Francois Legault

COVID-19: Quebec premier hints at pandemic reopening plan

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As the warm summer months loom, Quebec’s premier is expected to lay out the details of a long-awaited plan to lift pandemic-induced restrictions Tuesday. François Legault hinted on social media that it was a “big Sunday” preparing for that announcement in response to a reporter’s tweet about a news …

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COVID-19: Quebec premier declares they’re ‘heading in the right direction’

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is “heading in the right direction” as vaccination opens up and the number of new COVID-19 cases fall, the province’s premier said Tuesday. François Legault said the upcoming months are also looking more promising compared to last summer. “We are getting through the third wave, but we still …

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Quebec adds more than 900 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations dip

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 907 new COVID-19 infections and seven additional deaths on Thursday, including one in the last 24 hours. The number of hospitalizations related to the health crisis dropped by eight to 580. This includes 144 patients in intensive care, a decrease of eight from the previous day. The …

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COVID-19: Quebec looking to unveil a pandemic reopening plan like Saskatchewan

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec Premier François Legault wants to unveil a roadmap to reopening the province and lifting COVID-19  restrictions in the coming weeks. He said he wants to have a plan similar to Saskatchewan, which announced a three-step outline earlier this week to ease measures based on attaining certain vaccination levels. “What …

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COVID-19: Quebec reports 1,106 new cases, 13 more deaths as hospitalizations drop

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Quebec is reporting 1,106 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 13 more coronavirus virus-related deaths. Health officials say hospitalizations decreased by 22 to 662, and 181 people are in intensive care — an increase of nine from Friday. Authorities say of the 13 deaths, three occurred in the last …

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Quebec premier wants Trudeau to tighten travel, land border restrictions to limit COVID-19 variants

Quebec premier wants Trudeau to tighten travel, land border restrictions to limit COVID-19 variants

Quebec is once again calling for tightened restrictions for international travel and land borders amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants. Premier François Legault told reporters Thursday that he is in talks with his counterparts in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario. He says they plan on sending a …

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Coronavirus: Quebec reopens non-essential businesses but curfew maintained

Coronavirus: Quebec reopens non-essential businesses but curfew maintained

Quebec Premier François Legault announced the loosening of some COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday as the number of hospitalizations and daily cases decreases. The situation has improved in recent weeks,” Legault said. “I want to thank you for that but we have to remain very careful. “We can only lift …

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Quebec to resume surgeries delayed by pandemic as COVID-19 hospitalizations drop – Montreal

Quebec to resume surgeries delayed by pandemic as COVID-19 hospitalizations drop - Montreal

Quebec’s health minister says the province will gradually resume some of the surgeries that have been delayed due to COVID-19 as the number of people hospitalized with the virus continues to drop. Christian Dubé says on Twitter that there are 200 fewer people hospitalized with COVID-19 than there were …

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François Legault plans to announce changes to COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday – Montreal

François Legault plans to announce changes to COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday - Montreal

Quebec Premier François Legault says he plans to announce changes to Quebec’s COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday. Legault wrote in a Saturday-morning Facebook post that he hopes to be able to relax some restrictions, particularly those around retail stores, if the situation permits. Legault wrote that the changes would come into effect …

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‘We have to be realistic’: Quebec premier warns most lockdown measures to continue – Montreal

‘We have to be realistic’: Quebec premier warns most lockdown measures to continue - Montreal

Quebec Premier François Legault says while daily COVID-19 indicators show the situation is improving in the province, the number of hospitalizations remains a concern as the government looks to ease restrictions in some areas. As of Thursday, 1,264 patients required hospital care related to the virus, a number Legault …

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