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Act respecting hours and days of admission to commercial etablishments

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, the Québec government ended the temporary COVID-19-related changes to the hours and days of opening.

Accordingly, all commercial establishments now authorized to operate can from now on open on Sundays. Moreover, merchants can not longer extend their business hours from Monday to Saturday.

Retail stores that do not have direct outside customer access must continue to stay closed until further notice.

Businesses and services that can reopen

Consult the list of priority services and activities and the list of economic activities whose reopening has been announced.  Ce lien mène à un site qui n'est peut-être pas soumis au standard gouvernemental sur l'accessibilité..

If your business is not included on the lists but you believe that it offers priority services, you can complete the online form.  Ce lien mène à un site qui n'est peut-être pas soumis au standard gouvernemental sur l'accessibilité. to verify its eligibility.

To obtain additional information

Consult the questions et réponses sur les commerces, les lieux publics et les services dans le contexte de la COVID-19.  Ce lien mène à un site qui n'est peut-être pas soumis au standard gouvernemental sur l'accessibilité..

To obtain additional information on the Québec government’s COVID-19-related measures, please visit Québec.ca/coronavirus.  Ce lien mène à un site qui n'est peut-être pas soumis au standard gouvernemental sur l'accessibilité..

Document on the application of the Act

The document Renseignements relatifs à l’application des dispositions législatives et règlementaires sur les heures et les jours d’ouverture des établissements commerciaux describes the administrative rules that the MEI applies in the administration of the Act respecting hours and days of admission to commercial establishments and the Regulation respecting periods of admission to commercial establishments.

Open or closed?

Please note that this summary is presented solely for information purposes and in no way replaces the Act respecting hours and days of admission to commercial establishments.  Ce lien mène à un site qui n'est peut-être pas soumis au standard gouvernemental sur l'accessibilité. and the Regulation respecting periods of admission to commercial establishments.  Ce lien mène à un site qui n'est peut-être pas soumis au standard gouvernemental sur l'accessibilité..

Complaints

If you have reason to believe that a commercial enterprises is not complying with the provisions in the Act respecting hours and days of admission to commercial establishments or the Regulation respecting periods of admission to commercial establishments, you can inform your local police force or notify us by contacting the Direction du commerce et des boissons alcooliques at Heures.Douverturea commercialeconomie.gouv.qc.ca.

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