Quebec Premier François Legault says the number of daily COVID-19 cases in Quebec appears to have peaked, allowing him to lift the curfew on Monday, January 17, 2022, that he imposed to protect hospitals from a record surge in infections.
Quebec's announcement that it would tax unvaccinated residents sparked strong reaction and pushed Canadian premiers to take a position on it, but the province's official Opposition says it's unconvinced the government will go ahead with its threat.
As Quebec officials consider tightening the rules for the unvaccinated, health experts in the province say expanding the vaccine passport system is justified because of the high number of COVID-19 patients in hospital who have refused to be jabbed.
A journalist working for a Montreal-based online radio station was killed on Thursday, January 7, 2022, near the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, as he prepared to interview a member of an armed group about the murder of a police inspector.
Megan Tanya Hodgkinson was visiting relatives in South Africa last week when Canada imposed travel restrictions on several African countries after scientists detected a new variant of the novel coronavirus.
Representatives from three Quebec City theatres said on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, a recent court ruling that upheld fines they received for allowing actors to smoke onstage will reduce creative choices and take some of the magic out of live performances.