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Ontario

Ontario moves to Stage 3 reopening

July 14, 2020

Premier Ford announced that for much of Ontario, nearly all businesses and public spaces can reopen as the province moves to Stage 3 on July 17, 2020. This means that all dine-in restaurants may reopen, including mall food courts, and eat-in areas within grocery stores and head offices. In addition, movie theatres may reopen, though … Continued

Quebec

Quebec makes masks mandatory in indoor public spaces

July 13, 2020

Masks or face coverings will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces across Quebec beginning Saturday, July 18, 2020. Businesses will be particularly affected by this announcement since businesses that do not comply risk fines of between $400 to $6,000. The new directive makes Québec the first provincial jurisdiction in Canada to make wearing a … Continued

Coronavirus

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) extended into December

July 13, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program will be extended until December, providing greater certainty and support to businesses. The full details about the extension will be shared later this week. RCC welcomes this news. This recovery vehicle is critical to retailers of all sizes. We have supported a “ramp” … Continued

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