Tent city in flames, Quebec cases surge, Quebec moves towards free menstrual products

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro 


Tent city in flames

A downtown tent city where several homeless people live caught fire on Saturday. 

CTV News reports one tent was completely destroyed, others were damaged.

There were no reported injuries. 


Quebec cases surge

The same day, Quebec recorded a record breaking 2000 cases of COVID-19 in a single day. 

It’s the first time a province has broken the 2000 mark in Canada.

The province reported nearly 14,000 active cases. 


Quebec moves towards free menstrual products

The National Assembly says it will look at ways to make menstrual products freely available in public buildings. 

Independent MP Catherine Fournier brought the motion to the assembly,

saying it was time Quebec followed the footsteps of other provinces and countries. 

The motion passed unanimously.