Francois Legault


BREAKING: Canadian premiers hold joint press conference requesting Trudeau govt increase healthcare funding by $28 BILLION

The Trudeau government's speech, which will lay out the Liberal Party's legislative agenda for the upcoming parliamentary session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

O'Toole meets with Francois Legault to discuss Canadian unity and economic reopening plan

"I wanted to let him know that myself and my colleagues are here to work with the government if there is a second wave of COVID. That is a top priority for us."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Premier Legault says Quebec bars may close after spike in coronavirus cases

After Quebec reported its highest number of single-day cases since June, Legault on Thursday expressed his concern and is looking into closing the province’s bars.

Sam Edwards

Face masks to be mandatory in Quebec's indoor venues after concern over coronavirus surge

Quebec Premier François Legault is set to announce today that face masks will be mandatory in all of the province's indoor venues starting July 18.

Collin Jones

Quebec's top doctor says second wave is coming anyway, so enjoy the summer

"I remain convinced that there will, unfortunately, be a second wave. So, take advantage of the summer, take advantage of this conditional deconfinement."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Indigenous-led protest blocks access to Oka Park over coronavirus fears

Members of the Mohawk community of Kanesatake have blocked access to the Oka Provincial Park despite the government allowing it to reopen today.

Quinn Patrick

Quebec considering a new contact tracing app for use in containing coronavirus

Quebec Premier François Legault said the province is in talks with a Montreal AI institute, which has developed a contact-tracing app.

Collin Jones

Montreal set to open stores and daycares over next two weeks

The city of Montreal is set to begin to lift some of the economic restrictions of the lockdown next week as the heath crisis has improved.

Nico Johnson

Montreal-area schools will stay closed until September

Premier Legault noted that the area has not seen a large enough drop in coronavirus deaths or hospitalizations for schools and daycares to begin reopening.

Sam Edwards

Quebec schools reopen today despite the province having the highest number of coronavirus cases

Daycares and elementary schools in Quebec reopen today for students to return today, with the exception of schools in Montreal.

Quinn Patrick

Quebec pushes back reopening to May 25, citing coronavirus concerns

Premier Francois Legault announced on Thursday that the reopening of Businesses, schools and daycares is being pushed until May 25.

Sam Edwards

Montreal delays reopening after 75 new deaths in Quebec

Montreal has pushed back the reopening of the city's stores by one week after 75 new coronavirus deaths were reported in Quebec.

Nico Johnson

Quebec premier: grandparents shouldn't hug grandkids this summer

Legault has asked Quebeckers to "deprogram" in an attempt to adapt to a continuation of social distancing practices as the province gradually reopens.

Barrett Wilson

Quebec suspends mandatory French test for doctors and nurses fighting pandemic

Doctors and nurses do not have to pass a French-language exam in Quebec in order to help with the fight against coronavirus.

Sam Edwards

Over 100 Canadian Armed Forces members dispatched to long-term care homes in Quebec

Canadian Armed Forces members who have medical training are being dispatched to long-term care homes in Quebec.

Sam Edwards