Two days after a homeless man died outside in Montreal, possibly while hiding from police during the COVID-19 curfew, the city's mayor asked the province to exempt the homeless from curfew. Premier Legault said no.
U.S. President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other allies of him and his family.
A man froze to death overnight on Saturday just steps from a downtown Montreal shelter where he’d been keeping warm. Public Health had banned the shelter from having clients overnight amid a COVID-19 outbreak.
A temporary production drop by Pfizer is going to hit Quebec hard, along with the rest of the country, with nearly half the province's forecasted doses between now and Feb. 8 not arriving on schedule.
Quebec is pursuing yet another strategy to bolster its dangerously understaffed nursing ranks. It will speed up foreign-trained nurses' authorization to do vaccination and testing, Quebec’s professional order of nurses has confirmed.
Quebec's healthcare system is under enormous pressure. Lawyers Brigitte Brabant and Nathalie Johnson argue the province needs a public consultation on the government's proposed triage system to answer the unanswerable question of who deserves care.
The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment roughly a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns in an already jittery city.
Quebec reported Sunday that 242,714 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 in the province, and 9,055 people have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic. Hospitalizations went down by 14.