Premier François Legault surprised many when he said some asylum seekers may be able to stay permanently if they’re working on the COVID-19 front lines. But it's an unusual proposal and the details are unclear.
The Mohawk community of Kanesatake has negotiated an agreement with provincial authorities over the reopening of Oka provincial park, with Grand Chief Serge Otsi Simon calling it a “bilateral show of good faith.”
Anger and frustration are growing at a long-term care facility in Montreal North, where workers and families say the number of infections and deaths is much higher than the Quebec government is reporting.
Quebec’s ombudsperson is launching an investigation into public health institutions and how they responded to the COVID-19 crisis in long-term care homes and other facilities - one of several upcoming investigations.
At that rate, some 1.8 million of the roughly 30 million Canadians over the age of 18 went untested even though they suspected they had COVID-19, according to the Association of Canadian Studies-Leger Marketing survey.
Rebecca Sohmer thought her daughter would be participating in daily online lessons provided by the English Montreal School Board, but she recently found out her daughter's teacher will only be checking in with her once a week.
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.'