According to Restaurants Canada, 84 per cent of full-service restaurants say they still aren’t profitable since reopening. Montreal restaurant owners say that even with lineups at the door, it doesn't financially work out.
Quebec will ensure a police presence around bars in major urban centres and won't hesitate to close down bars amid the COVID-19 pandemic if public health measures are not followed, the province's health minister said Monday.
One of Quebec's regional public health and social services centres is asking people who attended two house parties or visited a bar South of Montreal last weekend to immediately get tested for COVID-19 after 20 people tested positive for the virus.
The Red Cross is training up to 900 people to fill a variety of tasks while Quebec completes training for more than 10,000 people to work full-time as orderlies by mid-September in long-term care home. Syrian refugee George Chabo is one of those.
Experts say defining the end of the COVID-19 pandemic will be a long and difficult process, one that will vary largely by country. But most agree we will remain in pandemic territory until there are only occasional traces of localized cases that are quickly contained.
The chances of contracting COVID-19 through the ventilation in your home appear extremely slim, but there is still enough uncertainty around the virus that some scientists recommend being as proactive as possible in minimizing potential risks.
Canada's chief public health officer is officially recommending Canadians wear non-medical face masks when maintaining a two-metre distance isn't possible. Dr. Theresa Tam told reporters that the language on masks has shifted from 'permissive' to a 'specific recommendation.'