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List of Critical Public Services and Allowable Business Services

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1. List A - Applies to all areas of Saskatchewan except those who are subject to List B - Updated May 14, 2020

Critical Public Services

A1. Health Care and Public Health Workers

Services include:

  • Occupations in health and social services
  • Pre-hospital and emergency services (i.e. paramedics, dispatchers)
  • Private professional resources offices (health network)
  • Pharmacies
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Chiropractic
  • Therapy Podiatry
  • Laboratories and specimen collection centres
  • Caregivers
  • Medical facilities
  • Businesses that provide products and/or services that support the health sector or that provide health services
  • Private seniors' residences and services
  • Home services for seniors, the disabled and the vulnerable
  • Specialized resources in accommodation (i.e. domestic violence, homelessness, addictions)
  • 811 and 911 call centre workers
  • Canadian Red Cross and Canadian Blood Services
  • Production, supply and distribution of drugs, vaccines and pharmaceutical goods and medical equipment, including laboratory and research centres

A2. Law Enforcement, Public Safety and First Responders

Services include:

  • Police services, including the distribution of emergency calls
  • Fire services
  • Corrections
  • Special constables
  • Security agencies
  • Legal and professional services that support the legal and justice system
  • Civil security, coroners and pathology
  • Forest firefighters and all types of professionals supporting civil security operations
  • Courthouse (staff required to maintain minimum operations)
  • Communication services
  • Professional and social services that support the legal and justice system
  • 911 call centre workers
  • Hazardous material responders from government and the private sector
  • Workers, including contracted vendors, who maintain digital infrastructure supporting law enforcement and emergency service options
  • Emergency planning coordination, management and responders
  • Administrative tribunals, boards and hearings
  • Fire alarm / sprinkler services

A3. Government and Community Services

Services include:

  • Educators and support staff for emergency child care
  • Online higher education
  • Training related to jobs and critical public services
  • Providers of goods and services for vulnerable citizens
  • Food inspection
  • Waste collection, disposal and recycling
  • Air ambulance, STARS
  • Suicide prevention services
  • Support services for victims of domestic violence
  • Income security and social security
  • All utilities (i.e. power, gas, water/wastewater, telephone) and service providers
  • Resources deemed essential by the municipalities or First Nation Bands (i.e. administration, public workers, etc.)
  • Animal shelters
  • Veterinary services and animal care (including animal grooming and boarding services)
  • Funeral homes, cremation and cemeteries
  • Asset management services

Allowable Business Services

A4. Production, Processing and Manufacturing and the Supporting Supply Chains

Services include:

  • Production, processing and supply chains of the mining sector
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the forestry sector
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the energy and oil and gas sectors
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the agriculture sector
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the manufacturing sector
  • Businesses, facilities and services that support and carry-out the two-way movement of essential goods within integrated North American and Global supply chains

A5. Transportation and Logistics

Services include:

  • Public transport and transport of people
  • Airports and any associated maintenance workers
  • Transport, storage and distribution of goods
  • Road construction and maintenance
  • Service stations and mechanical repair of motor vehicles, trucks and specialized equipment for industries
  • Taxis, ridesharing and paratransit services
  • Postal, courier and parcel delivery services
  • Businesses engaged in or supporting the operation, maintenance and repair of critical infrastructure (i.e. railways, dams, bridges, highways, erosion control structures, etc.)

A6. Media and Telecommunication

Services Include:

  • Telecommunications (network and equipment)
  • Cable distributors
  • Information Communication Technology
  • National media
  • Local media

A7. Construction Including Maintenance and Repair

Services include:

  • Construction firms
  • Services performed by trades people, residential and commercial installation services and landscaping services
  • Rental equipment
  • Building maintenance, repair and housekeeping
  • Building inspection services

A8. Retail Services

Services include:

  • Grocery and other food stores (except open prepared self-serve food products)
  • Pharmacies
  • Convenience stores (except open prepared self-serve food products)
  • Hardware, home supply and appliance stores
  • Garden centres, greenhouses and landscape retailers
  • Restaurants (take out, delivery, or drive-thru only)
  • Bars, lounges, and night clubs (take out or delivery of alcohol and food products only)
  • Soup kitchens, not for profit kitchens and religious kitchens
  • Hotels, motels, shared rental units and similar facilities, including student residences
  • Cleaners, drycleaners and laundromats
  • Medical supplies and services
  • Pet food stores and supplies
  • Movers
  • Work equipment (safety and protection)
  • Automotive dealers, auto repair and autobody shops
  • Stores selling beer, wine, liquor or cannabis products
  • Gas stations (except open prepared self-serve food products), diesel, propane and heating fuel providers
  • Businesses that supply office products and services
  • Rental and leasing services
  • Professional services including lawyers and para-legals, engineers and translators
  • Land registration services, real estate agent and real estate appraisal service
  • Businesses providing security services including private security guards, monitoring or surveillance equipment and services
  • Businesses providing staffing services, including temporary help
  • Mobile, billboard and electronic sign services
  • Pesticide applicators and exterminators

A9. Banking and Financial Services

Services Include:

  • Financial services
  • Insurance services
  • Payroll services
  • Accounting services
  • Financial market services

A10. Golf Courses and Other Outdoor Recreational Pursuits effective May 15, 2020

  • Golf courses and other outdoor individual recreation pursuits in accordance with the guidelines in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan

A11. Drive-In Theatres effective May 15, 2020

A12. Retail Services effective May 19, 2020

Remaining services including:

  • Clothing stores
  • Shoe stores
  • Flower shops
  • Sporting good/adventure stores
  • Vaping supply stores (except for sampling)
  • Boats, ATV, RV and snowmobile dealers
  • Gift, book and stationery stores
  • Toy stores
  • Music, electronic and entertainment stores
  • Pawn shops
  • Marinas
  • Travel agencies

A13. Personal Services effective May 19, 2020

  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Registered massage therapist
  • Acupuncturist
  • Acupressurist

A14. Shopping Malls effective May 19, 2020

  • Shopping malls and their retail tenants
  • Food courts (take-out and delivery only)

A15. Public Markets and Farmers Markets effective May 19, 2020

A16. Campgrounds

  • Long-term campsites with self-supporting infrastructure (sewer and water) in private campgrounds and regional parks
  • Effective June 1, 2020: Campgrounds in accordance with the guidelines in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.

A17.  Outfitters effective May 15, 2020

  • Licensed Saskatchewan outfitters who are not operating within the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District may resume operation under the guidelines of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.
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2. List B - applies to the Northern Village of La Loche, SK. - Updated May 14, 2020

Critical Public Services

B1. Health Care and Public Health Workers

Services include:

  • Occupations in health and social services
  • Pre-hospital and emergency services (ie. paramedics / dispatchers)Private professional resources (health network)
  • Pharmacies
  • Emergency services for:
    • Dentistry
    • Optometry
    • Physiotherapy
    • Chiropractic therapy
    • Podiatry
  • Laboratory and specimen collection centre
  • Caregivers
  • Medical facilities (emergency services)
  • Businesses that provide products and/or services that support the health sector or that provide health services
  • Private seniors’ residences and services
  • Home services for seniors, the disabled and the vulnerable
  • Specialized resources in accommodation (ie. domestic violence, homelessness and addiction)
  • 811 and 911 call centre workers
  • Canadian Red Cross and Canadian Blood Services
  • Production, supply and distribution of drugs, vaccines and pharmaceutical goods and medical equipment including laboratory and research centres

B2. Law Enforcement, Public Safety and First Responders

Services include:

  • Police, including the distribution of emergency calls
  • Fire services
  • Corrections
  • Special constables
  • Security agencies
  • Legal and professional services that support the legal and justice system
  • Civil security, coroners and pathology
  • Forest firefighters and all types of professionals supporting civil security operations
  • Courthouse (staff required to maintain minimum operations)
  • Communication services
  • Professional and social services that support the legal and justice system
  • 911 call centre workers
  • Hazardous material responders from government and the private sector
  • Workers, including contract vendors, who maintain digital infrastructure supporting law enforcement and emergency service options
  • Emergency planning coordination, management and responders
  • Administrative tribunals, boards and hearings
  • Fire alarm / sprinkler services

B3. Government and Community Services

Services include:

  • Educators and support staff for emergency child care
  • Online higher education
  • Training related to jobs and critical public services
  • Providers of goods and services for vulnerable citizens
  • Food inspection
  • Waste collection, disposal and recycling
  • Air ambulance, STARS
  • Suicide prevention services
  • Support services for victims of domestic violence
  • Income security and social security
  • All utilities (i.e. power, gas, water/wastewater, telephone) and service providers
  • Resources deemed essential by the municipalities or First Nation Bands (i.e. administration, public workers, etc.)
  • Animal shelters
  • Veterinary services and animal care (including animal grooming and boarding services)
  • Funeral homes, cremation and cemeteries
  • Asset management services

Allowable Business Services

B4. Production, Processing and Manufacturing and the Supporting Supply Chains

Services include:

  • Production, processing and supply chains of the mining sector
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the forestry sector
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the energy and oil and gas sectors
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the agriculture sector
  • Production, processing and supply chains of the manufacturing sector
  • Businesses, facilities and services that support and carry-out the two-way movement of essential goods within integrated North American and Global supply chains

B5. Transportation and Logistics

Services include:

  • Public transport and transport of people
  • Airports and any associated maintenance workers
  • Transport, storage and distribution of goods
  • Road construction and maintenance
  • Service stations and mechanical repair of motor vehicles, trucks and specialized equipment for industries
  • Taxis, ridesharing and paratransit services
  • Postal, courier and parcel delivery services
  • Businesses engaged in or supporting the operation, maintenance and repair of critical infrastructure (i.e. railways, dams, bridges, highways, erosion control structures, etc.)

B6. Media and Telecommunications

Services include:

  • Telecommunications (network and equipment)
  • Cable distributors
  • Information Communication Technology
  • National media
  • Local media

B7. Construction Including Maintenance and Repair

Services include:

  • Construction firms
  • Services performed by trades people, residential and commercial installation services and landscaping services
  • Rental equipment
  • Building maintenance, repair and housekeeping
  • Building inspection services

B8. Retail Services

Services include:

  • Grocery and other food stores (except open prepared self-serve food products)
  • Pharmacies
  • Convenience stores (except open prepared self-serve food products)
  • Hardware, home supply and appliance stores
  • Restaurants (take-out and delivery only)
  • Hotels, motels, shared rental units and similar facilities, including student residences
  • Cleaners, drycleaners and laundromats
  • Medical supplies and services
  • Pet food stores and supplies
  • Movers
  • Work equipment (safety and protection)
  • Automotive dealers, auto repair and autobody shops
  • Stores selling beer, wine, liquor or cannabis products
  • Gas stations (except open prepared self-serve food products), diesel, propane and heating fuel providers
  • Businesses that supply office products and services
  • Rental and leasing services
  • Professional services including lawyers and para-legals, engineers and translators
  • Land registration services, real estate agent and real estate appraisal services
  • Businesses providing security services including private security guards, monitoring or surveillance equipment and services
  • Businesses providing staffing services, including temporary help
  • Mobile, billboard and electronic sign services
  • Pesticide applicators and exterminators

B9. Banking and Financial Services

Services Include:

  • Financial services
  • Insurance services
  • Payroll services
  • Accounting services
  • Financial market services

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