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Montreal police intervene on illegal gatherings, ramp up presence in Outremont and Plateau-Mont-Royal – Montreal

Montreal police intervene on illegal gatherings, ramp up presence in Outremont and Plateau-Mont-Royal - Montreal

Montreal police say they intervened to break up more than 10 illegal gatherings on Saturday after police heightened their presence in some boroughs to catch those breaking the rules. Patrols were stepped up in the Plateau-Mont-Royal and Outremont boroughs after police had to disperse three large gatherings at places …

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Quebec reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop – Montreal

Quebec reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2021 12:28 pm     Updated January 24, 2021 5:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is reporting 1,457 …

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Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ – Montreal

Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ - Montreal

A COVID-19 testing operation was underway at a jail north of Montreal on Sunday following an outbreak that has infected more than 60 people. A spokeswoman for the regional health board for the Laurentians said that, as of Saturday, 45 inmates and 17 workers had tested positive at the St-Jérôme detention …

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Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ – Montreal

Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ - Montreal

A COVID-19 testing operation was underway at a jail north of Montreal on Sunday following an outbreak that has infected more than 60 people. A spokeswoman for the regional health board for the Laurentians said that, as of Saturday, 45 inmates and 17 workers had tested positive at the St-Jérôme detention …

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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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Quebec reports1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop – Montreal

Quebec reports1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2021 12:28 pm     Updated January 24, 2021 12:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is reporting 1,457 …

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Montreal police break up three large religious gatherings in Outremont in under 24 hours – Montreal

Montreal police break up three large religious gatherings in Outremont in under 24 hours - Montreal

Montreal police responded to two large gatherings in the city’s Outremont neighbourhood on Saturday morning, their third gathering intervention in the area in under 24 hours. Police spokeswoman Véronique Comtois said all three gatherings were held at places of worship and involved over 10 people, the limit for indoor …

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Hospitalizations drop as Quebec reports 1,685 new COVID-19 cases, 76 new deaths – Montreal

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Quebec is reporting 1,685 new COVID-19 cases Saturday as daily counts continue to decline. The province is also reporting 76 new deaths attributed to COVID-19, for a total of 9,437. The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped by 43 to 1,383. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Legault wants to make travel …

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Coronavirus: Douglas Mental Health Institute in Montreal battles COVID-19 outbreak – Montreal

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The Douglas Mental Health Institute is battling a COVID-19 outbreak in one of its units. The regional health authority responsible for the hospital confirmed 23 patients are infected as of Friday. “No employee tested positive,” said in a statement Hélène Bergeron-Gamache, a spokesperson for the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal. [ …

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Coronavirus: Quebec school boards scramble to set up recycling programs for disposable masks – Montreal

Coronavirus: Quebec school boards scramble to set up recycling programs for disposable masks - Montreal

High school students resumed in-person classes this week with new COVID-19 rules. Cloth masks are now banned and students are required to wear disposable surgical masks provided by the government. The Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) says it has handed some 21,000 masks daily and that those masks …

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