Quebec provincial police (SQ) arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a man's death after his body was discovered in the ashes of a residential fire in Saint-Ours, Quebec, about an hour east of Montreal.
Quebec’s College of Physicians, the health ministry and scientists are urging doctors to proceed with great caution following a recent press release touting the effectiveness of colchicine, the only 'oral medication for treating non-hospitalized patients, with COVID-19.'
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the Vancouver couple who allegedly flew to a remote community in Yukon to get vaccinated against COVID-19 should consider making 'reparations' to the White River First Nation.
Loneliness is a feeling all too familiar for many seniors – and that was long before the pandemic. Something called a ‘loneliness strategy’ in the U.K. is raising questions about creating a similar program in Canada.
So far, 2021 has been relatively painless in southern Quebec, at least in terms of weather. But Montreal and parts of Eastern Canada are bracing for their first -20° readings of the season this weekend.
Quebec Premier François Legault said he "hopes" to announce a loosening of COVID-19 restrictions next week -- in some regions, but likely not in Montreal. The province is also considering imposing a quarantine for travellers arriving from other provinces.
Unless they have health issues, teachers are expected to be vaccinated along with the general adult population, after residents of care homes, health workers, isolated community members, and other groups.
The work of a Montreal researcher could lead to identifying which children have a genetic predisposition to cancer, allowing them to be closely monitored and, hopefully, lead to an early diagnosis of the disease.
Raymond Têtu has been very active on social media, publishing several posts questioning public messaging about the pandemic, the U.S. election, and the removal of the right-wing unmoderated Twitter-like app Parler from leading app stores.
Health Minister Christian Dubé wrote on social media that, while about 9,000 residents have already been vaccinated, "mass vaccination will begin in the week of February 8, depending on the doses we receive."
With very few exceptions, Quebec reporters and photographers, eager to bear witness to the plight of patients and health-care staff amid the pandemic, have had their requests for access to hospitals and CHSLDs denied.
As the National Assembly prepares for a new session to begin next week, the Coalition Avenir Quebec government is facing accusations of having too much control, and not enough accountability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Failing to comply with public health instructions during the COVID-19 pandemic could be considered “reprehensible and even harmful to the development of a child” in cases of shared custody, according to a recent Quebec Superior Court decision.
It’s been 42 days since residents of Maimonides Geriatric Centre in Montreal received their first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and with no appointments scheduled to administer the second dose, Quebec is now heading into the 'wilderness,' says a leading Montreal geriatrician.
This week, amid an outcry over the policing of homeless Montrealers sparked by a man’s death, one of the city’s biggest day shelters laid off 11 of its front-line staff—then promptly hired some security guards.