More stores are temporarily closing in Ontario as a result of COVID-19.Such stores include Lowe’s, The Home Depot, Staples, PetSmart, Pet Value and more. However you can still shop online and get home delivery. Some stores also offer curb-side pick up.
These closures follow the updated list of Ontario’s “essential workplaces” which states: Services to the public that are restricted to alternative methods of sale: Stores that sell any of the following items and provide them to the customer only through an alternative method of sale such as curb side pick-up or delivery, except in exceptional circumstances:
- Hardware products.
- Vehicle parts and supplies.
- Pet and animal supplies.
- Office supplies and computer products including computer repair.
- Safety supplies.