EDMONTON — The present legislative session in one in all Canada’s most energetic COVID-19 sizzling spots is being quickly suspended, whereas the province previously hit hardest by the pandemic ready to ease some restrictions.
An Alberta authorities information launch says the legislature suspension in that province goals to stop the additional unfold of COVID-19, which has led to record-high case counts in current days.
The information got here as well being officers condemned an anti-lockdown rodeo held within the rural neighborhood of Bowden, Alta., in defiance of public well being orders.
Alberta Well being Providers says in a press release that it’s exploring authorized choices after the No Extra Lockdowns Rodeo went forward on Saturday regardless of warnings that it was unlawful, and on a day that noticed Alberta report 2,433 new circumstances.
In Quebec, a former hotbed of infections, authorities ready to ease some public well being measures within the Montreal and Quebec Metropolis areas.
The province introduced final week that it could permit elementary college college students in Quebec Metropolis to return to class on Monday whereas additionally pushing again the nighttime curfew in Montreal and neighbouring Laval to 9:30 p.m. following about two weeks of steady case counts.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Might 2, 2021.
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