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Here Are The Essentials

By: Jamie Harrison
Posted: November 19, 2020 13:26

This Will Change Your Shopping Habits

The government of Manitoba has now made it so that only Essential Items will be sold in stores in Manitoba. Here's what they have listed as essential:

  • Food and beverages
  • Products related to food preparation or storage such as aluminum foil, saran wrap and food containers
  • Personal care products such as soap and skin care products, hair care products, dental care products, eye care products, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, razors and shaving cream
  • Health-related products such as prescription drugs, over the counter medication, vitamins and supplements, birth control and first aid products
  • Mobility or assistive devices, such as wheel chairs, walkers, canes, splints and similar products or supplies
  • Diapers, wipes, baby bottles and other infant feeding and nursing accessories, infant clothing and sleepers, car seats, cribs, strollers, infant carriers and monitors
  • Household paper products such as toilet paper and paper towels
  • Household cleaning products and supplies such as laundry detergent, dish soap, bleach, cleaning agents, mops and brooms
  • Household safety and protection products such as smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers
  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Winter jackets, snow pants, underwear, winter headwear, gloves and mitts, socks and winter boots
  • Personal protective equipment and protective clothing for use in the workplace
  • Tobacco products
  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
  • Pet food and supplies
  • Postage stamps
  • Cell phones and cell phone accessories
  • Parts and supplies for all types of motor vehicles and watercraft
  • Major household appliances
  • Hunting, fishing and trapping supplies
  • Tools and hardware
  • Materials, parts and components for the maintenance, repair or construction of residential or commercial building systems, including plumbing, electrical and lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation systems
  • Products related to property maintenance such as shovels, snow blowers, sand and road salt

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