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Restaurants and bars, among other public places, will not be permitted to open for at least another two weeks.
May 06, 2020 - EightSix Staff
To protect the health and safety of all Ontarians, the Ontario government has extended all Emergency Orders until May 19th at the earliest.
Unfortunately for hospitality, this means that no restaurants or bars will be allowed to open in time for the typically-busy Victoria Day weekend.
Additionally, the emergency electricity rate relief, which provides the lowest, off-peak price for electricity for all customers, is extended another 24 days until May 31, 2020.
With restaurants set to reopen in the province, BC's Restaurant and Food Services Association releases its best practices guideline to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff.
Celebrated by the industry, the announcement will allow for improved liquor margins to support the struggling restaurant industry.
The move will allow establishments to increase their capacity while maintaining physical distance between patrons.