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What is opened during the Holidays

What is opened during the Holidays
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Only a few businesses will therefore be able to continue to welcome customers during the Holidays.

Here is the list of establishments that may remain open during this period:

  • Grocery stores and other food stores
  • Big box stores (only the sale of essential products is allowed)
  • Pharmacies
  • Branches of the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ)
  • Branches of the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC)
  • Convenience stores
  • Hardware stores (only the sale of essential products is allowed)
  • Food and animal supply businesses
  • Shops of medical, orthopedic, and vision care items
  • Work equipment shops (safety and protection)
  • -Shops selling household cleaning products and buildings
  • The shops of products, parts, and other material necessary for transport and logistics services (garages for repair only, no sale by dealers)
  • Trade-in products for agricultural operations 
  • Shops offering repair services for computer and electronic equipment
  • Repair and rental companies for sports and outdoor equipment
  • Professional health care services (dentists, optometrists, physiotherapists, osteopath, etc.)
  • In shopping centers, only traffic areas can be opened in order to allow access to priority shops.

François Legault also specified, at a press briefing, that personal care services, such as hair salons, beauty salons or spas will have to be closed from December 25 to January 11.

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