Coronavirus: What you Need to Know
October 27, 2020
The region is currently at the red alert level. Please refer to the Government of Québec's website for details.
Until November 23 inclusively, the measures will include the closure or cessation of the following activities:
- Restaurant dining rooms (delivery and take-out are maintained)
- Performance halls, cinemas, theatres, libraries and museums
- Amusement parks and waterparks
- Saunas and spas, with the exception of personal care
- Aquarium and botanical gardens
- Bars and casinos
- Youth hostels
- Fitness centers and any organized sport or leisure activity
- Outdoor gatherings
- Activities organized in a public place
- Indoor and outdoor private gatherings. Only gatherings of people living at the same address are allowed.
The government recommends avoiding non-essential interregional travel.
It is mandatory to wear a mask or a face cover in closed and partially covered public places as well as in public transports for people 10 years and older.
Hotel establishments are open, but only occupants of the same private residence are allowed in an accommodation unit. Dining rooms of hotel restaurants are closed, but deliveries to rooms and take out are permitted.
Please note that the number of customers allowed in attractions that are still openend is often limited. It is strongly recommended to confirm the opening days and schedule and to book ahead with the different businesses.
To ensure that you visit the region safely, the government invites vacationers to follow the following instructions.
Canada's borders are still closed to foreign visitors. Although we can't wait to see you again, we invite you to respect the measures in place and to be extremely careful.
Visitors from Other Canadian Provinces
There are no isolation measures for people arriving from other Canadian provinces. Despite the reopening of most of the regions, every person is requested, as much as possible, to limit travel from one region to another or from one city to another.
Visitors from USA
There are border restrictions for nonessential travel to Canada at the Canada-U.S. borders. Travelers are prohibited from entering Canada from the United States for an optional or discretionary purpose, such as tourism, recreation or entertainment.
As this situation continues to change rapidly, please visit the official websites to have the most up to date information:
- If you are in the province of Québec: Government of Québec’s website
- If you are outside the province of Québec: Government of Canada's website