Mark your calendars: Here’s the full quarantine schedule for Quebec


Prime Minister François Legault on Tuesday presented a decontrol plan that would allow Quebecers to return to a more normal life. The only measure that will be permanent and will not be lifted even on March 14: wearing a mask and a vaccination passport. Here’s a guide to keeping scheduled rest dates.

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February 12

◆ Public Health in private homes is removing the capacity limit for meetings. However, it is recommended to limit it to 10 people or three residents. These rules also apply to tourist accommodation units.

◆ A maximum of 10 people or a group from three different addresses can be taken to a table in restaurants.

◆ In living environments for the elderly: private residences for the elderly (RPA): 2 persons (caregiver or visitor) at a time, with a maximum of 4 persons per day; residential and long-term care centers (CHSLDs) and intermediate resources that cater for the elderly : 1 person (caregiver or visitor) at a time, with a maximum of 2 people per day.

14th February

◆ The resumption of sports events for all;

◆ Opening of gyms and spas at 50% capacity.

◆ Health end protocols for extreme sports competitions;

◆5,000 people capacity for outdoor shows with vaccine passports.

February 21

◆ Retaining the vaccination passport where it is currently required and removing the capacity limit in the shops;

◆ Reopening of recreation centers (markets, water parks, amusement centers and parks, entertainment centers and other themed sites) with vaccination passports at 50% of their admission capacity;

◆ The resumption of congresses, meetings and meetings with an admission capacity of 50% or a maximum of 500 people with a vaccination passport;

◆ Social activities in a rented room allowed for a maximum of 50 people with a vaccination passport;

◆ Increasing the capacity of places of worship by up to 50% or up to a maximum of 500 people with vaccination passports;

◆ When exposing the corpse or ashes of a deceased person and expressing condolences to their loved ones, a maximum of 50 people at a time will be possible.

February 28

◆ End of compulsory teleworking with the recommendation to opt for a hybrid mode;

◆ Restarting competitions and tournaments for everyone with a vaccination passport;

◆ Removal of the participant limit during sports and leisure activities;

◆ 100% capacity in show halls, cinemas and gymnasiums, excluding halls for 10,000 people or more.

◆ Reopening of bars and casinos, keeping 50% of reception capacity. These places will close at 01:00, one hour after the end of the alcohol service. People should sit there.

◆ Restaurants close at 1 am and food and beverage service ends at midnight;

◆ Reopening of indoor areas where billiards, darts and other games of the same nature are practiced; 50% capacity and mandatory vaccination passport;

◆ End-of-capacity limits with vaccination passports in places of worship.

March 14

◆ 100% capacity in public places;

◆ There is no capacity limit per table in restaurants, bars and taverns;

◆ Dance and karaoke activities are allowed;

Social activities in a rented room:

  • there are no restrictions on the number of participants with a vaccination passport;
  • a maximum of 20 persons without a vaccination passport;

◆ Places of worship, funerals (ceremonies, condolences) and weddings: 100% capacity and possible without vaccination passport, maximum 50 people at a time;

◆ 100% capacity in performance halls and gyms with 10,000 people or more.