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August 7, 2021

Canada Salon Reopening Map: Check Your Province’s Status Here!

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Canadian Salons: Check Your Opening Status Here!

As the globe enters another year living with the COVID-19 pandemic, some of Canada’s busiest cities are implementing new restrictions and salon closures. BTC has gathered the must-know info for Canadian stylists to stay safe and knowledgeable.

 

Use this page to find the current salon opening status of each province and territory and to find any new restrictions local governments may implement to alleviate the strain on the country’s healthcare system.

 

The Canadian Government has many tools and resources for businesses to reopen and operate safely during the pandemic. You can find these resources, including a COVID-19 Tool Kit, here

 

For a complete list of resources in each province and territory, view the COVID-19 Reopening Tracker here.

 

To read specific safety guidance for personal services, including hair salons, barbershops and nail salons, click here

 

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Find Your Province Or Territory:

 

Alberta

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses can reopen June 1. The province is now in “Stage 3” of the “Alberta’s Open For Summer Plan” which lifts capacity restrictions on businesses. For more information, click here.

 

Click here to read Alberta’s COVID-19 Guidance for Personal Services.

 

British Columbia

Personal services including hair salons, barbershops and nail salons have been opened, with restrictions, throughout the province since May 19, 2020. Enhanced restrictions include requiring clients and employees to wear face masks and limiting services where masks have to be removed. For more information, click here

 

To read more about the safety protocols for personal services, click here.

 

Manitoba

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal care service businesses can reopen without restrictions starting August, 7. The province is currently at the “Caution” level for COVID restrictions until Sept. 7. For more information, click here.

 

 

New Brunswick

Hair salons and barbershops are now open throughout the province. Resident and business are encouraged to follow the Living with COVID-19: Preventative Measures document. You can find that document and other resources, here

 

Click here to read safety guidance for workplaces.

 

To learn more about the COVID-19 Operational Plan Guide, click here. 

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

Hair salons and other personal care services are now open provincewide. The entire province is now in “Alert Level 2,”  which allows personal care businesses to open under enhanced guidelines. For more information, click here. 

 

Northwest Territories

Salons and barbershops must follow the regulations outlined in the “Occupational Health and Safety Regulations” document, found here

 

Employers are also required to complete a “WSCC Workplace Risk Assessment” form and have employees complete a “WSCC Field Level Risk Assessment” form before beginning work. 

 

For more information about these forms and other workplace safety guidelines, click here.

 

Nova Scotia

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses can reopen. There are currently no restrictions on services and walk-in appointments but must continue to follow a sector-specific plan based on the Public Health-Order. For more information, click here.

 

To read more about the safety guidelines for the cosmetology industry, click here. 

 

To read more about the safety guidelines for the barbering industry, click here.

 

 

Nunavut Territory

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses can open provincewide on June 11. Businesses must follow social distancing protocols and limit capacity to 50 percent. Masks and other PPE must be worn by stylists and clients. To read the guidelines for personal service providers, click here. 

 

To read the public health order for Kitikmeot, Kivalliq, Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Grise Fiord, Sanirajak, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, Kinngait  click here.

 

To read the public health order for Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Grise Fiord, Sanirajak, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikitarjuaq, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, click here

 

To read the public health order for Iqaluit, click here.

 

For all other measures, click here. 

 

To read the safety guidelines for Personal Services, click here. 

 

Ontario

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal care services can reopen on Wednesday, June 30. Step 3 of the “Reopening Ontario” plan allows salons and barbershops to open with social distancing measures in place and face masks must be worn at all times. For more information, click here.

 

To read the safety guidance for personal care services, click here.

 

Prince Edward Island

Hair salons and personal service businesses are open. The province is in “Step 3 and 4” of “PEI’s Moving Forward Plan” until Sept 2021. Businesses must follow an operational plan. To read more, click here.

 

To read the safety guidance for personal care services, click here.

 

Québec

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses are open province wide. Currently, there are no regions listed as “Special Measures In Force” which would close personal service businesses. For more information, click here.

 

For more information about the guidance for personal care services, click here.

 

Saskatchewan

Hair salons and barbershops have been open, with restrictions, since May 19, 2020. Effective June 20, personal service businesses are no longer required to follow capacity limits. To read more about Saskatchewan’s reopening timeline, click here.

 

To read the safety guidelines for personal care services, click here.

 

Yukon Territory

Personal care services, including hair salons and barbershops have been open, with enhanced guidelines, since May 27, 2020. The province is currently in “Phase 3” of their reopening timeline, allowing personal care services to “continue to operate with operational plans in place.” To learn more about the “Yukon’s Path Forward” plan, click here.

 

To read the personal service establishment guidelines, click here.

 

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