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May 13, 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

 

 

May 13 Update:

Ontario

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal care services must remain closed throughout the province until at least June 2. The regional stay-at-home order has been extending to help curb the rising COVID-19 cases in the province. To read more, click here.

 

Find Your Province Or Territory:

 

Alberta

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses must close in some regions beginning May 9. Areas with more than 50 cases per 100,000 people and 30 active cases must follow additional restrictions for at least three weeks. For more information and to find your region, 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 services must close provincewide on Sunday May, 9. The new restrictions are to help alleviate rising COVID-19 cases throughout the province. The closures will last until May 30. To read more, click here.

 

 

New Brunswick

Hair salons and barbershops are now open throughout the province. All zones are now labeled as  “Yellow” which allows personal businesses to open with enhanced public health measures. Check the detailed map to confirm your region. To read more, click 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 province is now in “Alert Level 2,” with the exception of the Port aux Basques/Codroy Valley area which is listed at “Alert Level 4.” Both levels allow 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 all other nonessential businesses must close provincewide beginning April 28. The shutdown will last for two weeks in order to slow the spread of rising COVID cases. Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses have been closed in certain areas of the province since April 23. 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

On Dec. 2, new public health measures were implemented to help curb the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the province. Currently, hair salons and barbershops are permitted to OPEN only in the regions of:

  • Arivat
  • Kitikmeot
  • Chesterfield Inlet
  • Baker Lake
  • Coral Harbour 
  • Naujaat
  • Rankin Inlet
  • Whale Cove 

 

To read the public health order for Kitikmeot, Chesterfield Inlet, Baker Lake, Coral Harbour, Naujaat, Whale Cove and Arviat click here.

 

To read the public health order for Rankin Inlet, click here

 

Personal care services must remain CLOSED in the regions of:

  • Arctic Bay Hamlet
  • Clyde River Hamlet
  • Grise Ford Hamlet
  • Sanirajak settlement 
  • Igloolik Hamlet
  • The city of Kimmirut
  • Pangnirtung Hamlet
  • Pond Inlet Hamlet 
  • The city of Qikitarjuaq
  • Resolute Bay Hamlet 
  • Sanikiluaq community
  • The city of Iqaluit
  • The city of Kinngait

 

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

 

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

 

Ontario

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses must close provincewide beginning April 3, 2021. The province has implemented a “stay-at-home” order to help curb the rising number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The new restrictions will stay in place for at least four weeks. 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 can open today. The province is under “Circuit Breaker Measures” until May. Services must be by appointment only and a non-medical mask must be worn but both stylist and client at all times. To read more, click here.

 

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

 

Québec

Hair salons and other personal care business must close in multiple regions in the province. Non-priority shops must close in areas under “Special Emergency Measures,” dates for lifting these measures vary by region. For more information and to find your area, 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 March 9, personal service businesses must reduce customer occupancy by 50 percent.  The province is using the “Re-Open Saskatchewan” plan to ease restrictions. 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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