Essential stores open and closed over Easter weekend in Ottawa, eastern Ontario, west Quebec
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OTTAWA -- Here’s a look at the essential businesses open and closed in Ottawa, Gatineau and eastern Ontario over the Easter weekend.
Good Friday & Easter Sunday
Premier Doug Ford has ordered all essential businesses to close on Good Friday and Easter Sunday to give workers a break.
All grocery stores are closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, including the Loblaws stores on Isabella Street and Rideau Street.
Restaurants serving take out and delivery are allowed to stay open.
All businesses in Ottawa and Ontario deemed essential are allowed to be open, including grocery stores and pharmacies.
CTVNewsOttawa.ca has a full list of essential businesses still open for customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gatineau and west Quebec
Grocery stores and warehouses will be open on Good Friday, including Costco, Metro, Provigo, Maxi, Super C and IGA.
Pharmacies will be open on Good Friday
Walmart and Giant Tiger stores will be open on Good Friday
Quebec has ordered all essential businesses to close on Sundays through April to give workers a break.
All grocery stores will be closed, including Super C, Metro, IGA, Maxi, Provigo and Costco.
Select pharmacies will be open on Easter Sunday.