15
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: binh's nail salon, Canada, Case Count, Coronavirus, Covid19, Eastern Ontario, Health, Kingston, Kingston Covid Cases, kingston ontario, Money, Nail Salon, Pandemic, Virus

‘I apologize to the community’: Kingston nail salon owner speaks out after COVID-19 outbreak

It’s been nearly three months since Kingston, Ont., saw its largest COVID-19 outbreak. Thirty-seven cases were linked to several local nail salons. Of that number, 33 were connected to Binh’s nail salon, according to KFL&A Public Health. The owner of the nail salon, Binh Nguyen, sat down with Global…
02
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus update, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Project Montreal, Valerie Plante

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante calls for provincial, federal help to rebuild from COVID-19 – Montreal

Valérie Plante is approaching the start of her fourth year in office as mayor of Montreal in circumstances dramatically different from when she marked the start to her third. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic crisis that has come with it, has completely upended life as we knew it…
27
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, Money, ottawa board of trade, Ottawa Business, Ottawa business confidence, Ottawa business growth, Ottawa Coronavirus, Ottawa COVID-19, Ottawa economy, pandemic economy, Sueling Ching

COVID-19 pandemic devastated Ottawa business confidence: survey – Ottawa

Ottawa business leaders who were previously high on the city’s economic potential had their expectations devastated by the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest annual survey tracking business confidence in the nation’s capital. The Welch LLP Ottawa Business Growth Survey (OBGS) is a collaboration between the accounting firm and…
07
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: bars covid, Canada, Coronavirus, Covid Restaurants, COVID-19, Montreal restaurants, news, old montreal restaurants, Pandemic, pandemic restaurants, restaurants bars coronavirus

Montreal restaurants struggling to survive in COVID-19 era – Montreal

After nine years running his popular Old Montreal lunch spot Pave Lunch Experts, owner Matthew Schnarch made the difficult decision to close his doors, blaming the COVID-19 pandemic for ruining his business. “It’s really sad. I think in the future, places like mine, the small, local … shop, they will…
02
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Churros, Churros Anyone?, COVID-19, COVID-19 Lethbridge, Features, Food Truck, Food Trucks, Ice Cream, Lethbridge, lethbridge food trucks, Swirls, swirls ice cream

Lethbridge food trucks adapting after COVID-19 put the brakes on summer event season – Lethbridge

A meal, snack, or drink on wheels — whatever you may be craving, there’s probably a food truck that has it. “Since opening our food truck we’ve seen a lot of growth in the food truck industry,” co-owner of Swirls Ice Cream Steve Hirlehey said. “A lot of new trucks…
24
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Back to School, Back To School Shopping, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Online Shopping, Health, Online Shopping, Online Shopping COVID-19, U.S., World

Coronavirus: COVID-19 drives surge of online shopping

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of people shying away from malls and in-person retailers due to concerns over limiting the spread of the coronavirus and as a result, online shopping companies are seeing a surge of business. With back-to-school around the corner in the U.S., some consumer experts…
06
Apr
2020
Posted by: In: Air Filtration System, Amway, Amway Atmosphere Sky Air Filtration System, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Health

Coronavirus outbreak: Salesperson caught on camera touting benefits of air filtration system for fighting COVID-19

A salesperson was caught on a hidden-camera video extolling the ability of the Amway Atmosphere Sky air filtration system to reduce the spread of COVID-19, despite a statement from Amway that the claim is unsubstantiated. Amway said it has told its business partners not to make such claims.