Many businesses are opening up again in Hope as the province moves to the recovery phase of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Hope Standard has compiled a list of businesses and details on whether they are open or closed, what their hours are and what are plans for reopening if they’ve been forced to close during the pandemic.
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|Business name||Open/Closed||Hours||Measures responding to COVID-19||If closed, how can we support you?|
|Artisan’s Attic and Fudgery Gift Shoppe||Open||
Tues-Sun 10 am-4pm
*Open Monday May 18, Victoria Day long weekend
Shields installed in front of the cash register, the gelato cooler and the fudge display, as well as constantly disinfecting surfaces, handles, doors, debit/credit machine, etc. Only 7 people allowed in at a time. Cash still accepted.
|Re-opened May 5.|
|Bakers Books||Open||Tues-Sat 10am-5pm||We’re really that busy to begin with, not worried about people being close to each other. Handspray is available, we clean the counter and have the door open so people dont have to touch it.|
|Bee’s Food Market||Open||Mon-Sun 7:30am-11pm (sometimes the store closes early around 10 or 10:30pm, Sundays and Mondays)||Removed tables and chairs for customers inside the store, ensuring people in line up keep a distance, in front of the counter ensuring distance is kept, workers are wearing mask and gloves, put sanitizer beside debit machine for customers.|
|Bentley’s Grooming Salon||Open||Appointments available Tuesday to Saturday 9 am to 5 pm||Only grooming by appointment, otherwise shop is closed. For seniors, people with compromised immune systems or peoplein isolation, pick up and delivery of dogs is available. Also available to take pets to vet appointments, and pick up dog food.|
|Blue Moose Coffee House||Opening May 14 for take-out only||Thurs-Mon 9am-3pm||
We encourage our customers to use our app to place your order, search up Blue Moose Coffee to find it on your app store. It’s free! You can also use the online orders form on our website. It will be ready for the 14th.
Thank you in advance for protecting our staff by practicing social distancing while picking up your order.
We are also excited to be partnering with Old Yale Brewing to provide beer to go with your lunch order!
|BC Liquor Store||Open||
Hours may vary on stat holidays
|Booster Juice||Yes||10am-6pm Mon-Sun Also offering at-home delivery of smoothies and day-to-day grocery needs. Smoothies can be ordered online at boosterjuicedelivery.square.site and people can call 604-787-5399||We have implemented many new policies to ensure our customers safety including: stopped the use of reusuable cups, removed all seating and retail items from our display area, increased the frequency of which we sanitize all high touch areas of our store including in the customer waiting area, posted notices and instructions to help customers maintain proper social distancing as well as other efforts. We are currently asking our customers to pay with debit/credit card only and not accepting cash to help stop the spread of Covid-19.|
|C.T. Nails Passion||Closed|
|Canyon Carpets||Open||Tues-Fri 10am-2pm||Disinfect everything throughout the day -touchpoints- POS, counters. Only 5 people in store at a time. Encourage physical distancing.|
|Carter Hearing||Office in Hope not open, planning to come once or twice a week if people need help||Not open in Hope yet. When do open, plan to open another part of office – clients stay on one side of glass partition, healthcare workers on other side.|
|Cat’s Meow Toy Store||Closed|
|Erica Press||Yes||Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm||Keep two metre distance, limit one visitor at a time at the shop.|
|Fields||Yes||Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Sun 11am-5pm||Allow 6 shoppers at one time, require every shopper to take sanitized cart for social distancing, carts are sanitized after every time after use, couples must come in and stay together and children must remain by or in the cart at all times, remind customers about need to physically distance. Playlist – reminds people about COVID health message.|
|Finder’s Keepers||Open||2 person limit in store|
|Headliner Barber Style Shop||Closed||Opening May 19, hopefully|
|“Our team has been busy readying the restaurant to operate safely in this new environment.”|
|Hope Cinema||Closed||To re-open in July|
|Hope Feeds & Pet Supply||Open||
|Hope Hotel Liquor Store||Open||
|Hope Mountain Cafe||Open||Mon-Sun 8am-3pm||Credit and debit only. Take-out service only. Three customers can enter the store at one time, they will order at the front (entrance on Wallace St.) and pick their order up at the other end of the cafe. Staff are wearing gloves and masks at all times. Sanitizing happens as much as possible and plexi glass barrier separates staff from customers.|
|Hope Optical||Will re-open May 25||
-All high touch surfaces to be sanitized between clients
– All tools and equipment used in measurement, fabrication and repair will be wiped with alcohol between clients
– All frames touched will be sanitized with effective eyewear-friendly product between try-ons. A case will be present to deposit frames into eliminate cross contamination
– All clients are requires to wear a mask for all service requiring personal contact where personal distancing is not possible (measurements, fitting, etc)
– 2 persons permitted in office at one time
– No waiting area available; clients will be asked to rerurn when service complete
– E-trans preferred method of payment but Visa, MC and debit and cash accepted. Cheques not accepted. Terminal and keypad sanitized between uses.
– Weather permitting door will be open to reduce contact
– Biobreak facilities not available
*May be closing Tuesdays, full or partial day. TBD
|Cleaning three times a day in store, only 5 people allowed in at once. Must keep physical distance.|
Sundays, stats closed
|Plexi-glass installed, decals encouraging two metre distancing, santizing areas.|
|4 people in the office at one time, marked floor areas to ensure physical distancing. Anyone with symptoms or who has been out of the country are urged not to come in, they can be helped by phone or email instead. Drop off returns only accepted.|
|Iron Butterfly Tattoo||Closed|
|Lucky Dollar Plus Store||Open||
|Encouraging physical distancing. Doors, counters, debit machine sprayed. Baskets cleaned after each use. Sanitizer available for customers.|
|Ma & Pa’s Memory Lane||Closed||
To be implemented when re-opened:
*mandatory mask wearing
*if you are sick do not enter the store
*we will be monitoring social distancing between groups of friends /family
*restricting amount of persons in the store
*disinfecting all donations before they are put on the floor
*payment by card or etransfer preferred
*if you see something you’d like to purchase but can’t get to the store we will offer curb pickup and free delivery within 5 miles
Plan to reopen June 1 depending on the pandemic situation, after being closed since March 19. If people need anything ahead of June, they can call and the owners can meet them at the store.
Drive-thru and curbside only
|New 2 Yew||Open||
*May open Sun and Mon again this week
Weekly food offering, whole chickens, still ongoing on Tuesdays just before 11 a.m., outside the store
|New Golden Star restaurant||Closed|
|Nuway Traders||Open||Tues-Sat 10am-5pm||Two customers in store at one time. Game nights are cancelled for the time being. Counters and other areas being wiped down.|
|Re-Max Nyda Realty||Open||Mon-Fri 9am-1pm||Maximum two people in store at one time. Maintain physical distancing|
*Holiday Monday 18th, 10am-5pm
|Using decals on the floor to encourage physical distancing, sanitizer at every till. Buggies and baskets sanitized after each use, and surfaces sanitized as well. Debit card sprayed between each use.|
|Remedy RX Pharmacy||
Offering curbside pickup, delivery available daily.
|Only accepting debit or credit. Plexi-glass installed, decals on floor encouraging physical distancing. Cleaning door handles, other high touch areas a lot more than usual.|
|Rolling Pin Bakery||
We allow one party in the store at a time. We have a physical barrier between the customers and staff. We have added online ordering for pick up or delivery.
|Shay Fusionz Salon||Open||8am-8pm||
Working on a new safety protocol and will be hiring someone just for sanitizing. Protocol will include having clients wait in their vehicle and be added to a waitlist via a call or a waitlist number on their window.
|Silver Chalice Local House & Pub||Open for take-out and delivery (May 7)|
Mon-Sun 7am-6pm Drive thru only
|Stratus Vapor Shop||Open||
Curbside pick up available, delivery available within district limits.
|Staff wear masks when interacting with customers, Clorox wipes available at door and sanitizer available.|
|Treehouse Health Foods/Treehouse Boots and Shoes||Open||
Last Sunday of the month 12-4pm
|Customers can’t wait inside after they load their machines, folding inside the store is not allowed. Each machine is cleaned between use, bathroom is as well. Maximum three customers in at once. Door is being kept open as much as possible.|
This is an in-progress business listing, that we will keep updating daily. If you don’t see your business below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following:
Are you open or closed? If open, what are your hours?
If open, what measures are you taking to keep your staff and customers safe during the pandemic?
If closed, how can the community support you at this time?