While the World Figure Skating Championship scheduled for Montreal next week should be canceled for fear of the spread of coronavirus, the Cross Country Skiing World Cup to be held in Quebec from Friday remains for the moment government study, but no more.
T he cross-country skiing events take place outdoors on the Plains of Abraham. The competition could therefore go ahead without too much fear that COVID-19 would spread more.
The stage of the World Cup circuit nevertheless remains under study by the Government of Quebec, which remains in constant contact with the Department of Public Health.
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The World Figure Skating Championships were to take place indoors at the Bell Center. So an enclosed area and conditions that favor the spread of a virus like COVID-19.
“We are examining this, chances are it will be canceled.” We should make an official announcement today, “said Prime Minister François Legault on Wednesday morning about the World Figure Skating Championships.
We already know that the powerful Norwegian national team has decided not to participate in the North American stages of the Cross Country Skiing World Cup.
After Quebec, Minneapolis, in the United States, and Canmore, in Alberta, are on the calendar next week.