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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.
COVID-19: Quebec to add checkpoints, forbid non-essential travel to eight regions

COVID-19: Quebec to add checkpoints, forbid non-essential travel to eight regions

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is moving to protect some of the province's more remote regions from the spread of COVID-19 by setting up checkpoints to block non-essential travel.

Quebec lawyer recovering after being shot in leg at home: law firm

MONTREAL — A Montreal law firm says one of its lawyers was shot in an attack at his home Thursday evening. Nicholas Daudelin was at home in Mont-St-Hilaire, Que., when people unknown to him showed up at his door.
Ontario reports three new COVID-19 deaths, including nursing home residents

Ontario reports three new COVID-19 deaths, including nursing home residents

TORONTO — Ontario reported 135 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Friday, including two at a nursing home that local officials say is the site of the province's largest outbreak.
Avoid travel to COVID-19 hot spots Montreal and Eastern Townships: Quebec Premier

Avoid travel to COVID-19 hot spots Montreal and Eastern Townships: Quebec Premier

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault on Friday warned against travelling to Montreal or the Eastern Townships — the two hardest-hit regions in the province for COVID-19 — and urged people who lived in those two hot spots to stay there.

Ontario NDP calls for financial support for renters and making evictions illegal

NDP leader Andrea Horwath is calling on the Ontario government to help tenants who can't pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic.