11
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Bars, Canada, COVID, COVID-19, Ontario, Phase 1, Reopening, Servers, Tourism

Kingston one of five top cities in Ontario hardest hit by pandemic – Kingston

As Ontario enters phase one of its pandemic reopening plan, local business owners say they are struggling to make sure there’s enough staff working in their bars, hotels, and restaurants. “We’ve been drastically affected by the lockdown. Many of our businesses have been completely shuttered. Those that have been…
23
May
2021
Posted by: In: BC Trespass Act, central okanagan, Community Safety, gangsters, Inadmissible Patron Policy, Kelowna, Kelowna RCMP, news, Organized Crime, Removing gangsters from businesses

Program that allows gangsters to be removed from Kelowna bars and restaurants returns – Okanagan

Kelowna RCMP will be operating its Inadmissible Patron Policy (IPP) program for the 8th year in a row this summer. The program began eight years ago and according to police, has been extremely successful in ensuring community safety from organized criminal elements. Read more: Surrey Bar Watch-style program ‘better…
08
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Bar Italia, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fall, Food, patio, PUB, Restaraunts, Season, Silver Heights, Winnipeg patios, Winnipeg Restaurants

‘Sales will be down for sure’: Winnipeg bars brace for end of patio season – Winnipeg

Winnipeg restaurants have been through the wringer over the last few months, but the worst might be yet to come. Cool weather over the long weekend set the scene for empty patios across the city following a busy summer for outdoor seating areas. Many restaurants are already seeing dips…