Quebec to offer nurses bonuses of up to $18K to end staffing crisis

The Quebec government has announced it will provide nurses with financial bonuses of up to $18,000 as part of its emergency plan to fix the staffing crisis in the province’s health-care network. ... Read more »

Quebec offers $1B to lure nurses back to public system amid staffing crisis

The Quebec government has announced it will give bonuses of $15,000 to full-time nurses, part-time nurses in the public system who are willing to work full-time and $12,000 to nurses who have quit... Read more »

Nurses recall scenes of neglect, disorder and horror at inquiry into Herron long-term care home

One nursing home resident was in his bed, hooked up to an oxygen tank that no longer had any oxygen. He had bandages so old they had turned yellow, his skin beginning to... Read more »

Tens of thousands of Quebec health-care workers still unvaccinated as mandatory policy nears

The Quebec government says it is confident a “large majority” of health-care workers will comply with its mandatory vaccination policy, even if tens of thousands still haven’t gotten a jab. Roughly 30,000... Read more »

COVID-19 vaccination rate among Quebec health-care staff is high, but tens of thousands remain unprotected

The Quebec government says it is confident a “large majority” of health-care workers will comply with its mandatory vaccination policy, even if tens of thousands still haven’t gotten a jab. Roughly 30,000... Read more »

Quebec’s vaccine passport goes into effect, limiting much of public life for those unvaccinated

Starting today, proof of vaccination will be as much of a daily necessity in Quebec when leaving the house as a wallet or house keys. Dubbed the COVID-19 vaccination passport, digital or paper... Read more »

Cybersecurity experts say Quebec’s vaccine passport is safe, and a model for the country

Steven Lachance, a Montreal-based digital security analyst and entrepreneur, says he was worried when the Quebec government announced it would impose a vaccine passport system across the province to reduce COVID-19 transmission.... Read more »

Montreal public health director says city already seeing steeper rise in cases than last fall

The majority of new COVID-19 cases in Montreal are now linked to the highly contagious delta variant, and Montreal’s public health director says that’s leading to the virus spreading faster and more... Read more »

From team sports to aquatic parks, Quebec extends reach of vaccine passport

The Quebec government is pushing ahead with a vaccine passport Sept. 1 barring people who aren’t fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from visiting restaurants, taverns and playing organized team sports. The passport will be required... Read more »

Quebec pushes ahead with vaccine passport as COVID-19 cases climb

The Quebec government will push ahead with its plan to introduce a vaccine passport Sept. 1 that will effectively bar people who aren’t fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from visiting restaurants, taverns and... Read more »