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Lockdown-lite

Non-essential businesses and schools closed through Jan. 10


While no business owner is completely satisfied with the Quebec government’s orders to shutdown for two weeks starting on Christmas Day, Gatineau Hills non-essential business owners have shared mixed reactions to the announcement.


 Jamboree co-owners Tanya and Gaye Chicoine aren’t ecstatic about being forced to close for two weeks following Christmas, but they said they’re making the best of it by thinking of it as more of a vacation than a forced closure. The Quebec government recently announced that all non-essential businesses must close from Dec. 25 to Jan. 10 to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hunter Cresswell photo
Jamboree co-owners Tanya and Gaye Chicoine aren’t ecstatic about being forced to close for two weeks following Christmas