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New Brunswick records first COVID-19-related death

New Brunswick records first COVID-19-related death

New Brunswick has recorded the first COVID-19 death in the province. The death is linked to the ongoing outbreak in Zone 5, the region of Campbellton, N.B. The cluster has been traced back to a Campbellton doctor who contracted the virus in Quebec and did not self-isolate upon his return to …

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Montreal’s George Floyd protest declared illegal after violence breaks out

A man speaks during a demonstration where they called for justice for George Floyd and all victims of police brutality in Montreal, Sunday, May 31, 2020.

An anti-racism protest in Montreal has been declared illegal after police said projectiles were thrown at officers. Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on Sunday to protest racial violence and police brutality in light of the recent killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn. …

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COVID-19: A list of Quebec summer camps that have chosen to remain closed – Montreal

COVID-19: A list of Quebec summer camps that have chosen to remain closed - Montreal

Despite the Quebec government giving the green light for all summer day camps to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some camps in Quebec have, however, decided to remain closed. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Day camps scrambling after Quebec gives them green light to open The day camps in the greater Montreal …

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Quebec adds 202 COVID-19 deaths due to data transmission problem – Montreal

Quebec adds 202 COVID-19 deaths due to data transmission problem - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 31, 2020 1:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is reporting 202 additional deaths linked to COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the provincial tally to 4,641. Officials explain the …

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Coronavirus: Montreal’s tourism to take a massive hit in revenues due to COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: Montreal’s tourism to take a massive hit in revenues due to COVID-19 pandemic

With many businesses reopening, Montreal’s retail capital of Saint-Catherine Street is looking busier than it was two months ago. But the battle with COVID-19 is far from over, and retail revenues coming from tourists is taking a massive hit. “It’s devastating to a high point — you think about all …

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Quebec green lights reopening of outdoor public pools for the summer – Montreal

Quebec green lights reopening of outdoor public pools for the summer - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 30, 2020 3:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec has given the green light for public outdoor swimming pools to reopening across the province. The provincial government’s announcement …

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Quebec reports 76 new COVID-19 deaths as new confirmed cases continue to drop – Montreal

Quebec reports 76 new COVID-19 deaths as new confirmed cases continue to drop - Montreal

Quebec is reporting 76 new deaths today linked to COVID-19, bringing the provincially tally to 4,439. But the number of new COVID-19 cases is continuing to drop, with 419 new cases in the past 24 hours — the lowest daily number since late March. The total number of confirmed cases is …

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Long-term care worker among new COVID-19 cases in Campbellton region – New Brunswick

Long-term care worker among new COVID-19 cases in Campbellton region - New Brunswick

The new cluster of COVID-19 cases in northern New Brunswick continues to grow. A long-term care worker, aged 30-39, and another person aged 60-69 are both linked to an infected male doctor in the Campbellton area who had traveled to Quebec and did not self-isolate when returning to New Brunswick. …

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Doctor connected to COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., suspended – New Brunswick

Doctor connected to COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., suspended - New Brunswick

Global News has learned a doctor connected to the new cluster of COVID-19 cases in northern New Brunswick has been suspended by the hospital where he worked. Dr. Ed Schollenberg, the Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick, confirmed a male doctor is at the centre …

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Guy Laliberté to attempt to resume ownership of Cirque du Soleil amid financial woes – Montreal

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Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté says he wants to buy back the renowned circus he sold five years ago as it struggles with severe financial difficulties. The businessman revealed his intentions on Radio-Canada’s Tout le monde en parle on Sunday evening, saying: “Cirque has given me so much, and …

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