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Quebec’s 8 pm COVID curfew madness continues

On Jan. 8, 2021, the Canadian province of Quebec initiated a COVID curfew preventing people from leaving their homes after 8 pm unless of course, they are walking their dog. Apparently, dogs protect people from catching COVID after 8 pm. But the silliness doesn’t stop there. In December, the Calhoun family who live in Montreal, Quebec received permission from the New Brunswick government to travel to that province to provide care for their ailing father, 77, who was living alone and in and out of hospital. They were intending to return to Quebec on Jan 2, 2021, but it was delayed when their vehicle had problems and required parts to be ordered in from outside of Canada. The family, who was travelling with three small kids, decided to rent a car and return home on Jan. 8, 2021, the day the Quebec government initiated its 8 pm curfew. They were intending to be back before the 8 pm curfew hit, but travelling with three small kids derailed those good intentions. Global News explains what happened …