COVID-19: police response and large fines in Ontario

The police can now intervene in Ontario by distributing heavy fines to enforce certain measures decreed in the wake of the recent declaration of health emergency in this province, in order to counter the spread of COVID-19. “Although voluntary compliance is always preferred, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, there are consequences for […]

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20 MARCH – The latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic

Events are jostling in Quebec and internationally due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here you will find all the news related to this crisis that is hitting governments, the economy and the population.                            LAST BALANCE SHEET | 9:55 p.m. PLANETARY  Confirmed cases: 272,351                                          Dead: 11,310                                          Recovered: 87,965                                                  CANADA  1087 cases in Canada                                                                                139 in Quebec         12 dead […]

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COVID-19: the Pentagon’s secret plans and Canada

For the first time in modern US history, the Pentagon has just received secret orders to prepare to assume “government continuity” if the coronavirus crisis creates situations that prevent civilian authorities from exercising their responsibilities and ensuring internal security. According to Newsweek , the Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, signed on 1 st February of secret directives ordering the US […]

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500,000 workers cry for help

The number of EI claimants has broken all records in the past week It is unheard of in Canadian history. Half a million workers have applied for EI in the past week, almost 20 times more than usual. This figure reveals the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and shows how overwhelmed the federal government is with […]

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Coronavirus: paramedics ready to respond

The paramedics at Urgences-santé are ready to intervene if they have to take care of a patient carrying the new coronavirus. Each ambulance has a special kit which the paramedics already use to deal with all kinds of viruses.  “[It’s] for all contagious diseases, actually. We will wear the same equipment. Whether gastrointestinal, flu or other illnesses, […]

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