[LIVE] Quebec déconfine: here is what is open or closed, permitted, or prohibited

[EN DIRECT] Le Québec se déconfine: voici ce qui est ouvert ou fermé, permis ou interdit

Before a reduction of cases of infection to the COVID-19, Quebec déconfine gradually. Then re-open the restaurants outside of the greater Montreal, Quebec found a semblance of normal life.

Here you will find all the latest news and announcements from the government Legault and public health in connection with the déconfinement progressive in the province.

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Rallies outside permit:

  • Maximum of 10 persons, from not more than three different addresses.
  • The distance of two metres must be respected.
  • Guests can use the bathroom.

Rallies interiors permit:

  • It is now allowed to receive family and friends at home, inside.
  • As for outdoor gatherings, the Quebec should be limited to 10 people, from a maximum of three different addresses.
  • The separation physical of two metres must be respected between the households.
  • It is possible, in Québec, to hold gatherings of 50 people and less in indoor public places.
  • Quebec has relaxed the rules governing the renting of self-catered chalets, to allow a group of 10 people to stay in the same place.


Beauty care (may reopen): hairdressing salons and barbers, centers of aesthetics, business of manicure and pedicure services, hair removal, skin care, and studios tattoo and piercing.

Therapeutic care (may reopen): dentistry, physiotherapy, osteopathy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, psychology, optometry, acupuncture, naturopathy, homeopathy, social work, marriage & family therapist, sex therapy, nutrition, speech pathology and audiology, podiatry, complementary medicine or alternative, grooming of the animals.


  • Retail businesses that have an exterior door independent can open.
  • The shopping malls can now re-open everywhere in Quebec.
  • The food stores can now open on Sundays.
  • The pharmacies are open.
  • The restaurants throughout the province of Quebec can reopen their dining rooms.
  • Bars that serve food may also reopen their doors everywhere in Quebec.
    • Bars that do not have a permit for preparing food must wait to re-open.

Schools and childcare

  • The primary schools outside of Montreal are reopened (those of greater Montreal will remain closed until next September).
  • Care services are allowed to reopen anywhere in Quebec.
  • Day camps can open anywhere in Quebec.
  • The secondary schools will be closed throughout the province until September next, at least.


  • Québec gives green light to the déconfinement gradual team sports outside such as baseball or soccer.
  • The matches for team sports can be resumed, but always in compliance with the guidelines of the public health.
  • The indoor sports facilities, including gyms and arenas, as well as the public and private beaches, can open it again.
  • Most of the training centers for top-level athletes were able to reopen on 15th June.
  • Since 20 may, the “recreation sports individual or both, without physical contact, in free practice, in the places of practice outside”, are permitted (golf, tennis, hiking, etc..).

Tourism and outdoor

  • The owners of campgrounds and outfitters are allowed to reopen.
  • The owners of chalets and tourist residences can place their establishments in the lease.
    • Quebec is going to relax the rules governing the renting of self-catered chalets, to allow a group of 10 people to stay in the same place.
  • Parks of the Sépaq: reopening of some hiking trails, biking trails and fishing for the day. Stays camping and fishing are still suspended.
  • Parks Canada: re-opening of some trails since the 1st of June.
  • The trails have been reopened on 24 may: the lovers of four-wheeled (quad) can practice this activity.
  • The marinas are able to resume their activities.
  • Outdoor public spaces such as outdoor swimming pools and playsets parks are now open, and this, throughout Quebec.
  • Lees zoos and places of reception and tourist information can reopen.
  • The ocean excursions, visits to artisans, processors, and farms agritourism have been able to resume.

For suggestions for vacation not like the others, visit our section ESCAPE

Cultural activities

  • Museums, libraries (lending services only, with no movement in the spokes) and drive-ins everywhere in Quebec are allowed to resume their activities.
  • Recovery operations for the recording studios and for live performances in a theater (without an audience).
  • Concerts will be held in the drive-ins of the province this summer.
  • Some of the filming of the drama in film and television have been able to resume June 8.
  • Concert halls, theatres and cinemas may reopen in Quebec with a maximum of 50 people and a distance of 1.5 m.

Travel between regions

  • Travel between regions are allowed.

Places of worship

  • Places of worship can re-open their doors across the province of Quebec, but they will not be able to accommodate more than 50 believers at the time.

Always closed/banned

  • The bars (without a permit from the MAPAQ for the preparation of food).
  • The practice of combat sports continues to be prohibited.
  • The border with the United States will remain closed to travel for non-essential until the 21 of July.
  • The Round, the Mont-Tremblant Resort, the Village Vacances Valcartier and fifteen other tourist attractions are still not able to resume their activities.



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