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Teacher at Montreal’s Vanguard School dies after contracting COVID-19 – Montreal

Teacher at Montreal’s Vanguard School dies after contracting COVID-19 - Montreal

A teacher at Vanguard School, located in the Saint-Laurent borough of Montreal, has died after contracting COVID-19, sources tell Global News. In a letter sent to parents, the school’s director-general Carolyn Coffin-Caputo informed parents of the death of Yvan Trépanier, who taught French, math, science and geography in the …

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Coronavirus: Rapid testing for COVID-19 starts at two Montreal high schools – Montreal

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Rapid testing for COVID-19 has started in two Montreal schools. Researchers are screening staff and students at Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie in Outremont and Calixa-Lavallée high school in Montreal North, hoping to find out how effective the tests are at detecting and preventing the spread of the virus. “They’re testing …

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Demonstrators call for end to Quebec’s curfew as advocates ask Superior Court to exempt homeless – Montreal

Demonstrators call for end to Quebec’s curfew as advocates ask Superior Court to exempt homeless - Montreal

Around a dozen activists mounted a protest Sunday morning in front of the Montreal office of Quebec Premier François Legault against the province’s nightly curfew, put in place earlier in January to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Claiming the fines of up to $6,000 only punish poor people who cannot …

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Montreal hospitals ‘at full capacity’ even as new COVID-19 cases drop, public health warns

Montreal hospitals ‘at full capacity’ even as new COVID-19 cases drop, public health warns

In Montreal, public health authorities credit tightened restrictions for a drop in new COVID-19 cases but they are concerned about the pressure on hospitals and a complicated outbreak among the homeless population. Dr. Mylène Drouin, director of the city’s public health department, said Friday that efforts made by Montrealers …

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Coronavirus: front-line workers plead with Quebecers to better follow public health measures – Montreal

Coronavirus: front-line workers plead with Quebecers to better follow public health measures - Montreal

The very slight reprieve seen in the past several days from Quebec’s months-long upward COVID-19 curve has yet to be felt in the province’s hospitals. Now, exhausted front-line health-care workers are pleading with the public to be more vigilant about following public health rules to curb the spread of …

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Montreal ‘once again the epicentre’ of COVID-19 crisis as city adds hundreds of hospital beds

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Montrealers are being asked to be tested as soon as they have symptoms of COVID-19 as the growing number of hospitalizations and cases put pressure on the city’s health network. Hospitalizations linked to the health crisis have nearly doubled in the span of a month. The number of patients …

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‘We are going to hit a crisis point’: Montreal doctors concerned as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

‘We are going to hit a crisis point’: Montreal doctors concerned as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

In Montreal, doctors witnessing the deepening novel coronavirus health crisis are concerned about the growing number of patients in hospitals and the mounting pressure on intensive care units across the city. Dr. Don Sheppard, an infectious disease physician with the McGill University Health Centre and medical microbiologist, says the …

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Montreal public health ‘worried’ after city sets record by topping 600 new coronavirus cases

Montreal public health ‘worried’ after city sets record by topping 600 new coronavirus cases

Montreal public health authorities are sounding the alarm over the rapid progression of the COVID-19 pandemic after reporting its highest daily tally of new cases with 648 on Thursday. Dr. Mylène Drouin, director of the city’s public health department, described the evolving health crisis as “worrying” amid an uptick …

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Cardi B, Foo Fighters, Post Malone to headline Montreal’s 2021 Osheaga festival

Cardi B, Foo Fighters, Post Malone to headline Montreal’s 2021 Osheaga festival

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 7, 2020 10:57 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival has announced headliners for next summer’s event, saying while …

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Montreal public health says ‘less is more’ for holiday gatherings as COVID-19 crisis continues

Montreal public health says ‘less is more’ for holiday gatherings as COVID-19 crisis continues

Montrealers are being cautioned to limit gatherings during the upcoming holiday season as hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 continue to rise in the region, where the pandemic’s grip hasn’t loosened. “Less is more,” said Dr. Mylène Drouin, director of the city’s public health department, adding that anyone who feels unwell …

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