Prohibition of gardeners & pool contractors service

UPDATE: Québec has announced that Gardening work by private contractors and gardening companies will be allowed effective 15th April, 2020.

Important notice to residents and homeowners - prohibition of gardeners & pool contractors service during the health emergency.

In conformity with Provincial Rules, municipalities are prohibiting the Gardeners, Swimming Pool workers and other private contractors to engage in gardening work, maintenance and construction.
Minister Rouleau said on 7th April that:

The list of essential services is currently in effect. Work is being done by the Public Health Department to re-evaluate this list with a view to deconfinement and a gradual resumption of activities as of May 4.  So, there is hope for May. But until then, lawn care, horticulture and pool preparation services are not considered essential services.