Quebec four week lockdown and mandatory curfew

Quebec four week lockdown and mandatory curfew

The Quebec government has just announced a one month lockdown for most businesses and a mandatory curfew from 8 pm to 5 am starting January 9th.

“Unfortunately we have lost this race in the last few weeks. But we can win it,” said Quebec Premier François Legault. “The upcoming month is going to be a critical one. We are in a race against time.”

The new Quebec lockdown rules and curfew are:

  • A Quebec wide curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Fines when curfew is broken is between $1,500 to $6,000
  • Non-essential businesses will stay closed however, curbside pickup is allowed
  • Restaurants, gyms, theatres will stay closed
  • All non-essential businesses will stay closed
  • Elementary schools will open as planned on January 11, 2021 – Students in grade 5 and 6 will be required to wear face masks
  • High schools will stay closed until January 18th, 2021
  • Daycares stay open
  • Grocery stores and depanneurs will close at 7:30 p.m.
  • Construction and manufacturing will not be closed

The Quebec government expects to vaccinate 250,000 people by early February when the Premier plans to lift some of the restrictions he has made mandatory today. The province also plans on vaccinating people over 80 years of age by middle of February.

Other articles from

stronger protection from airborne transmission of COVID-19

Experts ask for stronger protection from airborne transmission of COVID-19

New COVID-19 travel testing

New COVID-19 travel testing as of Jan 7

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receive

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine received in Quebec

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

Control on Online Casinos

Legislation – The control on online casinos

Gambling laws and control on online casinos is a very complex subject that is different in every country. You may find some countries that embrace the gambling world, whereas others do anything to completely ban it. Moreover, you can come across different jurisdictions that take on different approaches to online casinos. The US is one

snow storm alert

UPDATE – Snow storm alert – up to 25 cm expected

Snow storm alert – The first significant snowfall in Montreal this season is expected tomorrow Saturday, January 16, 2021. Total snowfall amounts will reach 15 to 25 centimetres by Sunday morning January 17, 2021. Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. High concentrations of fine

La Poutine Week 2021

La Poutine Week 2021 delivery edition

La Poutine week 2021 is From February 1st until February 7th and delivered by SkiptheDishes to help empower the Canadian restaurant industry, restaurateurs, servers, and foodies – all in celebration of poutine. This year, La Poutine Week is serving YOU – allowing poutine lovers to discover new venues and savour unique poutines, while providing the

COVID-19 testing and screening

COVID-19 testing and screening in Canada

Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has used the latest science and evidence to inform our response. By collaborating with scientists and experts, we are ensuring the provinces and territories have the tools they need to make informed testing and screening decisions. As part of that effort, today, the COVID-19

snow storm alert

How to hire a snow removal company

Wintertime calls for people to start thinking about their home’s outdoor needs: how to remove the snow, how to clean the gutters, how to hire the best Canadian snow removal company near me? In an effort to keep your home safe and warm you may have to call in a professional to come out and

Choosing beautiful kitchen cabinets

Choosing beautiful kitchen cabinets

Many are convinced that kitchen cabinets should be, first of all, ergonomic and functional, and only after that, they should be original and attractive. Do you join this opinion? How do you feel about the fact that a kitchen can be attractive, practical, and functional at the same time? Do you doubt it? Then take

Mtltimes Subscription

The latest on what’s moving Montreal and the world – delivered straight to your inbox