Quebec asks universities and colleges to reopen this fall without physical distancing

Quebec universities and junior colleges should prepare for in-person classes this fall without the requirement of physical distancing, Higher Education Minister Danielle McCann said Monday. The new directive will only … Read More

Quebec high schools resume full-time, in-person learning on Monday, even in red zones

Quebec Premier François Legault announced a return to normal for high school students across the province as of next Monday as the daily number of COVID-19 cases is stabilizing. Students … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec to cover cost of recovering and recycling disposable masks from high schools

The Quebec government is inviting high schools to collect the disposable medical masks being distributed to students so they don’t end up in landfills. About 500,000 blue masks are being … Read More

Coronavirus: Mi’kmaq students in Quebec asked not to return to New Brunswick school

A Mi’kmaq First Nation in Quebec is questioning why its students are no longer able to go to school in New Brunswick. Listuguj First Nation Chief Darcy Gray said Tuesday … Read More

Emergency protocol in place if coronavirus forces schools to close, Quebec education minister says

As the number of novel coronavirus cases surges in Quebec, the province’s education minister says an emergency protocol is now in place across the education network if the health crisis … Read More

Coronavirus cases reported at 172 schools in Quebec, education ministry says

There is at least one case of the novel coronavirus in 172 schools across Quebec, the province’s education ministry announced Tuesday. The government’s latest figures, which date from last week, show that … Read More

Quebec reports 377 coronavirus cases at 223 schools

Quebec is reporting at least 223 schools where there is at least one case of the novel coronavirus Tuesday after the government resumed publishing a list of affected academic institutions. … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec Student Sports Federation cancels fall university sports due to pandemic

The Quebec Student Sports Federation has cancelled university sports for the fall semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Universities are permitted activities with another school in cross-country, soccer and golf. … Read More

Quebec teachers’ union suing government for info on coronavirus back-to-school plan

A teachers’ union is suing Quebec to obtain documents used to prepare the province’s back-to-school plan, claiming authorities are not being transparent about the number of infections in schools and … Read More

Quebec parents in court to fight required in-class attendance amid COVID-19 crisis

A group of Quebec parents are in court Thursday, fighting for access to an online learning option for all students in the province’s schools during the novel coronavirus pandemic. They … 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

Coronavirus: Montreal school goes the extra mile to mark Grade 6 graduation

With Montreal schools being shuttered at least until the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, graduation celebrations have for the most part fallen by the wayside. But at Talmud Torah Elementary … Read More

Quebec reopens some elementary schools, daycares following coronavirus lockdown

After nearly two months away due to the novel coronavirus crisis, thousands of young students and children are headed back to elementary schools and daycares in most parts of Quebec … Read More

Quebec to gradually lift travel restrictions in some regions amid coronavirus pandemic

The Quebec government will begin to ease restrictions on travel between its regions next week as the province moves forward with its recovery strategy during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Deputy Premier … Read More