Pet retreats, they’re where you take your furry loved one when you have a hockey tournament, a vacation, a date with the slopes or for many other travel-related reasons – but what happens when the travel trickles to a halt? What happens when your business is deemed “essential” and you don’t qualify for any government handouts?
The bills remain the same – but the profits for many small businesses have dropped to mere fractions of what they were during “pre-pandemic” levels as a result of our Government’s Covid measures.
Dollarama is essential for low-income families and now they may not be able to afford to buy the products they need. Sites like Amazon charge an arm and a leg for the same products you buy from the dollar store.
According to the MNP Consumer Debt index – 54% of Canadians are within just $200 of financial insolvency. The blog from MNP says that “As pandemic-related government aid and loan deferral programs begin to wind down, the latest MNP Consumer Debt Index finds the number of Ontarians hovering close to financial insolvency has reached a five-year high.”
The Justice Centre has filed a constitutional challenge in the Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench on behalf of two individuals who were fined while attending a peaceful outdoor protest that exceeded Saskatchewan’s 10-person outdoor gathering limit.
The Family Kitchen in Leamington Ontario defied Premier Ford’s lockdown orders on Tuesday, April the 6th when they opened up their doors for indoor dining to a large crowd that had amassed on less than 24 hours notice.
What I found curious were Windsor and Niagara, two different hospitals near or at max ICU occupancy but yet their occupants consist of individuals that are not suffering from Covid. . As you can see from the data below 103% occupancy at Niagara with only