Level 3–Alert introduces new measures that target specific sectors of activity and settings where the risk of transmission is deemed higher. These sectors and settings will be subject to selective restrictions, prohibitions and closures.

You are asked to avoid unnecessary social contact, for example: gatherings with family or friends, weddings, etc.

Intermediate measures in force

Private indoor or outdoor gatherings

Maximum 6 people 

Activities organized in a public setting

Indoor and outdoor: maximum 25 people (Rented halls, festival events, marriages, workplace or school celebrations, barbecues, picnics, etc.)

For places of worship, the maximum allowed is 250 people.

Venues with a liquor permit: no alcohol sales after 11 p.m., no alcohol consumption after midnight, dancing prohibited

Demonstrations are still permitted, but wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory at all times

Public venue halls and audiences

Maximum 250 people

People must be seated, relatively immobile, little or no talking, staff supervision (concert halls, theatres, cinemas, public venues, etc.)

Bars, brasseries, taverns, casinos

Maximum 6 patrons per tables

No alcohol or food sales after 11 p.m, closing at midnight

Mandatory customer name and contact list


Maximum 6 patrons per tables

No alcohol sales after 11 p.m

No alcohol consumption after midnight

1 person per household recommended

Delivery available and key family member assistance for clients with a high risk of complications
Inter-regional travelNot recommended

Sports and recreation

Travel between regions to carry out organized sports and recreational activities is permitted but not recommended, whether such activities are organized by schools, associations or private individuals


Visits for humanitarian reasons

Visits by informal caregivers who provide significant assistance

RPA private seniors’ residenceNo more than 6 people at a time in a rental unit, including the resident
Other long-term applicable measures

Increased police intervention

Infraction reports and fines for non-compliance with face-covering directives