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Quebec’s COVID curfew exposed strain on shelters, vulnerability of homeless, say advocates

When Quebec Premier François Legault announced an 8 p.m., province-wide curfew to help combat the spread of COVID-19, it forced many sectors of society to readjust. In particular, homeless shelters in Quebec — already struggling to accommodate those in need of shelter before the pandemic — came under even more pressure. And that  pressure continues after an uproar over the...