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Second lockdown means business would 'struggle,' restaurateur says

The owner of a Toronto restaurant says his business would struggle to keep its doors open if the city went into a second lockdown. He says he’s doing his best to remain optimistic regardless.

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    "CASES" what significance do cases have when next to nobody is in hospitals or dying?

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    If PCR tests are being used for testing, and the chemistry Nobel prize winner who created them has stated that they shouldn't and can't be used to determine illness/diagnose, then why do all these new "cases" matter? 🧐

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    George Thandayutham

    Money you can earn anytime but life is only one time.

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    " And none of the wicked shall understand, but those who are wise shall understand." ~~ " So God will cause them to be greatly deceived, and they will believe these lies." Anthony patch

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    George Thandayutham

    We will go through it be together.

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    I wander do they believe in what they are saying to us?

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    If we allow this farce, this 'casedemic', to continue there will be no restaurants, bars, small businesses left to come back to. Idiocracy in the making here; shop online and stay inside watching Netflix all day.

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    Support local small business
    Avoid corporate as best as you can. Walk freely with no masks. Honestly I promise honest police will say or do nothing. Then who is forcing you to wear a mask except you?
    If wallymart won’t let you in to buy toilet paper without a mask, the small business down the road will sell it to you without one on.

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    Why are we only talking about restaurants? Who cares about restaurants, your government doesn't and hasn't tax policies for corp. restaurants case in point. What about the important businesses like the trades?

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    WHEN IS CBC GOING TO TALK ABOUT THE INCREASE IN CARBON TAX THIS MONTH?

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    Business are still struggling limited capacity

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    If government forces buisnesses to close they should help them regardless

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    We should of locked down properly the first time and we wouldn't be in this meas.

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    Ashley Kiare Vvlogs

    Close everything down until the virus subsides. Opening everything up was potentially risking a major impact on the people

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    Of coarse they would struggle but tell that to people like the Nurses association or Dr.Cruella DeVille from Toronto .

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    I can not keep on doing University online oh my God, when will this hell end. I never got a graduation and now uni is online, seriously when will this end.

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    I don't have a tv, so if I don't know to google it I don't know about it. Did anyone else know that the LNG plant that (the pipeline to it, that we think were arguing about,) is there? Who was building it while we were complaining about lost jobs? Um, who is picking my suggestion list? I find videos 14 years old on it, but not this? What else have I missed while watching "Reality TV" The soap opera "Trump," the medical drama "Covid," entering it's 2nd season. If I had a life would I have known? I don't know. But if I had a tv, and paid for cable, why would I pay for this junk, when I pay an internet bill already?

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    So What! A second lockdown, if it happens may save lives , put a dollar value on a human's life ..
    Whining about lockdowns , Thousands of people a month in Construction , Mining ,Forestry get told ,your laid off ,or were shutting down .. They suffer , they reset , the move on ..

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    Their Take-out game is strong, good spot. Other restaurants and especially bars need a rent freeze.

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    The best way for the restaurant business is taking out but not dinning in! That would be safer! We all know " Better safe than sorry! " Money is important but our lives are more important ! We are all in the same boat ! God bless Canada and the world! Hope our world will be soon over the terrible Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic attacking! Be strong Canada! Thanks for the news! 🇨🇦💪🤙!

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    Smokers are in lockdown almost 15 years now. They can teach you something. Enjoy life! I hope you can drive around this time.

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    Go plant base.

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    Your fault for all being careless. It could have been prevented if you followed the rules. Now look what you cause. They will lock down the hot spots and that mean toronto. Thank goodness I don't live in toronto.

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    more amazing "journalism". from the cbc

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