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Clarity on upcoming holiday weekend stores hours

April 8, 2020

Retail Council of Canada wishes to clear up any confusion around grocery and pharmacy store hours of operation for the upcoming holiday weekend.  Hours of operation for statutory holidays have not changed in Ontario and so it is business as usual.  Pharmacies are currently allowed to operate during a statutory holiday.  Grocery stores may continue … Continued

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Is my retail business considered an essential service?

April 7, 2020

Multiple provinces have ordered the closure of non essential businesses. Find out if your business is an essential service: Alberta  Atlantic provinces  British Columbia  Manitoba Ontario  Quebec  Saskatchewan See also: COVID-19 resources for retailers Statement on essential retail and mandatory closures in Ontario from Diane Brisebois, President and CEO of Retail Council of Canada

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