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Reopening of shops on Sundays
Article published on 19 May 2020
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Shops currently authorized to open their doors may reopen on Sundays from May 24th.

Temporary changes to the hours and days of admission to commercial establishments will therefore end a week earlier than planned. The Ministry of Economy and Innovation made the announcement at the beginning of the week, via a press release.

Note that retail businesses that do not have direct access to the exterior usually used by customers must remain closed until further notice, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On March 30th, Quebec Premier François Legault announced the closure of essential businesses throughout the month of April to provide employees with a day of respite. Only service stations, convenience stores, pharmacies and take-out/delivery restaurants could remain open during this period.

To find out more about the measures taken by the Government of Quebec in connection with COVID-19, visit the site Québec.ca/coronavirus.

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