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Holiday travellers stuck at Dominican Republic resort due to difficulty getting COVID-19 tests – Montreal

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A Montreal couple and their two children who travelled to the Dominican Republic just before New Year’s now find themselves unable to get a COVID-19 test, which they need in order to board a plane back home. “It wasn’t such a big deal when we booked,” said Moira Coutu, …

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Coronavirus: Montreal groomer, pet owners up in arms over province’s COVID-19 closures – Montreal

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Pet owners are taking the provincial government to task for, in their view, ignoring the needs of pets in its rush to temporarily close businesses deemed non-essential by the provincial government, in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19. On the government’s website, which outlines the list of …

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Family of Quebec doctor who died by suicide hopes her death serves as wake-up call

Family of Quebec doctor who died by suicide hopes her death serves as wake-up call

For the past week and a half, David Daigle’s life has plunged into profound darkness. “She was my confidante. She was my love. We had a very strong link,” he told Global News, speaking of his wife, 35-year-old Karine Dion. Dion worked as an emergency room doctor in Granby, …

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Quebec’s first night of curfew in photos – Montreal

A woman holds her cell phone as an emergency broadcast reminds Quebec residents about the upcoming curfew on Saturday, January 9, 2021. Quebec is the first province to enact a curfew to the prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Quebec’s curfew intended to slow the spread of COVID-19 began on Saturday evening as the infection rate continues to surge in the province. The provincewide curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for at least the next four weeks — until Feb. 8. Aside from a …

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What the first night of curfew in Quebec looked like – Montreal

A woman holds her cell phone as an emergency broadcast reminds Quebec residents about the upcoming curfew on Saturday, January 9, 2021. Quebec is the first province to enact a curfew to the prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Quebec’s curfew intended to slow the spread of COVID-19 began on Saturday evening as the infection rate continued to surge in the province. The curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for at least the next four weeks – until Feb. 8. Aside from a short …

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Quebec reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 39 more deaths – Montreal

Quebec reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 39 more deaths - Montreal

Quebec is reporting 2,588 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday and 39 additional deaths connected to the novel coronavirus. Of the new deaths, health authorities say 14 occurred in the last 24 hours, 23 happened between Jan. 3 and Jan. 8, and two occurred prior to Jan. 3. This brings …

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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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