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Coronavirus: Montreal mayor calls on premier to exempt homeless from COVID-19 curfew – Montreal

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Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is calling on the Quebec government to exempt homeless people from the provincewide curfew which was put in place to curb the transmission of COVID-19. Plante made the request Tuesday, following the death of a homeless man Sunday morning. Raphael Napa André, a 51-year-old Innu …

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Opposition party wants homeless people exempt from Quebec curfew – Montreal

Opposition party wants homeless people exempt from Quebec curfew - Montreal

Quebec opposition party, Quebec solidaire, is calling for people experiencing homelessness to be exempt from the government-imposed curfew. Quebec solidaire member Alexandre Leduc said Wednesday his party is concerned after hearing reports that homeless people have been ticketed in Val-d’Or and Montreal for violating the health order. With the …

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

‘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 who massively respected the curfew this weekend,” Legault said during a press conference on Monday. He also thanked officers …

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Dozens of people protesting Quebec curfew fined for violating it on first night – Montreal

Dozens of people protesting Quebec curfew fined for violating it on first night - Montreal

Police forces across Quebec handed out dozens of tickets to people protesting the province’s new COVID-19-related curfew shortly after it went into effect Saturday night. Quebec City police spokesman Const. Etienne Doyon says approximately 20 people protesting the curfew were ticketed with over $1,500 fines around 8:20 p.m. adding …

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17 fined at Montreal anti-curfew protest amid soaring COVID-19 case numbers in Quebec – Montreal

17 fined at Montreal anti-curfew protest amid soaring COVID-19 case numbers in Quebec - Montreal

COVID-19 case numbers continued to soar in Quebec on Saturday as it became the first province to impose a curfew on its residents. Premier François Legault announced earlier this week that Quebecers will have to stay home from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in an effort to prevent people …

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Quebec reports record 3,127 new COVID-19 cases, 41 more deaths as curfew begins – Montreal

Quebec reports record 3,127 new COVID-19 cases, 41 more deaths as curfew begins - Montreal

Quebec reported its highest daily COVID-19 cases on Saturday with 3,127 new infections, as well as 41 additional deaths related to the novel coronavirus. Of the new deaths, health authorities say 12 occurred in the last 24 hours, 24 happened between Jan. 2 and Jan. 7, and five occurred …

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Heavy police presence expected across Quebec as 8 p.m. curfew starts Saturday – Montreal

Heavy police presence expected across Quebec as 8 p.m. curfew starts Saturday - Montreal

A curfew set to take effect across Quebec on Saturday is necessary to prevent the health care system from reaching a tipping point that could leave the most seriously ill COVID-19 patients without necessary care, the province’s premier warned as he called for compliance with the new measure. François …

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Heavy police presence expected across Quebec as 8 p.m. curfew starts tonight – Montreal

Heavy police presence expected across Quebec as 8 p.m. curfew starts tonight - Montreal

A curfew set to take effect across Quebec on Saturday is necessary to prevent the health care system from reaching a tipping point that could leave the most seriously ill COVID-19 patients without necessary care, the province’s premier warned as he called for compliance with the new measure. François …

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Heavy police presence expected across Quebec as 8 p.m. curfew starts tonight – Montreal

Heavy police presence expected across Quebec as 8 p.m. curfew starts tonight - Montreal

A curfew set to take effect across Quebec on Saturday is necessary to prevent the health care system from reaching a tipping point that could leave the most seriously ill COVID-19 patients without necessary care, the province’s premier warned as he called for compliance with the new measure. François …

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Vaccine distribution, Washington riots are top topics during Trudeau call with premiers – National

Vaccine distribution, Washington riots are top topics during Trudeau call with premiers - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country’s provincial and territorial premiers met via teleconference Thursday afternoon for about an hour — and improving vaccine distribution was the top topic. But they also turned their attention to the recent events in Washington, D.C. “(The prime minister) emphasized the need to …

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