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Quebec lifts capacity limits on venues with assigned seating, including for NHL games

Quebec health authorities are lifting capacity restrictions on venues with assigned seating starting Oct. 8 but say it's too soon to permit larger indoor private gatherings.

New study says Quebec made right decision to extend intervals between vaccine doses

The new study by the Institut national de santé publique du Québec says the "efficacy against infections increases when the interval between doses is greater than that recommended by the manufacturers.''

Quebec health minister asks for patience after problems with rapid testing in schools

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé is asking for more time to roll out rapid COVID-19 testing in the province's elementary schools amid criticism from opposition parties and school administrators.

Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations won't overwhelm Quebec's hospitals in short term: report

Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 are expected to rise across Quebec but shouldn't exceed dedicated capacity over the next two to three weeks, a government health research institute said Thursday.

Cybersecurity experts say Quebec's vaccine passport is safe, and a model for the country

By following an international standard, experts say the app does not need to send data to an external server.

Nursing grads say pandemic experience pushing them out of Quebec hospitals

New nurses in Quebec say they were overworked and poorly treated in the public health-care system during the pandemic. They say many are leaving to take jobs in the private sector instead, where they can access better wages and more flexibility.

Montreal police defend tear-gassing Habs fans without warning after Game 4

Montreal police are defending their decision to launch tear gas on thousands of hockey fans outside the Bell Centre minutes after the Habs' 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.

Fans say seeing Habs at home in Stanley Cup final a once in a lifetime experience

For some of the 3,500 fans at the Bell Centre, seeing the first Habs home game in a Stanley Cup final series since 1993 — as they faced off against Tampa Bay in Game 3 of the series — was a dream of a lifetime.

Return of Montreal's nightlife linked to city's economic recovery, promoters say

People like to think nightlife is part of what defines Montreal, but there are questions about how it will bounce back from the pandemic.

Quebec to increase arena capacity before 1st home game in Habs semifinal playoff series

Quebec will increase the number of people allowed to attend sporting events and festivals to 3,500 on Thursday, one day before the Montreal Canadiens next home game.