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FOCUS: Local resources for a global pandemic (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Local resources for a global pandemic (Apr. 2020)

An updated guide of Annex resources

By Gleaner Staff

Staying home to help stop the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be the new normal for the foreseeable future.  

Read on for our updated guide to Annex resources during COVID-19, the second issue since we all started to hunker down and stay together apart. 

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CHATTER: “A burger and a pound of butter please…” (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · Comments Off on CHATTER: “A burger and a pound of butter please…” (Apr. 2020)

As social distancing rules cause hour-long line ups at the local Metro, people are also having trouble finding free time slots for grocery delivery. Fortunately for stressed-out shoppers, our friendly neighbourhood Paupers Pub is getting into the grocery game. 

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EDITORIAL: Local heroes (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · 4 Comments

“Canadians are kind and generous.” The Prime Minsister tells us this in his daily briefings on the COVID-19 crisis. In reality, this statement is part truth and part aspirational. Fortunately in the Annex, and in a great many other parts of our city, this is proving to be true. Many residents are acting as model citizens: staying home, sharing positive messages, and helping each other out.

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NEWS (MARCH 2017): City proposes steep patio fee hike

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (MARCH 2017): City proposes steep patio fee hike

Business owners decry lack of consultation

PHOTO BY MATT JAMES/GLEANER NEWS FILE PHOTO: Business owners said they weren’t consulted on the City of Toronto’s proposal to hike to patio fees. Many businesses on Bloor Street West — such as Future Bakery (above) — open a patio in the warmer months, but they are already expensive to operate and maintain.

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