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Hundreds defy Montreal's 8 p.m. curfew, breaking windows in city's tourist area

Hundreds defy Montreal's 8 p.m. curfew, breaking windows in city's tourist area

MONTREAL — Hundreds of people gathered in Old Montréal tonight in defiance of a new 8 p.m. curfew. The curfew had been at 9:30 p.m. but Quebec's premier advanced it as a preventive measure because COVID-19 cases had risen sharply over the past week.

Fire in Sudbury, Ont., kills two, sends two more to hospital

SUDBURY, Ont. — Police say there will be an investigation after a fire in Sudbury, Ont., killed two people and sent two more to hospital.
One dead, seven injured as five-alarm fire sweeps through Montreal apartment building

One dead, seven injured as five-alarm fire sweeps through Montreal apartment building

MONTREAL — One person was found dead and seven were taken to hospital after a five-alarm fire swept through a low-income seniors housing complex in Montreal Sunday morning.
Parents look for spring break activities during Ontario's third stay-at-home order

Parents look for spring break activities during Ontario's third stay-at-home order

TORONTO — Panos Kelamis had to get creative for his son's sixth birthday this year since, once again, he won't be able to have a party due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ontario expands pharmacy vaccination program as province logs single-day case high

TORONTO — More than 700 Ontario pharmacies are joining the COVID-19 vaccine rollout as the province races to slow to spread of the virus.
COVID-19: Quebec government brings back 8 p.m. curfew in Montreal, Laval

COVID-19: Quebec government brings back 8 p.m. curfew in Montreal, Laval

MONTREAL — Quebec is rolling back the nightly curfew in Montreal and neighbouring Laval to 8 p.m. beginning today.
COVID-19 vaccinations by postal code begin as Ontario targets hot spot neighbourhoods

COVID-19 vaccinations by postal code begin as Ontario targets hot spot neighbourhoods

TORONTO — Efforts to expand Ontario's vaccine rollout to adults of all ages in certain long-standing hot spots drew massive lineups at one pop-up clinic on Saturday as those otherwise excluded from the province's immunization drive rushed to get thei
Quebec reports 1,754 COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths, new daily vaccination record

Quebec reports 1,754 COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths, new daily vaccination record

MONTREAL — Quebec recorded another day of rising COVID-19 cases Saturday while setting a new high for daily vaccinations. Health authorities reported 1,754 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Regulator suspends Ontario restaurant's liquor licence after anti-mask event

Ontario's alcohol and gaming regulator says it has suspended the liquor licence of a Kemptville, Ont., restaurant after an anti-mask event was held on the premises during the province's third COVID-19 lockdown.
Ontario issues emergency orders to bolster hospital capacity as cases soar

Ontario issues emergency orders to bolster hospital capacity as cases soar

TORONTO — Ontario will allow hospitals to transfer patients without their consent and redeploy home-care workers to the facilities as the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units hits new highs.