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Safety Precautions for Seniors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a lot of uncertainty going on in the world, especially regarding what precautions seniors should take to keep them safe, such as a...
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Study shows mask wearing works after infected Missouri hairdressers see 139 clients

Contaminated with coronavirus, two employees of an American hair salon wore a protective mask during their interactions with their clients. Nearly 140 people attended the establishment in the span...
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What is an essential service? What is open and what is not

Premiere François Legault shut down everything but essential services this week. There is some debate about what is considered essential.  The sale of cannabis and alcohol for example. Should...
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July 21: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATED in the last 24 hours (on July 20, 2020) Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: – Québec: 57,616 confirmed cases, 50,190 recovered, 5,657 deaths – Canada: 111K confirmed cases, 97,474 recovered, 8,858 deaths – United States: 3.9M...
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Compulsory non-medical masks when travelling through Canada

All passengers traveling through Canadian airports must as of April 20, at 12:00 p.m. wear a non-medial mask of face covering at airport screening checkpoints, at the boarding and...

Exclusive Interview with Quarantined Italian Teen

In the wake of the quarantine against COVID-19 imposed in Italy, West Island Blog's Dario De Felice interviews his Italian teenaged cousin who has been in his home for...
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Caregivers allowed access to CHSLD’s as of Monday

  In the wake of Premier François Legault's daily address on April 20, family members of those with relatives in a CHSLD breathed a sigh of relief.  As of Monday,...

A Teacher’s Take on COVID-19 in Québec Schools

You’ve likely heard it before, children are the backbone of our future. Without people to educate them, our economy would tank, the healthcare system would fail, and our country...
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Vaudreuil-sur-le-lac calls on Costco shoppers to self-quarantine after employees test positive

The City of Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac is asking thousands of customers who shopped at the Costco in Vaudreuil-Dorion between March 31 and April 3 to place themselves in quarantine for 14...
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How do I apply for unemployment insurance?

It is time to be truly grateful for the internet because applying online for unemployment insurance has never been easier.  How do you apply for unemployment insurance? It is...

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