Can my business open?


Most retailers are now allowed to open in all regions with restrictions. View COVID-19 opening restrictions for your region.

Non-essential retail re-opening dates as announced by region:

Region (Ordered West to East)Re-opening date for non-essential retailers
British ColumbiaN/A
AlbertaOpen as of May 14
SaskatchewanOpen as of May 19
ManitobaOpen as of May 4
OntarioOpen as of May 8-14
QuebecOpen as of May 4-25
Nova ScotiaN/A
New BrunswickOpen as of May 8
PEIOpen as of May 22
Nfld & LabOpen as of June 8

Is my business considered an essential service?

Multiple provinces have ordered the closure of non essential businesses and certain regulations apply to essential or non-essential businesses in some regions. Find out if your business is an essential service for each region below: