Definition of ‘essential businesses’ varies across Canada
April 9, 2020 By Ground Water Canada
In response to the pandemic, provinces and territories have issued restrictions on business operation. Each has posted a list of services deemed essential and these vary depending on the jurisdiction.
Drinking water is not named explicitly on several of these lists. Consult your provincial association and specific provincial and territorial websites for official and up-to-date information.
Provinces where all non-essential businesses must close:
Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/closures/
Provinces and territories with partial business closures:
Northwest Territories: https://www.iti.gov.nt.ca/en/covid-19-information
Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/#alerts
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