Sports: #ICYMI: COVID hospitalizations, Bill 96-'Gestapo' comment, Herron inquest, Carey Price, more

COVID-19 live updates: Quebec reports 515 cases as hospitalizations mount

  COVID-19 live updates: Quebec reports 515 cases as hospitalizations mount Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole speaks out against protesters throwing gravel at Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

a group of people walking on a sidewalk: A health-care worker greets people lining up outside a COVID testing centre on Park Ave. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. © Provided by The Gazette A health-care worker greets people lining up outside a COVID testing centre on Park Ave. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

COVID-19 hospitalizations are “accelerating” in Montreal, with 43 people now in intensive care, Sonia Bélanger, head of a regional health authority, told reporters Wednesday. Andy Riga reports on this and other pandemic developments in his daily blog. Read it here .

François Legault wearing a suit and tie:  Speaking at a news conference Wednesday morning, Premier François Legault reacted to comments made last week by Anne-France Goldwater during public hearings being held on Bill 96 by the Quebec Community Groups Network. © Provided by The Gazette Speaking at a news conference Wednesday morning, Premier François Legault reacted to comments made last week by Anne-France Goldwater during public hearings being held on Bill 96 by the Quebec Community Groups Network.

Legault condemns Bill 96-‘Gestapo’ comparison . The premier said Anne-France Goldwater’s comments were ‘insulting’ to the Jewish community, and hoped the community would take her to task. Read more here .

COVID-19 live updates: Dubé wants at least 88% of eligible Quebecers double-vaccinated

  COVID-19 live updates: Dubé wants at least 88% of eligible Quebecers double-vaccinated Updated throughout the day on Monday, Sept. 13. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates Anti-vaccine protesters should steer clear of hospitals, Dubé says Hospital says protests against pandemic measures ‘demoralizing’ for health care staff Trudeau vows to make it an offence to intimidate or threaten health workers or people seeking treatment Plante denounces anti-vax protests targeting students, health workers Staff, equipment shortages at CHSLD Herron predated pandemic: former director of care Unvaccinated people are occupying ICU beds that could be used by people on surgical wait lists, Collège des médecins says Alberta man and woman charged fo

a sign on a pole:  “There were people who hadn’t eaten, there were people who hadn’t had a drink,” coroner Géhane Kamel said Wednesday in the hearings into the Résidence Herron crisis. “How is it possible that the doctors … weren’t aware of this before the press (reports)?” © Provided by The Gazette “There were people who hadn’t eaten, there were people who hadn’t had a drink,” coroner Géhane Kamel said Wednesday in the hearings into the Résidence Herron crisis. “How is it possible that the doctors … weren’t aware of this before the press (reports)?”

Coroner expresses disbelief that doctors didn’t intervene earlier at Herron . Géhane Kamel also took a moment Wednesday at the inquest into CHSLD deaths to publicly thank the Montreal Gazette’s Aaron Derfel for his reporting on the crisis at the Herron. Read more here .

Legault condemns Bill 96-'Gestapo' comparison

  Legault condemns Bill 96-'Gestapo' comparison Premier François Legault said he takes offence at his government’s new language legislation being compared to the Nazi regime. Speaking at a news conference Wednesday morning, Legault reacted to comments made last week by Anne-France Goldwater during public hearings being held on Bill 96 by the Quebec Community Groups Network. Goldwater’s comments, made in English during the hearing, took issue with the fact that the bill as written would encourage Quebecers to report those who violate the language laws.

graphical user interface:  CIUSSS West-Central employee Mohamed Imhidi helps Valerie Kuzmina create her vaccine passport at the vaccination clinic at Décarie Square. © Provided by The Gazette CIUSSS West-Central employee Mohamed Imhidi helps Valerie Kuzmina create her vaccine passport at the vaccination clinic at Décarie Square.

Quebec businesses see drop in customers as grace period for vaccine passport expires . At a Montreal bowling alley, an unvaccinated employee quit and two regular customers were booted out of their bowling league, the manager said. Read more here .

COVID-19 live updates: Hospitalizations continue to rise as Quebec reports 782 cases, 2 deaths

  COVID-19 live updates: Hospitalizations continue to rise as Quebec reports 782 cases, 2 deaths Updated throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates Can remaining unvaccinated health workers really all get the shot by Oct. 15 deadline? Charts: Who’s still getting COVID and ending up in hospitals in Quebec Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole evades questions about Alberta’s response to COVID-19 surge Video: Federal health officials provide COVID-19 update Hospitalizations continue to rise as Quebec reports 782 cases, 2 deaths Province’s cumulative total cases since start of the pandemic is now over 400,000 Businesses see drop in customers as grace period for Quebec vaccine passport expires Record number of mail-

a large body of water with a city in the background:  “As our famous music and politics make abundantly clear, conformity has never been in fashion here, and it’s those differences that bring us together,” notes Time Out editor JP Karwacki, a Montrealer, in his assessment of the city’s upper-crust placement. © Provided by The Gazette “As our famous music and politics make abundantly clear, conformity has never been in fashion here, and it’s those differences that bring us together,” notes Time Out editor JP Karwacki, a Montrealer, in his assessment of the city’s upper-crust placement.

Brownstein: More evidence Montreal is one of the world’s best cities . Montreal is the only Canadian metropolis to make it onto Time Out magazine’s 2021 ranking of the 37 best cities in the world. Read more here .

COVID-19 live updates: With case counts stable, Dubé urges Quebecers to remain cautious

  COVID-19 live updates: With case counts stable, Dubé urges Quebecers to remain cautious Updated throughout the day on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates With case counts stable, Dubé urges Quebecers to remain cautious Quebec reports 587 cases, 9 deaths as hospitalizations drop U.N. chief grades world on vaccine rollout: ‘F in Ethics’ Pandemic pummelled Quebec movie theatres, with 77% drop in attendance Germans shocked by killing of cashier after COVID mask row Ontario premier calls for unity after election as vaccine certificates loom Pfizer Canada cites ‘urgency’ in plans to seek authorization for kids’ COVID vaccine Herron situation was ’10, 15, 20 times worse’ than other CHSLDs, inquest hears A guide to Quebec’s COVI

a person skiing on the snow:  “I had a torn meniscus, they had to go in there and clean that up,” Canadiens goalie Carey Price said about his knee surgery that was performed on July 22. “I’ve been playing with that for a little while now.” © Provided by The Gazette “I had a torn meniscus, they had to go in there and clean that up,” Canadiens goalie Carey Price said about his knee surgery that was performed on July 22. “I’ve been playing with that for a little while now.”

Canadiens’ Carey Price still not skating after having knee surgery . “With any type of rehabilitation, you’re never quite sure how long it’s going to take,” goalie says after having torn meniscus repaired. Read more here .

COVID-19 live updates: Quebec records 683 new cases, 5 new deaths

  COVID-19 live updates: Quebec records 683 new cases, 5 new deaths Updated throughout the day on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates Quebec reports 683 new cases, 5 deaths Legault to table special legislation to ban anti-vax protests outside schools hospitals Sherbrooke police looking for man who assaulted nurse over vaccination Infection control practices at Herron lacking, expert testifies A guide to Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccine passport Sign up for our free nightly coronavirus newsletter 11:05 a.m. Quebec reports 683 new cases, 5 deaths Quebec has recorded 683 new cases of COVID-19, the provincial government announced this morning. In addition, five new deaths were reported.

a woman walking down a street:  “I had no expectations, which is a good lesson in itself in this industry — to never have expectations, to just enjoy the ride,” Brittany Kennell says of her time on The Voice. The Beaconsfield native’s debut album, I Ain’t a Saint, is to be released on Friday, Sept. 17. © Dave Sidaway “I had no expectations, which is a good lesson in itself in this industry — to never have expectations, to just enjoy the ride,” Brittany Kennell says of her time on The Voice. The Beaconsfield native’s debut album, I Ain’t a Saint, is to be released on Friday, Sept. 17.

Montreal country singer Brittany Kennell finds the bright side to breakups . “I didn’t want to hear any more sad breakup songs,” said Kennell, the first Canadian to compete on The Voice, who releases her debut album this week. “I wanted some sassy, upbeat, it’s-gonna-be-OK kind of songs.” Read more here .

COVID-19 updates, Sept. 23: Quebec will spend $1 billion to tackle nurse shortage, Legault says

  COVID-19 updates, Sept. 23: Quebec will spend $1 billion to tackle nurse shortage, Legault says Updated throughout the day on Thursday, Sept. 23. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates Legault government is putting recovery of health network on ‘shoulders of nurses,’ Québec solidaire says Canada needs to share more COVID-19 surpluses with world, says UN envoy Bob Rae In Facebook message, Legault touts Quebec’s plan to retain and attract nurses Quebec will spend $1 billion to tackle nurse shortage, Legault says Province will give nurses bonuses of $12,000 to $18,000, Legault says Palais des congrès vaccine clinic will be temporarily closed on Monday and Tuesday Anti-vaccine protesters in Quebec could face fines of up to $12,000 for blocking access t

 Carmela Cucuzzella of Concordia has helped organize a series of design challenges to reimagine aspects of public transportation. The latest competition asked students to completely reconsider what it now means to use public transit — not just in Montreal, but in any city. © Pierre Obendrauf Carmela Cucuzzella of Concordia has helped organize a series of design challenges to reimagine aspects of public transportation. The latest competition asked students to completely reconsider what it now means to use public transit — not just in Montreal, but in any city.

Hanes: Students take imaginative routes in designing post-pandemic public transit. A joint research project between Concordia and the Université de Montréal drew ideas both whimsical and practical. Might they help lure riders back aboard the train, bus and métro? Read more here .

COVID-19 live updates: Quebec reports 701 cases, 2 deaths as hospitalizations jump

  COVID-19 live updates: Quebec reports 701 cases, 2 deaths as hospitalizations jump Updated throughout the day on Friday, Sept. 24. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates If Roberge were a woman, Legault would have fired him, Liberal critic says Montreal Canadiens to get government financial support for mural promoting downtown workplaces A Montreal regional health authority is calling 2,000 former workers, encouraging them to return – Dubé Quebec reports 701 cases, 2 deaths as hospitalizations jump Live: Federal health officials provide COVID-19 update Study got calculation wrong, exaggerating risk of heart inflammation after COVID vaccine Quebec announces new mask rules for private seniors’ residences in some regions Young children ha

Related

COVID-19 live updates: Quebec reports 701 cases, 2 deaths as hospitalizations jump .
Updated throughout the day on Friday, Sept. 24. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates If Roberge were a woman, Legault would have fired him, Liberal critic says Montreal Canadiens to get government financial support for mural promoting downtown workplaces A Montreal regional health authority is calling 2,000 former workers, encouraging them to return – Dubé Quebec reports 701 cases, 2 deaths as hospitalizations jump Live: Federal health officials provide COVID-19 update Study got calculation wrong, exaggerating risk of heart inflammation after COVID vaccine Quebec announces new mask rules for private seniors’ residences in some regions Young children ha

See also