COVID-19: Quebec health minister asks for patience after problems with rapid testing in schools

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé is asking for more time to roll out rapid COVID-19 testing in the province’s elementary schools amid criticism from opposition parties and school administrators. Dubé … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec vaccination head to oversee rapid tests in schools

The head of Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccination strategy will oversee the deployment of rapid tests in schools after administrators criticized the rollout of the program. Daniel Paré will be responsible for … Read More

Quebec adjusts vaccination rollout as fewer Pfizer vaccines are available in early July

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 17, 2021 8:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ New projections showing a … Read More

Quebec’s health minister apologizes for ‘communication error’ regarding AstraZeneca 2nd shots

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 17, 2021 8:33 am     Updated June 17, 2021 11:51 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Quebec adjusts COVID-19 vaccination rollout as fewer Pfizer vaccines are available in early July

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 17, 2021 8:33 am     Updated June 17, 2021 8:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

COVID-19: More Moderna vaccines allow Quebec to speed up second dose appointments

More Moderna vaccines will allow Quebec to accelerate its timeline for second doses, Health Minister Christian Dubé said, after Ottawa on Wednesday announced it expected to receive seven million doses … Read More

COVID-19: A Montreal nurse and the ‘amazing’ moment when she vaccinated her own grandson

Many grandparents dream of being able to reunite with family and a return to normal life after months of being kept apart by COVID-19. That holds true for Linda Mestel, … Read More

COVID-19: Young people give shot in arm as Quebec sets new vaccination record

Quebec has set another pandemic record by administering 110,000 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in a single day. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social media Friday to announce the news, … Read More

Open letter urges young people in Quebec to get COVID-19 vaccine

As the immunization rollout expands and the province continues to deal with a third COVID-19 wave, Quebec’s health minister has penned a rare open letter to young adults acknowledging all … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec unveils drive-thru vaccination site at Montreal airport

In what marks a first for Quebec, a new drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic will open at the Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport. The centre, which was unveiled Tuesday morning, comes as … Read More

Quebec redirects COVID vaccinations from Olympic Stadium due to weekend protest

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 30, 2021 1:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is redirecting people from … Read More

COVID-19: About 75,000 vaccine appointments booked in Quebec before 10 a.m.

Quebec is reporting 1,041 new cases as the province’s COVID-19 vaccination expansion got underway Friday. Thirteen more deaths were recorded, including three in the past 24 hours. The others were … Read More

Quebec reports more than 1,000 new cases again as COVID-19 vaccination expands

Quebec is reporting 1,041 new cases as the province’s COVID-19 vaccination expansion got underway Friday. Thirteen more deaths were recorded, including three in the past 24 hours. The others were … Read More

Quebec reports almost 1,100 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, Quebec is reporting 1,094 new cases and 12 more deaths Wednesday. The vaccination campaign saw another 50,312 shots given for more than 2.9 million … Read More

Quebec expands COVID-19 vaccination to those with chronic illnesses, disabilities

Quebec is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination rollout to include more people with chronic illnesses and those with intellectual and physical disabilities, the province’s health minister said Thursday. Christian Dubé made … Read More

Quebec adds almost 1,100 new COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,092 new cases and 15 additional deaths Monday linked to the third wave of COVID-19. This includes two deaths in the past 24 hours while the other … Read More

Quebec adds almost 1,700 new COVID-19 cases, breaks single-day vaccination record

Quebec is reporting 1,683 new cases and eight more deaths linked to COVID-19 as the province broke its single-day vaccination record Friday. Hospitalizations related to the new coronavirus rose once … Read More

Quebec smashes vaccination record as COVID-19 variants take hold in provincial capital

Quebec is reporting 1,683 new cases and eight more deaths linked to COVID-19 as the province broke its single-day vaccination record Friday. Hospitalizations related to the new coronavirus rose once … Read More

‘I’m here to stay alive’: Montrealers over 55 line up for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

Quebecers were excitedly lining up for a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine Thursday morning. The government is now permitting walk-ins at mass vaccination sites across Quebec for those aged … Read More

Quebec health minister says daily increase in COVID-19 cases was ‘expected’

Quebec is reporting 950 new COVID-19 cases on Friday and an additional seven deaths attributable to the virus. On Thursday, the province recorded 945 cases in a daily high not … Read More

Quebec records highest daily COVID-19 total in more than a month

Quebec is reporting 945 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, the highest daily number in more than a month. The last day Quebec recorded a higher caseload was on Feb. … Read More

Quebec extends vaccines to Montreal residents over 60, as pharmacies join inoculation effort

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2021 11:12 am     Updated March 22, 2021 11:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Quebec extends vaccine eligibility to Montreal residents over 60, as pharmacies join inoculation effort

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2021 11:12 am     Updated March 22, 2021 1:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Quebec expands COVID-19 vaccination to seniors 65 and older across the province

Quebec has expanded its vaccination campaign to anyone who is 65 and older in all parts of the province. The government lowered the minimum age requirement late Thursday night as … 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

What you need to know as COVID-19 vaccination registration now available to Quebecers aged 70 and up

Quebec is expanding its mass COVID-19 inoculation campaign to any person aged 70 and older in all areas across the province. Lowering the minimum age for registration, which came into … Read More

Quebec records 588 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths as hospitalizations rise

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, Quebec is reporting 588 new cases and eight more deaths Tuesday. Of those deaths, one occurred in the past 24 hours while the others … Read More

Quebec ‘needs more vaccines’ for rollout in seniors’ residences as Pfizer deliveries dwindle

With a delay in shipments of Pfizer vaccines, Quebec is re-evaluating its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan for private seniors’ residences (RPAs), which are part of the province’s next phase of … Read More

Quebec ‘needs more vaccines’ as rollout slowly begins in seniors’ residences amid shipment delays

With a delay in shipments of Pfizer vaccines, Quebec is re-evaluating its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan for private seniors’ residences (RPAs), which are part of the province’s next phase of … Read More

‘We’re ready’: Quebec unveils COVID-19 priority vaccination plan

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé unveiled the province’s COVID-19 vaccination plan on Monday, saying the arrival of the vaccine is imminent. “Quebec is ready to start vaccinating as soon as … Read More

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