Residents of Quebec's picturesque capital grappled with grief and shock on Sunday as they mourned the deaths of a beloved neighbourhood hairdresser and a well-respected museum employee slain in what police describe as a deliberate sword attack targeting random strangers.
Quebec's mandatory face-covering measure for indoor public places has largely been followed since it came into effect on Saturday, July 18, 2020, but there has been some opposition to the COVID-19-related order from those who don't want to wear one.
Quebec Superior Court has granted the federal government a five-month extension to revise its legislation on medical assistance in dying, giving Ottawa until just before Christmas to conform with a provincial court ruling.
Thousands hit Montreal streets again on Sunday, June 7, 2020, to speak out in turn against racism, systemic discrimination and police brutality, following other Canadian communities that held marches this weekend.
A Montreal anti-racism protest demanding justice for a black Minnesota man who died following a police intervention last week degenerated into clashes between police and some demonstrators on Sunday, May 31, 2020, night.
For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Quebec Premier Francois Legault visited Montreal on Thursday, May 14, 2020, to announce the province recorded 131 new deaths linked to the virus — 91 of them in the hard-hit city.