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On Tuesday, Premier Legault clarified that residents of Quebec's red and orange zones must wear masks for outdoor activities if they're joined by even one person who does not live at the same address — and that includes members of a couple.

In a tweet, the Ministry of Health and Social Services stated that while "this may seem contradictory for people in couples who do not live together [...] a police officer cannot know who is in a bubble with whom if the residence addresses are not the same."

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In a press conference Tuesday, Premier François Legault announced that masks will become mandatory for outdoor activities in Quebec with at least two people who do not live together.

The new Quebec mask rule is just the latest in a string of additional measures amid the province's third wave of COVID-19.

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Among the many wonderful things that make being a Montrealer a fun and authentically Canadian experience is — you guessed it — hockey.

From its speed and tradition to, of course, its fandom, hockey is (in the opinion of most who live in the Great White North, anyway) one of the greatest sports. Montreal Canadiens fans will know this to be especially true.

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The pandemic has taken some of the charm away from city life, as COVID-19 has closed the bistros, cultural events and nightlife that make Montreal unique.

At the same time, remote work has become the new normal even as rent and home prices are going through a messy divorce with reality. This is provoking some young people to consider moving to smaller, quieter, more affordable places. Now, New Brunswick wants in on the action.

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Things are about to change again. While Greater Montreal is staying on red alert, five more Quebec regions will enter the orange zone on Monday — and, yes, that means a big proportion of Quebecers get to return to gyms, theatres and restaurants in a limited capacity. But what are the rules on travelling within the province? 

Although interregional travel continues to be heavily discouraged, you might find yourself in an orange zone in the coming weeks for essential reasons. But if you live in a red zone and go to an orange zone, you have to follow a different set of rules. Here's what you should keep in mind.

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According to information obtained by Narcity, the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) plans to allow people who live alone in Quebec to join one other stable household bubble for March break.

Those people will be able to bring their children if necessary.

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On Thursday morning, Premier François Legault called outParti Québécois leader Paul Saint-Pierre Plamondon for mentioning his sons during remarks at the National Assembly.

"What shocks me and what I want to say to Mr. Saint-Pierre Plamondon," the premier said, "is that politics is pretty hard. [...] we should leave children out of it."

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As of February 8, Quebec will be relaxing some of its COVID-19 public health restrictions. This means the province's rules are about to change... again.  

Living in a constant state of flux, it can be hard to keep track of what you're allowed to do and what might result in a $1,500 fine. But don't worry. We got you! We answered all the questions you sent to our DMs so you can prepare for the weeks ahead. 

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As a reality TV junkie, I was amazed to discover that PR maven Lori Krebs of LoriK Public Relations was not only born and raised in Montreal but she still calls our city home.

Krebs began her PR career over 16 years ago, after graduating university in Montreal then making her way to Los Angeles.

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As we approach the one-year anniversary of health restrictions in Canada and many people continue to limit their physical contact with others, it's worth revisiting the federal and provincial governments' rules and advice for sex during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governments began issuing COVID-19 sexual health recommendations in the spring but have continued to update them.

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Most of us know the basics of Quebec's next stage of lockdown: It's set to be in effect from January 9 to February 8 and includes a province-wide curfew every day from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

However, the details and specifics can be confusing.

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