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  • Writer's pictureRhonda Massad

What cities are included.What's allowed. What's not

There seems to be some debate as to those living off the island of Montreal as to whether they are included in the curfew starting Sunday, April 11 at 8 pm. Here is map of the regions included in the red zone. We have also included the list of rules as of today.

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According to the Province of Quebec's Website:

Quebecers must not leave their homes except in cases that justify the travel. Please note that starting on April 11, the curfew will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the regions of of Montréal (island of Montréal) and Laval (Ville de Laval).

Allowed exceptions: A person whose presence is required at the person's place of work or who is transporting goods needed for the ongoing activities of the person's enterprise; A person who is going to a pharmacy to obtain medication or pharmaceutical, hygienic or sanitary products; A person who must go to or return from a hospital, a clinic, or a dentist's or optometrist's office;

A person who has to go to or return from a vaccination clinic; A person who must visit a sick or injured parent; A student who must participate in a face-to-face evening class or go to a laboratory in a recognized school; A parent who must accompany his or her children to the home of the other parent who has custody of them; A person who, for final travel to the person's destination, must take an inter-regional or inter-provincial bus, a train, a plane or a boat providing ferry service on the Matane–Baie-Comeau–Godbout, d'Harrington Harbour–Chevery, rivière Saint‑Augustin or île d'Entrée–Cap-aux-Meules route, or a maritime service to Île‑de‑la‑Madeleine, île d'Anticosti or the Lower North Shore operated by the Société des traversiers du Québec;

A person who must go out so that his dog can do its business, within a radius of no more than one kilometre from the person's place of residence or temporary residence; A person who must travel to comply with a court judgment, to respond to a summons to appear before a court, or to exercise custody or access rights as a parent;

A person who must accompany another person unable to drive to a medical appointment or another essential service; A parent who must accompany a sick child to the hospital; A person travelling to give blood under the supervision of Héma-Québec; A parent who must accompany an adolescent to his work;

Homeless people. Police officers continue to ensure compliance with health measures and can intervene when individuals are outside their homes during curfew hours.

Offenders are liable to fines ranging from $1 000 to $6 000 if they are unable to adequately justify why they are outside the home. Young people 14 years of age and over are subject to a $500 fine. To enable individuals who are travelling during the curfew because of their work to readily demonstrate that such travel is legitimate, employers are asked to complete the Employer Attestation Concerning Travel During the Curfew Decreed by the Gouvernement du Québec.

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