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.
Quebec Premier Francois Legault on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, implored teens and young adults in the province to abide by extraordinary rules forbidding social gatherings amid the biggest spike yet in the number of cases of COVID-19.