As the Coronavirus COVID-19 affects our community, we're keeping a close eye on developments to better inform and equip the community. On this page, we have gathered all the information and resources that can help you.
To be quickly informed of updates and messages from the Canadian government, visit their website directly.
For a return to studios and venues:
CNESST: Guide to Health Standards for the Performing Arts, Entertainment and Cinemas
New relaxed measures: Small, stable teams of less than 10 people can rehearse at a distance of one meter without mask or eye protection. Strict regulations must be followed, including record keeping. In addition, physical contact and close physical proximity are now allowed between artists practicing all circus disciplines except tight wire, with no time limit, so long as all parties wear surgical masks.
Canada-United States Border: Closed until October 21, 2020 minimum
International Boarder: Closed until October 31, 2020 minimum
INFORMATION AND MESURES BY PROVINCES
Greater Montreal, Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches regions are red zones from October 1 to 28, 2020. See the measures in place.
• Ministère de la Culture et des communications (FAQ) (in French)
Contact Health Links-Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free) if you're experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
Establishing a toll-free support line for Island businesses: 1-866-822-1751. The toll-free support line will operate from 8:00am – 8:00pm daily, beginning March 17, 2020.
($25 million Emergency Contingency Fund)
(In French only at the moment)
GOUVERNEMENT DU QUÉBEC | Information sur la COVID-19