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B.C. restaurants tighten guidelines amid new spike in COVID-19 cases

Following a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in British Columbia, the restaurant industry is taking steps to make sure restaurants and similar venues adhere to guidelines and for patrons to respect those measures. Global News reports.

Groups call for urgent action to help restaurant industry survive pandemic

An alliance of chambers of commerce and boards of trade across Canada is calling for “urgent action” from three levels of government to help restaurants survive the economic effects the COVID-19 pandemic.

P.E.I. Restaurant Association encourages members to wear masks when serving customers

Working closely with the Prince Edward Island government, the Prince Edward Island Restaurant Association is encouraging its members to wear masks while serving customers.

COVID-19 has changed how Canadians spend at small businesses: sales remain low

New data shows payment methods at small businesses have shifted away from cash toward electronic options like credit, debit and Interac e-Transfer.

Hamilton, Ont., pizzeria to open controversial pot shop

The conversion of the dining half of Attic Pizza Parlour into a pot shop in Stoney Creek, near Hamilton, Ont., is underway as the owner awaits approval from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, reports.

Require masks in restaurants, bars to stop coronavirus, Toronto mayor urges Ont. premier

Masks should be mandatory inside restaurants and bars in Toronto when indoor dining and drinking is again allowed, Mayor John Tory said in a letter to the premier of Ontario.
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