Coronavirus updates, Sept. 3: As cases rise, Quebec ‘approaching possibly critical threshold’ (Details)

MONTREAL, QUE.: SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 -- A mask-wearing cyclist rides by a mural in the Mile End district of Montreal Wednesday September 2, 2020. (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE) ORG XMIT: 51318 - 8881

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That compares to $65.3 million in the same quarter last year, the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) said in a press release.

That’s a 69-per-cent increase.

The SQDC had 42 stores in the March-to-June quarter this year, up from just 16 a year ago.

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Students from two Montreal elementary schools are in self-isolation: report

Two small groups of Montreal elementary school students have been told to remain at home in self-isolation after they were in contact with people who have tested positive, TVA is reporting.

The incidents involve students at École Jacques-Rousseau in Anjou and École Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in the N.D.G., the network says

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In parts of Montreal, negative test results are now being sent via text

In an apparent first in Quebec, the health authority that covers west-central Montreal – including Côte-des-Neiges, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Parc-Extension neighbourhoods – says it is now alerting people of negative test results by text.


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