People are calling for the TTC to be totally free during COVID-19

As more and more cities make their public transit systems completely free to use during the strange new reality that COVID-19 has created, the TTC is sticking to its guns and continuing to charge its usual fare amount on all of routes. Commission representative Stuart Green said earlier this week that the fact that the TTC "moves significantly more people in different ways…

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Toronto restaurant chain attempts to save jobs by cutting staff wages by 25%

All full-time employees working under one of Canada's largest Japanese restaurant brand, Kinka Family, are getting a massive cut to their monthly paycheque.  Employees working at all Canadian locations of Kinka Izakaya, Kintori Yakitori, Kinton Ramen, JaBistro and Neo Coffee Bar will see 25 per cent docked off their salaries for the next three months, according to…

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MLSE donated 27,000 pounds of food to a charity in Toronto

The fact that non-essential businesses have been slowly shuttering across Toronto for a while now — including MLSE-owned Scotiabank Arena, RS (Real Sports) and e11even — means companies have surpluses of food that could easily end up in landfill.  But instead of letting an exorbitant amount of food go to waste, Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment generoualy…

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Some supermarkets in Toronto are now limiting purchases to two per product

Grocery stores around Toronto have begun to implement measures against panic shopping amidst heightened precautions for COVID-19.  Over the past week, larger than normal lineups have been taking place at pharmacies and grocery stores around the city, causing shortages of some essential items such as toilet paper, disenfectants, and food products.  In order to manage stock, some…

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10 restaurants in Toronto with new takeout and delivery options

Takeout and delivery at restaurants in Toronto is the new normal as the province has declared a state of emergency limiting former dine-in restaurants to takeout and delivery only.  Many local restaurants that didn't generally do takeout or delivery before are switching up their operations and will be providing these services during these trying times. Here are…

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