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Quebec warns of possible equipment shortage as COVID-19 cases soar above 4,000

Quebec warns of possible equipment shortage as COVID-19 cases soar above 4,000

MONTREAL — Quebec reported more than 700 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as Premier Francois Legault warned that the province could face a shortage of medical equipment in the coming days.
Ont. town names 'chief positivity officer' to raise community spirits

Ont. town names 'chief positivity officer' to raise community spirits

NEWMARKET, Ont. — The Town of Newmarket is preaching positivity as part of a campaign to raise community spirit in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hamilton cops charge man with selling cocaine, operating non-essential business

Hamilton police have laid trafficking charges against an alleged drug dealer — and slapped on a fine for operating a non-essential business. Const. Jerome Stewart says drug unit officers began following an aggressive driver on Friday.
Ontario reports 351 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

Ontario reports 351 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

TORONTO — Ontario reported 351 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths Monday, as Premier Doug Ford warned the province could soon face a shortage of critical medical supplies.

COVID-19: Premier orders most Quebec stores closed Sundays to give workers a break

MONTREAL — In an attempt to give frontline retail workers a break during the COVID-19 pandemic, Quebec Premier Francois Legault on Monday ordered most of the stores still allowed to operate to close on Sundays during the month of April.
Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal quarantined after COVID-19 outbreak

Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal quarantined after COVID-19 outbreak

MONTREAL — An Orthodox Jewish community north of Montreal is under lockdown after some of its members tested positive for COVID-19. Public health authorities on Sunday ordered the 4,000-person Tosh community of Boisbriand, Que.

Ontario reports 211 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths

TORONTO — Ontario reported its largest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Sunday as various groups looked at ways to slow the spread of the virus while preparing for lasting effects.

Quebec says number of new COVID-19 cases appears to be stabilizing

Quebec's premier and public health director struck a cautiously optimistic tone on Sunday, saying aggressive physical distancing measures appear to be working to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Early-morning 3.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in southwestern Quebec

MONTREAL — A number of people in southwestern Quebec were shaken out of their sleep early Sunday morning by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake. Earthquakes Canada says the quake occurred at 3:21 a.m.
Ontario reports 151 new cases of COVID-19 as premier limits gatherings

Ontario reports 151 new cases of COVID-19 as premier limits gatherings

TORONTO — Ontario has introduced steep fines for price gouging and reduced the maximum size of gatherings as it works to curb the economic impact of COVID-19 while stemming its spread.