Quebec


Montreal area retailers set to reopen today

Businesses that were forced to close at the end of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be reopening on Monday in the Greater Montreal area.

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Outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people from 3 households to be permitted in Quebec

In Quebec, groups of up to 10 people from no more than three households will be allowed to gather outside starting Friday.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BREAKING: Five Canadian soldiers helping at Quebec's long-term care homes have tested positive for coronavirus

The government has confirmed that five members of the CAF who have been helping at Quebec's long-term care homes have been infected with coronavirus.

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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.

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Quebec nurse fakes symptoms to get coronavirus test—results return positive

Nurse Kristy-Lyn Kemp did not display any symptoms for COVID-19 when she faked coronavirus symptoms so she could be tested. The results returned positive.

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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.

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Trudeau concerned about Quebec's plan to reopen

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed concern about Quebec's deconfinement plan to open up schools and businesses, especially in Montreal.

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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.

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BREAKING: Quebec man sentenced to five years and six months for burning hands of baby girl

Eric Michaud has received a sentence of 5 years and 6 months after intentionally burning the hands of a baby.

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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.

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Trudeau wary of sending his kids back to school as Montreal schools prepare to open

With elementary schools set to begin reopening in Quebec, Trudeau is not certain he would allow his children to attend if they were to study there

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Quebec may send asymptomatic healthcare workers back to work

On Thursday, the Center University of Health and Social Services (CIUSS) of the East-of-Montreal sent an order to its employees, entitled “Update on isolation and return measures at job.”

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