Tuesday , January 19 2021

National

Quebec reports 31 new hospitalizations

Quebec reports 1,634 additional cases and 32 deaths, bringing the total to 244,348 infected people and 9,087 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Yesterday, the province had 1,744 cases, but a delay in the transmission of laboratory data caused a delay in the declaration of infections and a drop …

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Alberta cancels 11 rocky mountain coal leases

The Alberta government was forced by public pressure to reverse plans to expand coal mining in the Rockies. Provincial Energy Minister Sonya Savage said on Monday that the Conservative government is canceling 11 recently issued coal leases after the decision to suspend future sales of mining leases. “This break will …

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Curfew: 353 tickets in the last week

Montreal police have issued an average of 50 tickets per day over the past week for breaking the curfew. According to the most recent data from the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal, published Monday on its Twitter account, a total of 583 statements of offenses or general …

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The SQ puts its cavalry in order

The Sûreté du Québec will stop buying the horses of its employees to equip its new cavalry set up three years ago by its former director general. This change is among those implemented after a report from our Investigation Office revealing, last year, questionable practices in the acquisition of horses …

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The mother of the Laval girl released

Laval’s mother, who allegedly inflicted bodily harm on her 7-year-old daughter and accused of criminal negligence causing her death, was released on bail for further proceedings on Monday at noon. • Read also: Atrocious death in Laval: the mother of the 7-year-old girl formally accused • Read also: Death of …

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Over 75% of residents vaccinated in CHSLDs

The vaccination campaign is underway in the province as more than 75% of residents have been vaccinated against COVIV-19, TVA Nouvelles has learned. • Read also: LIVE | The latest developments on the coronavirus Vaccination began on December 14 in Quebec long-term care homes, while Gisèle Lévesque, 89, from Quebec …

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Gradual return to Montreal libraries

The network of Montreal libraries will again welcome users for individual seats and computer stations from January 18. The gradual return to the libraries will be done in accordance with the sanitary instructions and Quebec directives. Thus, the opening hours have been adapted to the curfew put in place between …

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Increase in dog theft

Since the start of the pandemic, Quebeckers have rushed to get a pet. Now there is an increase in dog theft. A Beauce family lost one of their dogs two weeks ago. Sara T. Croft, her family and their three dogs were outside when people on snowmobiles came and abducted …

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