Essential Businesses List as of December 26th 2020Published on December 22, 2020
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Essential Businesses List as of December 26, 2020
What Will Be Open:
· Supermarkets, convenience stores and indoor farmers markets
· Big box and discount stores that sell groceries
· Liquor stores
· Supply chain businesses and those declared essential
· Childcare centres and home- based child care
· An outdoor recreation amenity (skating rink) can be deemed open if participants can socially distance.
· Hotels, lodges, cabins, motels – must close any indoor fitness areas, pools, restaurants.
Curbside Pick Up/Appointment Only:
· General retail (small businesses) for curbside pick-up or delivery only
· Restaurants for take-out, drive-thru and delivery only
· Pet stores curbside pick up only, veterinary clinics to use curb side pick up/drop off.
· Cannabis stores for curbside pick-up or delivery only
· Garden centres for curbside pic-up or delivery only
· Motor vehicle sales by appointment only
· Vehicle and equipment rental by appointment only
· Car mechanic by appointment only
· Home sales will be done by appointment only
What Will Be Closed:
· Shopping malls closed for in-person retail
· In-person driving instruction except for commercial vehicles.
· Indoor sports and recreation
· Museums, zoos and similar venues
· Drive-in or Drive through events are not permitted
· Night clubs and strip clubs
· Ski hills