The Quebec government spent a large chunk of its press conference on December 9 telling Quebecers that it's up to the people of the province "to break the second wave."\nWith that, Premier Legault reminded us, "there's only one way to do this: reduce our contact with others."\nFor the people who don't, he said there will be consequences. \nWhen asked about the level of possibility that Quebec goes back into a full lockdown again, the Premier responded saying "that's in the hands of Quebecers."\nEditor's Choice: Health Canada Has Approved Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine\n\n\n“\n\n\nI asked the police and then the Health and Safety Commission to give more tickets.\n\n\nFrançois Legault\n\n\n\nSince Dubé stated that there's been a "relaxation" when it comes to Quebecers following COVID-19 regulations, Legault said, "in the next few days, there are going to be more fines for individuals and companies that don't respect the rules."\nThese tickets can go up to $6000. \n"We cannot allow a minority of people to put the majority at risk," Legault stressed.\nDubé echoed this notion saying, "There will no longer be warnings, there will be penalties […] police will able to give tickets."\nThe Quebec government has now said on multiple occasions that it's "not ruling out further restrictions."\nLegault added that if a "minority" of Quebecers continue to not follow public health rules, then the government will consider "the closing of non-essential businesses during the Christmas period."