Coroner’s report says communication problems, disorganization contributed to death of Montreal marathon runner

A Quebec coroner’s report released Monday says communication problems, poor organization and a lack of training likely contributed to the death of a 24-year-old runner at last year’s Montreal marathon. Patrick Neely... Read more »

Quebec makes mask mandatory on public transit, but experts say province needs to go further

Wearing a face mask will be mandatory for all public transit users in Quebec beginning July 13, Premier François Legault announced Tuesday. The announcement frustrated some health experts, who believe the province needs to follow... Read more »

Masks to be mandatory on public transit in Quebec beginning July 13

It will be mandatory to wear a face mask on public transit in Quebec beginning July 13, Premier François Legault announced Tuesday. The new rule will apply to anyone over the age of 12.... Read more »

Masks mandatory on public transit in Quebec beginning July 13

It will be mandatory to wear a face mask on public transit in Quebec beginning July 13, Premier François Legault announced Tuesday. The new rule will apply to anyone over the age of 12.... Read more »

Quebec to make masks mandatory on public transit across province

Wearing masks will soon become mandatory on public transit across Quebec. While the wearing of face coverings is strongly encouraged when Quebecers are in indoor spaces or cannot leave two metres between... Read more »

Quebec reinstates daily COVID-19 data updates after public backlash

After hearing the public outcry, Quebec’s new health minister, Christian Dubé, says the province will resume publishing COVID-19 data every day. “We are listening,” said Dubé in a tweet Friday, two days after... Read more »

Quebec stops publishing daily COVID-19 data despite leading country in number of cases

Quebec’s Health Ministry says it will only provide weekly reports about COVID-19, rather than providing a daily rundown of the situation. The province’s public health institute, INSPQ, had also been publishing daily updates,... Read more »

Quebec’s bid to hire more long-term care staff creates new problems for clients living at home

Home-care operators say Quebec’s attempt to recruit more patient-care attendants to work in chronically short-staffed long-term care institutions has led to an exodus of staff, making it difficult to meet the needs... Read more »

Quebec’s COVID-19 triage protocol is discriminatory, disability advocates say

No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario. Prof. Marie-Eve Bouthillier was asked to do just that: come up with a triage protocol to help doctors prioritize which patients would get... Read more »

Disability advocates want changes to protocol for withholding critical care in event of 2nd COVID wave

No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario. Prof. Marie-Eve Bouthillier was asked to do just that: come up with a triage protocol to help doctors prioritize which patients would get... Read more »