Appeal for more time as Quebec holds firm on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health workers

Quebec is sticking to its mid-October deadline to have all health-care workers in the province vaccinated, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Friday, but some are suggesting more time is needed … Read More

Small group of nurses protests against mandatory vaccines outside Montreal hospital

A small group of nurses, part of a nationwide organization called Canadian Frontline Nurses, staged what was described as a silent vigil Monday afternoon outside the McGill University Health Centre … Read More

Changes coming for large events, bars as Quebec to further ease COVID-19 restrictions

Quebec is once again relaxing public health rules provincewide as the number of new daily COVID-19 cases remains stable and a greater proportion of the population is vaccinated. The new … Read More

Quebec says 2nd vaccine dose allowed for those with previous COVID-19 infection

Quebecers who have had a COVID-19 infection are now being allowed to get a second dose of vaccine, the Health Ministry announced Monday in a news release The decision was … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec back below 100 new cases, 4 more deaths recorded

Quebec is reporting 96 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, marking the third time in the last four days that cases have dipped below the 100 mark. Four more deaths … Read More

Nurse testifies at inquiry over his concerns Joyce Echaquan wasn’t being properly supervised

A nurse who saw a restrained and drugged Joyce Echaquan an hour before she was rushed to a resuscitation room says he was concerned she wasn’t being more closely supervised. The … Read More

Nurse testifies at inquiry over her concerns Joyce Echaquan wasn’t being properly supervised

A nurse who saw a restrained and drugged Joyce Echaquan an hour before she was rushed to a resuscitation room says he was concerned she wasn’t being more closely supervised. The … Read More

Quebec confirms 4 more cases of blood clots in people vaccinated with AstraZeneca

Quebec’s Health Ministry said Thursday that four more cases of rare blood clots in people who received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases … Read More

Fired Quebec orderly says her insults toward Joyce Echaquan were meant as motivation

A former Quebec orderly who was caught on video making derogatory comments about an Indigenous woman insisted she was trying to motivate the patient, a coroner’s inquest heard Wednesday. The … Read More

Quebec orderly tells inquiry colleague admitted to deleting video on Joyce Echaquan’s phone

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 19, 2021 1:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A hospital orderly told a … Read More

Quebec reports 783 new COVID-19 cases as vaccinations surpass 1M mark

On Tuesday, Quebec Premier François Legault said the province is heading towards its goal of administering 50,000 doses a day. “We’re resisting against the variants and the third wave but … 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

Province announces easing of COVID-19 measures, predicts all Quebecers vaccinated by June 24

Quebec Premier François Legault announced Tuesday that the province was easing several COVID-19 measures, including pushing back the overnight curfew to 9:30 p.m. in red zones. The 8 p.m. to … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec media outlets join forces, denounce limited access to health network

Some of the province’s major media organizations are calling on the Quebec government to grant journalists greater access to facilities within the health network, as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues. … Read More

‘The impacts are huge’: Quebec hospitals pushed to the limit as coronavirus patients increase

Quebec Premier François Legault thanked Quebecers on Monday for complying with the province’s overnight curfew, which began over the weekend. “I was very impressed to see the solidarity of Quebecers … Read More

Quebec reports over 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 for 3rd consecutive day

For the third day in a row, Quebec is reporting over 2,000 new cases of COVID-19. On Monday, health officials recorded 2,108 new cases of the illness, bringing the total … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec orders 2-week shutdown of non-essential businesses starting Christmas Day

Quebec Premier François Legault announced new restrictions on Tuesday in a bid to get transmission of the novel coronavirus under control in the province and ease pressure on the health-care system. … Read More

Owners of Dorval’s Herron long-term care residence cease operations, residents to be relocated

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé confirmed Monday that CHSLD Herron, a private long-term care residence where dozens of residents died in a three-week span during the first wave of the … Read More

Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of COVID-19 in 4 long-term care residences

Quebec is deploying what it is describing as “swat teams” to four long-term care homes in the province where there are significant COVID-19 outbreaks. The emergency field teams are being … 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

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

Coronavirus: Quebec reports 133 new infections, no new fatalities linked to virus

Quebec is reporting 133 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus on Thursday. The province has now recorded a total of 60,133 infections and … Read More

Coronavirus: Public gatherings of up to 250 people now allowed in Quebec

Indoor and outdoor public gatherings of up to 250 people are now allowed across Quebec, as the province continues to ease restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic. The new rule, … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec reports 164 new cases, 1 death linked to virus

Quebec is reporting 164 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total since the start of the pandemic to 59,312. The number of patients requiring hospitalization … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec reports 169 new infections, 3 deaths linked to the virus

Quebec is reporting 169 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases in Quebec to 58,897. On Monday Quebec’s Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbualt urged young people to … Read More

Quebec backtracks and reinstates daily coronavirus updates

Quebec public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda announced Friday that the province will be reinstating daily COVID-19 updates as of Monday. On Wednesday, Quebec said it would end daily updates … Read More

Coronavirus: Montreal-area medical clinics adapting to new reality in the era of COVID-19

Some Montreal-area medical clinics have been changing how they do things amid the COVID-19 pandemic. From booking appointments to assessing patients, a bid to limit the spread of the disease … Read More

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