07
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, covid fitness goals, COVID-19 Pandemic, Covid-19 reopening, Health, Life Goals, Lifestyle, post-pandemic plans, SMART goals, Travel Plans

COVID-19 pandemic forced 75% Canadians to delay major life goals, survey shows – National

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted people’s lives and shifted priorities, a majority of Canadians put major life decisions on hold over the past 15 months, a new survey published Wednesday showed. Physical restrictions and mental challenges got in the way of people achieving their goals this past year, with…
06
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Cannabis, COVID-19, Economy, Health, Kingston, Lifestyle, Local Business, Money, news, Pandemic, Sales, Store

Kingston, Ont. cannabis store tops sales for eastern Ontario – Kingston

Jennawae McLean and her partner opened up Calyx and Trichomes last year in the midst of the pandemic. While the company is now the top seller in eastern Ontario,  they say it has not always been easy. “Now we know that after such a difficult year, we can handle…
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…
06
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Hard Nectar, Hard Seltzer, Miranda Anthistle, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Pandemic, pandemic business, , The Nectarines, TikTok

Saved by TikTok | Watch News Videos Online

Launching a brand new business during the pandemic has its challenges, but a group of best friends who became business partners in 2020, was saved by social media. As Miranda Anthistle explains, they’re now harnessing the power of the internet to break barriers and literal boundaries.
06
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Hard Nectar, Hard Seltzer, Miranda Anthistle, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Pandemic, pandemic business, , The Nectarines, TikTok

Saved by TikTok | Watch News Videos Online

Launching a brand new business during the pandemic has its challenges, but a group of best friends who became business partners in 2020, was saved by social media. As Miranda Anthistle explains, they’re now harnessing the power of the internet to break barriers and literal boundaries.
09
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Alberta COVID-19, Alberta Health Services, Alberta public health measures, Alberta public health rules, Canada, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Alberta, COVID-19, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, EPS, Khrome Beauty Lounge, Khrome Beauty Lounge Edmonton, news

Edmonton business owner apologetic for renting salon to party with DJ during pandemic – Edmonton

An Edmonton business owner is apologizing for renting out her nail salon for a large weekend party, despite COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Police said they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people who were partying with alcohol and a DJ at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday.…
04
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Destination Toronto, economic loses, Economy, Events, Meetings, Toronto, toronto hospitality, toronto tourism, toronto tourism industry, Tourism, tourism toronto, visitor spending

Toronto lost $8.35B in tourist activity due to 1st year of COVID-19 pandemic – Toronto

According to an analysis done by Destination Toronto, the COVID-19 pandemic has cost the city’s economy $8.35 billion due to a drop in tourism and hospitality spending. Some of the hardest hit sectors include: retail: $1.68 billion food and beverage: $1.33 billion accommodations: $1.21 billion finance: $1.03 billion transportation:…
19
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Gud Eats, news, regina COVID-19, Regina News, Restaurant Canada, Saskatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan News, SkipTheDishes, Vegan

Pandemic, 3rd-party delivery fees play role in Güd Eats closure in Regina: owner

The restaurant industry in Saskatchewan has seen another casualty as the coronavirus pandemic continues to create challenges for local businesses. Gud Eats, a 100-per cent vegan fast food restaurant, announced it is closing its Regina location as of Feb. 28. “Unfortunately, COVID-19 has taken a toll on a number…
28
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Business license fees, Business license fees waived, Businesses suffer amid pandemic, district of summerland, news, Okanagan, south okanagan, summerland, summerland chamber of commerce, Summerland Mayor, Supporting businesses during pandemic, Toni Boot

Okanagan municipality waives business license fees amid pandemic – Okanagan

The District of Summerland and the Summerland Chamber of Commerce are taking extra steps in supporting local businesses amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The district has decided to waive business license fees for 2021. The decision to waive the fees was made at a district council meeting…
21
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Donald Trump, Pandemic, Trump family, Trump family business, trump golf courses, Trump properties, trump real estate, World

Trump returns to family business empire hit hard by pandemic – National

Donald Trump is returning to a family business ravaged by pandemic shutdowns and restrictions, with revenue plunging more than 40 per cent at his Doral golf property, his Washington hotel and both his Scottish resorts over the past year. Trump’s 2020 financial disclosure released as he left office this…