on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. We encourage everyone to respect the social distancing and hygiene measures that we have put in place in order to protect the health and safety of all Canadians. We would like to thank all of our customers for their patience, understanding and support. Limited the number of customers allowed inside our stores at any given time; Placed preventative action signage at store entrances, checkouts and service desks (sales, returns, footwear, etc.) JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Two Sail stores in Ontario – one in Vaughan and one in Etobicoke – will also close, following liquidation sales that are set to begin soon (both banners have reopened in Quebec and Ontario after spending roughly two months closed due to COVID-19). Our workshops will not be offering immediate service. The company, founded more than 40 years ago, will focus on 12 remaining Sail locations, including eight in Quebec and four in Ontario, as well as its e-commerce business. A Sail outdoor store is seen in Brossard, Que. Sail has 1,800 employees, some of whom will be able to transfer to other stores or its distribution centre. The preventive measures that we have taken may cause service delays. This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 4, 2020. Canada's Most Trusted News. Ontario stores in Vaughan and Etobicoke, near Toronto, will also close. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! 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At the government’s request and to protect the safety of all Canadians, we have made some temporary changes to our business. The company, founded more than 40 years ago, will focus on 12 remaining Sail locations, including eight in Quebec and four in Ontario, as well as its e-commerce business. As the situation around the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, we are finding new ways to serve you safely and effectively. The Canadian Press Staff. The move comes two days after the Quebec-based company said it filed for creditor protection under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act due to the pressure of having its stores were shuttered for several weeks because of measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. We provide all of our employees with continuous awareness on preventive hygiene measures, such as frequently washing their hands, coughing or sneezing into their elbow, monitoring their health, limiting physical contact with other people, wearing gloves and following all of the updated guidelines from our management team. Outdoor retailer Sail is shrinking its footprint by a third with the closure of four stores in Quebec and two in Ontario that will affect about 500 workers. The store will not work correctly in the case when cookies are disabled. The restructuring will see it end the Sportium brand by closing locations in Quebec City, St-Hubert, Laval and Kirkland at the conclusion of a liquidation sale that will start in a few days. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. 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Refer to our Stores page to consult the opening hours. Ontario stores in Vaughan and Etobicoke, near Toronto, will also close. Sail Outdoors Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection so it can restructure amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, founded more than 40 years ago, will focus on 12 remaining Sail locations, including eight in Quebec and four in Ontario, as well as its e-commerce business. Last Updated: October 30, 2020Dear customers. ... Ontario stores in Vaughan and Etobicoke, near Toronto, will also close. We encourage you to be extremely cautious but to remain physically active under these unique circumstances. Customer cooperation will be required when trying on any footwear in order to limit contact with our employees. to remind customers of the social distancing and safety measures currently in place; Put up signs and crowd control ropes to help direct customers around the checkouts and service desks (changing rooms, footwear, hunting and fishing counter, customer service, workshop); Placed distancing markers on the floor in order to encourage customers to maintain a safe distance; Installed Plexiglas shields in front of our checkouts and other high-traffic areas, including service desks. Contactless payment limits on most credit cards have been increased to $250 so that customers do not have to use the pin pad. MONTREAL - Outdoor retailer Sail is shrinking its footprint by a third with the closure of four stores in Quebec and two in Ontario that will affect about 500 workers. announces 1,120 new cases from the weekend, Is your child getting Zoom burnout? Here are some of the preventative measures we have put in place: We would like to thank our customers for their cooperation and for respecting our sanitary regulations. 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Until then, stay safe! Download the CTV News app now. This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 4, 2020. A Sail outdoor store is seen in Brossard, Que. SHARE: Ontario stores in Vaughan and Etobicoke, near Toronto, will also close. Sail has 1,800 employees, some of whom will be able to transfer to other stores or its distribution centre. This means that all products must be handled by the customer. 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