The government has presented its plan to continue the gradual reopening of the province. Beginning in June, Quebec hair salons, dental offices, and other personal care services will begin to welcome back clients. Private health care practices will reopen on June 1 across the province. Personal aesthetic care services like salons, meanwhile, will open on June 1 only outside of the Greater Montreal Area as well as Joliette.\nThe government has not yet determined when these services can open in Montreal.\nDeputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault made the announcement at the daily COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday.\n"There was a lot of talk about the impatience, or at least the haste, of people to see, among other things, hair salons reopen," she said.\n"So, this will be good news that will be welcomed, I'm sure."\nShe also made clear that authorities will continue to evaluate the situation and make adjustments if necessary.\n"We won't hesitate to set back or change dates because health is the priority. Therefore, the best way for our investments to continue to pay off and then be profitable is to continue to invest in prevention and protection measures, and in distancing and hygiene."\nMore details are forthcoming.\nThese services will join the many other formerly non-essential businesses that will gradually resume operations over the next month.\nBusinesses and elementary schools outside the Montreal metropolitan community (CMM) have already begun to reopen.\nNational parks, as well as certain sporting activities, have also reopened.\nOn continue d’observer une tendance encourageante. Si on veut continuer d’avancer dans la bonne direction, il faut continuer de respecter les consignes de la Santé publique.🎥Suivez notre point de presse en direct 👇https://t.co/XmvumUc2G6— François Legault (@francoislegault) May 20, 2020\nRetail stores with their own entrances from the outside are due to open in the CMM on May 25, Legault confirmed Monday.\nMunicipal leaders have already begun to plan for a summer like no other.\nIn Montreal, hundreds of kilometres of streets will be transformed to better accommodate pedestrians and cyclists.\nSome of the most popular commercial thoroughfares will be pedestrian-only.\n#COVID19 : Cet été, nous proposons à la population les Voies actives sécuritaires, qui feront de Montréal une ville agréable et sécuritaire où tous pourront se déplacer en respectant les règles de distanciation, redécouvrir leur ville et encourager nos commerçants. #polmtl pic.twitter.com/nXEySrnmJE— Valérie Plante (@Val_Plante) May 15, 2020\nThe government has stressed, however, that the public must continue to follow health and safety recommendations.\nPremier Legault warned Tuesday that he would "put the brakes on reopening" the province if there's a second wave of COVID-19.\n#COVID19: 112 km of safe active routes will be created. These temporary pedestrian and cycling routes are in addition to the planned infrastructures and the 900 km of existing lanes. This summer, 1,200 km will be available for safe active travel. #polmtl https://t.co/wA75DqRDbN pic.twitter.com/ABlNM1JIjs— Valérie Plante (@Val_Plante) May 15, 2020\nStay tuned for more news.