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Gatherings of up to 250 people now allowed in Quebec

Starting today, the maximum number of people that can gather indoors and outdoors in Quebec is increasing from 50 to 250 people. The Quebec government originally announced the rule changes for public gatherings on July 23. The new rules apply »


New Brunswick opens border to select regions in Quebec

New Brunswick is opening the province to some regions along the border it shares with Quebec starting on Aug. 1, according to an announcement from New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs on Thursday. Residents in Quebec’s Avignon Municipal Regional County, Listuguj »


Quebec manhunt ends as body of man sought for deaths of 2 daughters found

Quebec provincial police ended their 12-day manhunt for Martin Carpentier on Monday evening following the discovery of his body in a wooded area southeast of Quebec City hours after an emotional funeral was held for his daughters. Police had been »


Netflix calls on Canadian creators to pitch ideas

Netflix is accepting pitches from Canadian creators for series or films across a variety of categories ahead of a Canada Virtual Pitch Day that is planned to happen at the beginning of September. According to an announcement the streaming giant »


Some Quebecers to be allowed to work in offices starting this weekend

Quebec’s Labour Minister Jean Boulet announced on Wednesday that the Quebec government is allowing businesses in the private sector to bring up to 25 per cent of their workforce back into offices starting this Saturday. The Quebec government suggested prioritizing »


Atlantic bubble may open to Quebec’s Gaspé region, unsure about rest of Canada

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said at a news conference on Tuesday that he would like to expand the Atlantic bubble to residents in Quebec’s Gaspé region before the end of week. On July 3, Canada’s four Atlantic provinces, Newfoundland »

Health, Society

Quebec mandating masks in enclosed public spaces starting this weekend

Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced today that masks and face coverings will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces throughout the province starting this Saturday, July 18.  The regulation will apply to places including grocery stores, malls, and restaurants whenever »


Manhunt continues for father of 2 girls found dead near Quebec City

Quebec provincial police are combing through a wooded area near Quebec City as they continue to search for the father of two girls whose bodies were found Saturday in a small town southwest of the provincial capital. The bodies of »

Economy, Health

Quebec government releases new regulations for bars and clubs amid pandemic

The Quebec government is imposing a new set of regulations on bars and clubs, effective on Friday, according to an announcement from Quebec’s Health Minister Christian Dubé. Under the new regulations, the last call for alcoholic beverages will need to »


Coalition group outlines plan to cut Montreal police budget

A coalition of over 20 community groups in Montreal have released an outline of 10 demands to slice the budget of Montreal’s police force in half and reinvest that money into community programs, during a news conference yesterday. The Defund »