Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that the government would send the country’s armed forces to support the Quebec authorities in extinguishing wildfires in the province.
Montreal/IBNS: Quebec’s regulation in holding short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb accountable for uncertified listings should reportedly be followed by more provinces, say advocates.
Montreal/IBNS: Over one million customers were still without power on Thursday morning, and some of them are likely to stay without it for days after an ice storm hit southern Quebec with falling trees and causing flooding.
Quebec (Canada): The bodies of eight migrants, including two minors, have been retrieved after they perished while attempting to unlawfully cross from Canada into the United States, BBC reported citing the authorities
Montreal/IBNS: Quebec‘s new French-language law (Bill-96) may reportedly see a cut in the province's English-language colleges.
Quebec/IBNS: There has reportedly been a jump in absences of Canada's Quebec students in recent weeks with approximately 4,000 of them missing classes during the week of Oct 12 due to illness.
Montreal/IBNS: The province of Quebec witnessed an increase in infections related to COVID-19, with reportedly 1,226 hospitalizations in the last 24 hours and five more deaths.
Quebec/IBNS: Quebec’s Premier François Legault has been warned by the leaders of dozens of Quebec-based technology companies that the province’s new language law, known as Bill 96 could cause enormous damage to the province’s economy due to the problems in recruiting talented people.
Quebec/IBNS: With a motive to help offset the impact of inflation, Quebec’s spring budget is including a one-time payment of $500 to every adult earning $100,000 or less with the cash scheduled to arrive a few months ahead of the provincial election.
Ottawa/IBNS: Ontario's plan to ease restrictions starting from Jan 31 will not be followed by Quebec and Alberta.
Quebec/IBNS: Various fraudulent schemes to make and distribute fake vaccine passports in the province of Quebec are being investigated by the province's anti-corruption squad with a warning that people involved could face serious criminal charges.
Ottawa/IBNS: Most of the schools in the provinces of Canada's Ontario and Quebec have either been closed or been moved to online learning Monday due to a severe snowstorm.
Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Premier Doug Ford while touring a vaccination site at the Toronto Zoo has said that Ontario would not follow Quebec's policy of taxing unvaccinated people.
Quebec/IBNS: Health tax will be imposed on Quebecers who refuse to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks, Premier François Legault has announced at a news conference.
Montreal/IBNS: Quebec Premier François Legault alongside Health Minister Christian Dubé and public health director Horacio Arruda have announced in a news conference to impose a night curfew between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. effective Dec 31 amid rising COVID-19 cases.