Life after curfew for Montreal’s homeless means lineups, fear of fines and few empty beds

It’s well past 8 p.m., and despite the provincial curfew for COVID-19, there is still a lineup outside Hotel Place Dupuis, one of the Montreal hotels offering beds for homeless people during... Read more »

Quebec premier refuses to provide curfew exemption for homeless people, despite calls following man’s death

Quebec Premier François Legault says no exemption from the province’s mandatory overnight curfew will be given to people who really are homeless, despite calls to do so from advocates and Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante. ... Read more »

Citing threat from COVID-19 variants, Quebec calls on Ottawa to ban vacation travel

Flights continue to arrive at Quebec’s airports from sunshine destinations every day and Premier François Legault wants it to stop. He is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to immediately ban all non-essential travel,... Read more »

Quebec coroner to investigate how homeless man died outside, steps from closed shelter

The Quebec coroner is investigating the death of a homeless Innu man whose body was discovered in a portable toilet in the Plateau Sunday morning. Authorities say Raphaël André, 51, was pronounced... Read more »

How to cope with winter isolation during the pandemic

The pandemic is a difficult time for everyone, and experts say it’s important to remember that there is a lot right now that is beyond our control. We’ve compiled some ways to... Read more »

Coroner to investigate how homeless man died outside, steps from closed shelter

The Quebec coroner is investigating the death of a homeless Innu man whose body was discovered in a portable toilet in the Plateau Sunday morning. Authorities say Raphaël André, 51, was pronounced... Read more »

Quebec pins all its hopes on the vaccine, but experts say action is needed on multiple fronts

The old saying holds that only fools and the dead never change their minds. Health Minister Christian Dubé is neither of those things. Eighteen days ago, at a news conference about Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccination... Read more »

Rapid tests coming to 2 Montreal high schools with hopes of detecting COVID-19 faster

Can rapid COVID-19 tests make high schools safer? That’s exactly what Dr. Caroline Quach is looking to find out — deploying the tests at two Montreal high schools to see if they can... Read more »

Quebec College of Physicians calls for cosmetic surgeries to stop during lockdown

The Quebec College of Physicians is calling for all cosmetic surgery clinics to close for the time being, saying that procedures such as facelifts and breast implants shouldn’t be performed while the province’s public... Read more »

Quebec’s college of physicians calls for cosmetic surgeries to stop during lockdown

Quebec’s college of physicians is calling for all cosmetic surgery clinics to close for the time being, saying that things like facelifts and breast implants shouldn’t be performed while the province’s public health... Read more »