#TousContreUn: Wearing Face Masks Will be Mandatory in All Public Transportations

Wearing a face mask will have to become a social normal for all public transit users, as the Health Ministry is enforcing this new rule as of July 13. The new rule will apply to anyone over the age of 12 who is taking a bus, commuter train or the Metro. For children younger than that, wearing a mask is strongly recommended by the province, but not obligatory. It's still not clear who will enforce…

239 New COVID-19 Cases in Quebec Today, Lowest Number since March 26

Quebec appears to be on track to control the spread of COVID-19 as daily cases are dropping by the day, as it recorded today the lowest number of new cases since March 26 and the lowest number of deaths in almost two months. The cultural sector was re-opened yesterday, with a $250 million boost from the government and life is slowly but surely getting back to normal. The fight against the virus is far from…
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Montreal Set To Reopen on Monday May 25

1 month ago
I don’t know about other areas of Montreal, but Griffintown, where I currently reside, and its surrounding are definitely ready for the reopening announced next Monday. In fact, they were out in the streets since ...
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COVID-19 Predicted to End on May 16 for Canada

2 months ago
A Data-Driven Innovation lab has published SIR (susceptible-infected-recovered) epidemic models based on data from different countries to predict the key dates of transition during the epidemic lifecycle in different countries. “The function fitVirusCV19 implements the ...
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Google Mobility Reports Show Quebec Respecting “Stay-At-Home” Most in Canada

3 months ago
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quebec is still surging (7,944 as of April 5th), which prompted Premier Fran├žois Legault today to extend the shutdown of all but essential businesses in the province until ...
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Two Easy DIY No-Sew Approaches To Make Face Masks

3 months ago
Should healthy people wear masks to prevent Coronavirus? Should everyone wear masks? Is a Homemade Mask effective? Which material should we use? Are cloth face coverings recommended? How about cheap paper masks? Bandanas? The truth ...
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Ten Fun Shows You Can Enjoy with Your Kids

3 months ago
My wife & I are usually very strict about screen time, allowing the boys barely an hour per day even on weekends, but with schools and daycare closing because of the new coronavirus and parents ...
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Quebec Announces Drastic Measures to Contain COVID-19 Spread

3 months ago
Two days after the World Health Organization (WHO) assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic, the Quebec government has decided to put in place drastic measures to try and slow the propagation of the virus as much ...