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.
Quebec/IBNS: Canada's Quebec will make changes to its vaccination plan, the province's health minister Christian Dubé has announced.
British Columbia/IBNS: After seeing a surge in the number of Covid patients from Ontario and Quebec after the holidays, Dr. Annie Gareau, an emergency physician at Whistler Health Care Centre told Radio-Canada about her concern and called on the B.C. government to contain travel from other provinces.
Quebec/IBNS: In an attempt to lower its alarming increase of COVID-19 case count, Quebec would be placed under curfew, the first of its kind in Canada since the declaration of the coronavirus pandemic, for four weeks effective tomorrow from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. during which time residents in much of Quebec will be prohibited from going outside at night, Quebec health officials said.
Quebec: At least two people were killed and five others were hurt in a stabbing incident in Canadian city of Quebec on Sunday, media reports said.
Moscow/Sputnik: The suspect in attacks on people in Canada's city of Quebec has been hospitalized after being detained by the police, the Radio Canada broadcaster has reported.