Quebec Bars Will Have to Close Earlier & Reduce Capacity Due to COVID-19

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After infections that were linked to two house parties and a bar in Brossard, new rules will be in place for bars across the province as early as next weekend.

Bars will likely have to close at midnight instead of 3 AM, and they may be required to operate at a reduced capacity — about 50%.

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There may also be other regulations, like a mandatory registry that would have to be signed by anyone entering a bar. These measures could simplify tracing any outbreaks.

Expect more police presence around bars too, to ensure everyone is following the rules.

These new regulations would put an even greater strain on bars, with financial consequences…read more