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Quebec: Province of Canada
Quebec is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. It also shares maritime borders with Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division; only the territory of Nunavut is larger. It is historically and politically considered to be part of Central Canada.

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Factbox: Canadian provinces and their plans to reopen schools amid COVID-19

Quebec, the Canadian province hardest-hit by the coronavirus outbreak, on Tuesday set out guidelines for elementary and high school students across the province to return to classrooms in the fall.
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In Canada's COVID-19 capital, younger students return to class in 'bubbles'

Quebec's elementary and younger high school students will be divided into smaller subgroups, or "bubbles," and no longer switch classes when they return to school this fall, the Canadian province hit..
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With 'lone wolf' event and wide space, Canada's COVID-19 capital looks to tempt tourists

Quebec, the Canadian province hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak, is touting its vast spaces, "lone wolf" running event, and "end of the road" trails to travellers as a center for social..
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In Canada's Quebec province, deconfinement takes baby steps with schools re-opening

The Canadian province of Quebec, where a majority of cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have been tallied countrywide, re-opened some of its schools on Monday, as some parents..
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Canadian province of Quebec begins gradual reopening, except for city of Montreal

The province of Quebec, worst hit in Canada by the coronavirus, began gradually reopening its economy on Monday but pushed back plans for a restart in the city of Montreal, citing health concerns.
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Canadian province of Quebec, except Montreal, starts gradual reopening

The major Canadian province of Quebec, worst hit by the coronavirus, gradually began reopening its economy on Monday but pushed back plans for a restart in the city of Montreal, citing health concerns.
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Canadian province of Quebec starts gradually reopening, Trudeau maintains caution

The major Canadian province of Quebec, among the worst hit by the coronavirus, started gradually restarting its economy on Monday while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau maintained his cautious stance.
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Canada province hit worst by coronavirus aims to slowly restart economy in May

Quebec, the Canadian province hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak, on Tuesday said it would slowly reopen its economy in May while keeping some social restrictions to avoid possible flare-ups.
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Canada province hit worst by coronavirus preps restart plans, Trudeau cautious

Quebec, the Canadian province hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak, is set on Tuesday to announce plans for restarting its economy, paving the way for companies like Bombardier Inc to gradually..
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Canada's Quebec to ramp up inspections of homes for elderly after 31 die in Montreal facility

The Quebec government on Monday said it was putting the safety and general conditions of the province's 2,600 long-term care and nursing home facilities under the microscope following the deaths of 31..
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Canada coronavirus deaths jump by 35%, Quebec says equipment running low

Canada's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped by 35% to 89 in less than a day, officials said on Tuesday, and the major province of Quebec said it was running low on key medical equipment.
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Five French tourists missing after deadly Quebec snowmobile accident

A tour guide died and five French tourists were missing after a group of snowmobilers plunged through the ice into the water near Québec's Lac-Saint-Jean Tuesday night, police said.
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Quebec court refuses to suspend law banning religious symbols

The Quebec Court of Appeal refused on Thursday to suspend a law banning the wearing of religious symbols by public employees in the Canadian province, although more legal battles await.
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Canada's Bloc Quebecois leader says proximity to Scottish, Catalan people 'good news'

The leader of Canada's Bloc Quebecois, a separatist party in the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec which was revitalized in Monday's election, said on Tuesday that being aligned with..
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Resurgent Quebec separatist party rattles Canada election, helps strip Trudeau of majority

A Quebec separatist party that softened its demands for independence reaped the reward on Monday, mounting a remarkable comeback in Canada's election that helped deprive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau..
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Canada's frontrunners slam Quebec sovereignty comment on final day of election campaign

The two frontrunners in Canada's election campaign attacked the leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Yves-Francois Blanchet, on Sunday, the final day before the vote, for again raising the prospect of a..
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Canada's Trudeau says he could one day challenge Quebec ban on religious symbols

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said for the first time he might challenge a decision by the province of Quebec to ban public employees from wearing religious symbols, a stance that..
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Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols

Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public..
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Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban

A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from wearing religious symbols to work.
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