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News Government General
September 20, 2020  

Billions more for health care likely to top premiers’ throne speech wish list

This year’s transfer is almost $42 billion under an arrangement that sees it increase by at least 3% each year.

News Government General
September 15, 2020  

O’Toole won’t touch Quebec secularism law, supports Bill 101 expansion

Quebec’s secularism law bans certain public sector workers from wearing religious symbols on the job

News Government Manufacturing General
September 11, 2020  

Quebecers who don’t follow COVID-19 mask guidelines to face fines

Dollar amount of the fines has not been decided, province-wide sanctions to begin Sept. 12.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 9, 2020  

Legault, Ford call on Ottawa to increase health transfers to provinces

No dollar amount set for the support they’re seeking but they believe a significant increase in the Canada Health Transfer is needed.

News Government General
September 3, 2020  

Quebec karaoke bar linked to growing COVID-19 outbreak, cases at three schools

Investigation indicates some of the patrons of Le Kirouac bar went to other bars while contagious, spreading the virus.

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

New 250 person public gathering limit fairly low risk: Quebec health official

The measure that came into effect Aug. 3 applies only to public venues such as theatres, concert halls, houses of worship and indoor amateur sporting events

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Movement seeking status for asylum seekers in essential jobs say August will be pivotal

Trudeau said the federal government was working to recognize asylum seekers who were deployed to COVID-19 front lines

News Government Transportation General
July 29, 2020  

Quebec shipyard late on delivering icebreakers after pushing feds on purchase

Ottawa agreed to purchase the three used civilian icebreakers at a total cost of at least $827 million from Chantier Davie in August 2018

News Government General
July 20, 2020  

Some resistance in Quebec to mandatory masks for indoor public places

Videos have circulated online of people being ejected from stores after refusing to wear a mask.

News Government General
July 16, 2020  

Quebec’s private sector offices can reopen at 25% capacity July 18

Province recommends work from home but businesses can bring back up to a quarter of their employees to the office.

News Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

Human clinical trials begin for Quebec-made COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Medicago’s first phase of clinical trials will test a plant-based product on 180 healthy men and women, aged 18 to 55.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

Quebec makes masks mandatory in public indoor spaces

Businesses are expected to enforce the new rules and subject to fines.

News Government General
June 24, 2020  

Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism

Most of the funding for Atlantic Canada is coming from money already in the federal budget

News Construction General
June 23, 2020  

Génius Conseil to pay $300K in Québec bid-rigging settlement

Competition Bureau continues its investigations of infrastructure contracts in Québec.

News Food & Beverage General
June 12, 2020  

Quebec’s COVID-19 outbreak among migrant farm workers ‘under control’

Eighteen of 49 temporary foreign workers at a Vegpro farm facility tested positive for COVID-19.