Under state of emergency, Montreal opens 2 outdoor day centres for city's homeless
The centres, at Cabot Square and Place Émilie-Gamelin, are being run in co-operation with the department of public health and local organizations that work with the city's homeless — organizations that sounded the alarm earlier in the week about difficult conditions.
Quebec allocates $2.5M in emergency funds for women's shelters amid COVID-19 crisis
The Quebec government is providing $2.5 million in emergency funding to women's shelters and women's assistance organizations to help them deal with the complexities imposed by the coronavirus crisis.
Quarantine diaries: An ICU doctor ponders how to keep 'the human agenda'
It is precisely in this moment that our humanity must rise up. We must care for the ill as people, not only as “COVID-positives,” says Dr. David Hornstein.
Coronavirus live updates, March 28: Why Montreal has so many COVID-19 cases
There were 4,757 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada
#ICYMI: Travel restricted, help for homeless, other news
March 28: In case you missed them, here are today’s top stories on montrealgazette.com.
Quebec orders most types of tourist accommodations closed until further notice
Bed and breakfasts, inns, rental cottages and hostels are to shut down as soon as possible on Saturday in the wake of the spread of COVID-19.
Jeff Petry opens tab at two restaurants to feed hospital workers during COVID-19 pandemic
With the NHL season postponed indefinitely, Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry is turning his attention to helping frontline workers.
'We are all in this together:' Sophie Gregoire Trudeau thanks Canadians after COVID-19 recovery
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau took to Instagram on Saturday to thank Canadians for their support and called on the country to “be allies” to each other.
Outdoor homeless shelters leave advocates doubting city's COVID-19 strategy
Montreal's day shelters for the homeless are trying a new strategy as they struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID19 - Montréal announces the closure of dog parks
[Ville de Montréal] Montréal, le 28 mars 2020 -In the context of the COVID-19 situation, Montréal announces the closure of its dog parks in all boroughs, effective immediately and for an undetermined duration. Community gardens will remain closed until the situation is back to normal
These new closures are added to [...]
COVID-19 - The urban agglomeration of Montréal declares the state of emergency
[Cabinet de la mairesse et du comité exécutif] Montréal, le 27 mars 2020 - The urban agglomeration of Montréal has declared the state of emergency today, at 4 p.m., and for a period of 48 hours, as requested by the national director of public health of Québec. The state of emergency will enable the urban agglomeration to mobilize the necessary [...]
COVID 19 - The Borough of LaSalle Closes Parc des Rapides Until Further Notice
[LaSalle] LaSalle, March 27, 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Borough is immediately closing the east and west piers of Parc des Rapides. The park's narrow pathways do not make it possible for visitors to comply with the recommended distance standards.
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