Quebec Announces Aid for Businesses Affected by New Public-Health Measures

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Quebec Announces Aid for Businesses Affected by New Public-Health Measures

In Quebec City, Quebec Premier François Legault provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. He is joined by Pierre Fitzgibbon, Quebec’s minister of economy and innovation, and Dr. Horacio Arruda, the province’s director of public health. They announce measures to help bars, restaurants, theatres, and dining rooms in red zones that must close as ordered by the government. The province will reimburse 80% of certain expenses, such as rent. (October 1, 2020) (no interpretation)