Tag: Toronto

Update on Mandatory Masks and Face Coverings

City Council voted unanimously in favour of requiring masks or face coverings in all enclosed public places as of July 7 to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The measure heeds advice from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa. You can read her report online here: https://www.toronto.ca/…/report-from-medical-officer-of-he…/ Also starting today, masks or… Read more »

Toronto City Council approves CaféTO plan to safely increase and quickly expand outdoor dining space for local restaurants and bars

June 29, 2020 The City of Toronto announced today that the CaféTO report, which directs the City to take quick action and make way for additional safe outdoor dining spaces for local restaurants and bars, was unanimously approved with amendments by Toronto City Council. It’s expected the first CaféTO locations will be in place on… Read more »

East Toronto businesses welcome rent relief, ban on commercial evictions but more support still needed

June 22, 2020 By Ali Raza, Beach Metro News Local small business owners have some rent relief following weeks of uncertainty as Toronto councillors pushed the provincial and federal governments to act. Commercial tenants facing difficulties with rent have some breathing room now after the province announced a moratorium on commercial evictions on June 8… Read more »