Hairdressers and shopping malls are all allowed under Saskatchewan’s plan to refire parts of its economy during the COVID-19 crisis.
All businesses and customers are expected to maintain physical distancing practices. Other than in an allowable business (as per guidelines), the size of public and private gatherings will remain at a maximum of 10 people.
Here is a look at what is allowed from May 19, 2020
Retail businesses can open subject to Retail Guidelines, including:
- clothing stores
- shoe stores
- flower shops
- sporting good/adventure stores
- vaping supply shops (vaping and consumption of vaping products not permitted in stores)
- boats, ATV and snowmobile dealers
- gift, book and stationery stores
- jewelry and accessory stores
- toy stores
- music, electronic and entertainment stores
- pawn shops
- thrift stores
- travel agencies
- u-pick produce
- Shopping malls and their retail tenants subject to the Retail Guidelines.
- Food court facilities are restricted to pick-up and delivery service only. All seating areas must be closed.
Select Personal Services:
Some personal service businesses subject to the Personal Care Services Guidelines, including:
- hairdresser/barber (may wash, cut, style and chemically alter hair)
- registered massage therapist
Garage sales are not permitted at this time and will be re-assessed in later phases.
Public Markets and Farmers Markets
- Public markets and farmers markets as per guidelines for public and farmers markets.
From Phase I (already allowed):
- Dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, optician services, podiatry, occupational therapy and chiropractic treatment.
- Medical spas for therapeutic services provided by a licensed medical practitioner for Saskatchewan residents. All cosmetic services will be restricted until Phase Three.
- Boat Launches
- The Saskatchewan fishing season begins on the following dates:
- Southern Zone – May 5, 2020
- Central Zone – May 15, 2020
- Northern Zone – May 25, 2020
- Golf courses
- Drive-In Theatres
- Outfitting Camps
- Outdoor Individual Recreation