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Quebec Government highlights reopening of all construction sites and manufacturing companies

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 12, 2020
On the occasion of a visit to the worksite of Construction Michel Gagnon Ltée in Trois-Rivières, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, and the Minister of Economy and Innovation and Minister responsible for the Lanaudière region, Pierre Fitzgibbon, highlighted the complete reopening of all construction sites and manufacturing companies in Québec.
Jean Boulet
Minister   Jean Boulet
Starting May 11, all construction sites are returning to activity, including residential, institutional, commercial, industrial along with civil engineering, public transit and roads and highways.

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Beyond the construction industry, manufacturing companies across Québec can also resume operations, provided that no more than 50 workers are present, plus half of the remainder per shift. Such companies will be authorized to resume operations without restriction starting May 25.

Ministers Boulet and Fitzgibbon took advantage of their visit to encourage all workers and entrepreneurs to return to work. They also stressed the importance of respecting the health measures put in place to allow construction sites and manufacturing companies to resume activities in complete safety.

Note however that this decision, supported by Québec's public health authorities, is subject to change depending on how the situation evolves in Québec.


 

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