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Health, Politics, Society

COVID-19: Quebec restricts private gatherings in Montreal and Quebec City

Authorities in Quebec are urging residents of Montreal and the provincial capital of Quebec City to limit family gatherings and other social activities as the province recorded 462 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing back the number of infections »

Politics, Society

Quebec introducing fines for people who refuse to wear masks

The Quebec government will begin giving out fines to people who refuse to wear masks starting this Saturday, according to an announcement from Quebec Premier François Legault. In a news conference on Thursday morning, Legault said the new rules will »

Health, Politics

Quebec introduces COVID-19 regional alert system ahead of potential second wave

The province of Quebec introduced a regional COVID-19 alert and intervention system on Tuesday in light of a potential second wave of cases, according to an announcement from the province’s health minister, Christian Dubé.  The alert and intervention system will »

Politics, Society

Canadian government launches national COVID tracking app

A free mobile app designed to help tell its users if they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, was launched in Ontario by the Canadian government on Friday.  The COVID Alert app is available »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology

False alert from nuclear plant scares Ontario residents

It was early on a sleepy Sunday morning when mobile phones, radios, and TV began sending an urgent alarm at 07;30 The alarming province-wide message said something had gone wrong at the Pickering Nuclear power plant located on the shore »