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Pictured here is the building best known for having housed Reid's Sports, located on the north side of Garrison Road. Later, it served as a martial arts studio and a campaign office for Wayne Redekop, and stood vacant after.

Canadian Tire has enjoyed a long history in Fort Erie, with its first store located on Jarvis Street. Another location opened on Central Avenue and operated there until 1996. As business shifted from the north end to Garrison Road, Canadian Tire…

During the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, non-essential businesses were ordered to close temporarily. Pictured here is Sessions on the River, a recording studio on Niagara Boulevard.

During the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, all non-essential businesses closed, including hair salons. Pictured here is The Spa hair salon on Niagara Boulevard, advising customers of their temporary closure.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, stores were required to limit their capacities, enforced by implementing a one-person in-one-person-out arrangement. Pictured here is a line at the Fort Erie Wal Mart, allowing one customer in after another left once it…

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the government mandated social distancing, requiring people who did not live in the same house to keep six feet apart. Pictured here is the floor of Wal Mart which, like other stores, instituted one-way aisles to ensure…

Social Distancing became crucial during the Covid-19 pandemic. Government regulations mandates six feet of distance between people who did not live in the same house and businesses took their own approach to obey the rule. Pictured here is the floor…

During the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses such as restaurants, modified how they do business in order to keep their doors open. Pictured here is a note posted in the window at Green Acres, advising customers of their temporary move to take out only.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses took proactive measures with their clientele either in keeping with provincial guidelines and mandates for social distancing, or to add to them. Pictured here is a sign at Green Acres restaurant, asking…

During the Covid-19 pandemic, various types of non-essential businesses were ordered closed by the province of Ontario at various points in its timeline. Some businesses closed proactively in response to the virus. Pictured here is D&W Upholstry,…

Essential businesses promoted social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic, which included government regulation, but oftentimes their own additional measures. Pictured here is a sign at Avondale on Central Avenue and Gilmore Road, promoting social…

During the Covid-19 pandemic, social distancing became an important practice everywhere, especially in public places. Pictured here is a sign posted at the entrance to Sobeys, reminding customers to keep a safe distance from other shoppers and…
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