Quebec’s public health director, Dr. Horacio Arruda, and Montreal health authorities say Montrealers need to keep washing hands, maintaining their distance.
English-language school boards will be allowed to continue operating while they challenge the constitutionality of the Quebec government's law to turn school boards into service centres.
A union spokesperson says the conflict is largely over work-life balance, with union members having to work late nights, early mornings and holidays.
More details about Quebec's back-to-school plan are coming today, and front-door boarding is in place on all public transit in the Montreal area. Here is what you need to know.