Hanes: After over a time of living through a pandemic, a tremor barely shakes us

Week in Review: Quake? Ho-hum, hello summer, dining clarity, beach bash, Terry's farewell
Week in Review: Quake? Ho-hum, hello summer, dining clarity, beach bash, Terry's farewell

Montreal-region inhabitants may have felt the ground shake underneath us at three minutes after 7 a.m. Monday morning. Vibrations from drilling? A passing dump truck? Development season is, all things considered, going full speed ahead and that is essentially beginning time. Probably not. This was the genuine article: the earth really shook from a quake focused north of Montreal that enrolled greatness 3.9. It was felt all over across Southern Quebec. Not a problem. It caused no harm. Nobody was hurt. It gave us something new to discuss and post via web-based media other than the progressing pandemic. One day it very well may be serious, however. Yet, after over a time of living with the danger of COVID-19, are we any more prepared for a crisis - be it a quake, twister or ice storm - than we were beforehand?

Quebec's time limitation will be lifted on May 28, almost a half year after it was executed and five months after its underlying conditional end date. The destiny of summer and the remainder of post-COVID-19 pandemic life in Quebec has been laying on the territory's hotly anticipated returning arrangement, disclosed late Tuesday evening. Notwithstanding the lifting of the time limitation, Quebecers can anticipate that outdoor dining should resume and private, outside get-togethers to be allowed for up to eight individuals, with more measures planned to be lifted before very long. Head Fran├žois Legault called the arrangement "judicious" and "slow," reminding Quebecers that immunization is the pass to an ordinary summer. "I think today we see the expectation is there, we will actually want to restart seeing one another," he said on Tuesday.