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wearing of medical masks now mandatory in quebec

Wearing of Masks now suggested for all Canadians

On April 6th, the Federal Government announced new measures regarding the wearing of masks for the population. Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer stated that, "Wearing a non-medical...
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Montreal mourns the loss of beloved pastry chef Patrice Bernadel

Montreal has lost a beautifully creative soul as Les Délices de Patrice owner and chef, Patrice Bernadel, died by suicide over the weekend. The Montreal pastry chef was known...
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April 23: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATE, April 23 2020, 1pm: Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: - Québec: 21 838 - Canada: 42,110 - US: 891K - Worldwide: 2.74M In Québec, to date, 21 838 confirmed cases of COVID‑19, including 1 243 deaths, have been reported. The following...
Outdoor gatherings of 10 or less

Outdoor gatherings of 10 people or less now permitted in Quebec

During today's briefing, Premier Legault and his team announced that as of Friday, May 22nd, 2020, Quebecers will finally be able to get together for OUTDOOR gatherings, provided that...
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May 1: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATE, May 1 2020, 1:30 pm: Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: - Québec: 28 648 - Canada: 54,784 - US: 1.12M - Worldwide: 3.3M In Québec, to date, 28 648 confirmed cases of COVID‑19, including 2 022 deaths, have been reported. The...
Life Science Rapid COVID test kit

More than 1.2 million COVID-19 rapid test kits sit in Quebec warehouse waiting for...

As the population becomes increasingly confused with the dos and don'ts of pandemic laws, 1,276,792 rapid test kits sit in a warehouse in Quebec waiting to be deployed. If...
Covid Memorial Blanket Canada

Calling all Canadian knitters to help with COVID-19 memorial blanket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPywJJL3zGk Three knitters, who happen to work together, have started a countrywide memorial blanket. Heather Breadner, the owner of Aberdeen’s Wool Company, a yarn shop in Lindsay, Ont., says the...
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Costco will make it mandatory to wear the mask in its stores across Quebec

Update: Costco has since removed the advisory from its website. A West Island Blog reporter has since visited the Pointe-Claire location and masks were not required. Due to COVID-19, the...
Batshaw to host the first west island COVID-19 testing site.

Beaconsfield walk in COVID testing clinic is moving to Kirkland January 5

According to a recent Facebook post by Member of National Assembly for the Jacques-Cartier riding, Greg Kelley, the Beaconsfield testing centre located on Elm Avenue will be moving to...
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Beaconsfield High School and Ste. Genevieve Nursing facility test positive for COVID-19

West Islanders were praying hard to be exempt from the COVID-19 pandemic, sadly cases are starting to pop up in the region. On March 28th, the Lester B. Pearson...