reopen and he is calling on the public to do their part in limiting the … Read More

Asylum seekers on front lines of coronavirus crisis given chance at permanent residency

Asylum seekers working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are being recognized for their efforts amid calls to acknowledge their sacrifices during the ongoing health crisis. Federal Immigration … Read More

Quebec premier ‘confident’ about revised coronavirus measures as school start looms

Quebec Premier François Legault is confident about his government’s revamped novel coronavirus plan for the education system as students head back to school later this month. Speaking to a group … Read More

Quebec records 100 new coronavirus cases as officials expected to give update on COVID-19 measures

Quebec reported 100 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing its total number of infections to 56,621 nearly four months after the pandemic first began. The province also recorded one more … Read More

Quebec makes masks mandatory in indoor public spaces starting July 18 to limit coronavirus spread

Quebec is making masks mandatory in indoor public spaces as of this coming Saturday as efforts continue to clamp down on the novel coronavirus pandemic. Premier François Legault announced the … Read More

Quebec will make masks mandatory in indoor public spaces on July 18 to limit coronavirus spread

Quebec is making masks mandatory in indoor public spaces as of this coming Saturday as efforts continue to clamp down on the novel coronavirus pandemic. Premier François Legault announced the … Read More

Legault to give COVID-19 update after top doctor suggests masks may be mandatory on public transit

Quebec Premier François Legault is expected to provide an update on novel coronavirus measures after the province’s director of public health hinted masks may soon be mandatory on public transit. … Read More

Quebec to make masks mandatory on public transit as of July 13

Quebec is making masks mandatory on public transit as of July 13 across the province to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Premier François Legault unveiled the measure on … Read More

Trudeau hopes Quebec remains ‘transparent’ on coronavirus case numbers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he hopes Quebec will remain “transparent” on coronavirus case numbers a day after the province announced it would switch from daily to weekly … Read More

Coronavirus: Military deployment to Quebec, Ontario long-term care homes extended to June 26

The Canadian Armed Forces will continue to assist in Quebec and Ontario long-term care homes hit hard by the novel coronavirus crisis until June 26, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced … Read More

Quebec surpasses 5,000 deaths as coronavirus pandemic continues

Posted June 9, 2020 9:44 am Updated June 9, 2020 11:46 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ As the province continues … Read More

Quebec tops 5,000 coronavirus deaths as province relaxes lockdown rules

Quebec has reached a grim milestone as more than 5,000 people have died during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The province, which leads Canada, recorded an additional 45 fatalities on Tuesday, … Read More

‘I’m sorry,’ Legault says as Quebec surpasses 5,000 coronavirus deaths

Quebec has reached a grim milestone as more than 5,000 people have died during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The province, which leads Canada, recorded an additional 45 fatalities on Tuesday, … Read More

Team sports to gradually resume in Quebec amid coronavirus pandemic

Quebec will allow some team sports to resume as the province continues to ease restrictions designed to limit the novel coronavirus. Premier François Legault spoke about the development during his … Read More

Quebec premier says hiring 10,000 orderlies ‘crucial’ to preventing 2nd coronavirus wave

Quebec is looking to recruit 10,000 people to work as orderlies in its labour-strapped long-term care homes to stave off a second wave of the novel coronavirus. Premier François Legault … Read More

Hiring 10,000 orderlies ‘crucial’ to preventing 2nd coronavirus wave in Quebec, Legault says

Quebec is launching a widespread campaign to train and hire 10,000 people to work as orderlies in its embattled long-term care homes as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues. Premier François … Read More

Quebec headed in right direction but coronavirus battle isn’t over, premier says

Quebec Premier François Legault struck a cautiously optimistic tone on Monday as the province reported some of its lowest increases in cases and deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus pandemic. … Read More

Quebec, province hardest hit by health crisis, tops 50,000 coronavirus cases

Quebec has reached another grim milestone in the novel coronavirus outbreak as cases topped 50,000 on Friday. The province, which is the epicentre of the pandemic in Canada, recorded 530 … Read More

Quebec long-term care homes grappling with major challenges, military report outlines

Quebec is asking for the military to stay in long-term care homes until September and will launch a large recruiting campaign to train and hire more orderlies on the heels … Read More

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