The majority of merchants in the 2 shopping centers in Gaspé are able to offer certain products and services despite the reconfinement announced by the Government of Quebec.
According to the manager of Carrefour Gaspé, Daniel Brousseau, only a few businesses are not open and are considered non-essential:
Certain services are also maintained for winter sports enthusiasts, such as skate sharpening at the sports shop.
Some traders in Place Jacques-Cartier are also forced to remain closed due to measures taken by the government. The commercial director, Lianne Langlais:
Both at Carrefour Gaspé and at Place Jacques-Cartier, certain products can be purchased online and delivered outside.
According to the managers of the 2 shopping centers, the loss of business income did not affect the rental payment of their premises too much: