Articles by Michelle Mccann

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In dark hour for hospitality industry, some are opening new restaurants anyways

Dire predictions on the odds of restaurants surviving the winter continue to dominate the news as the pandemic drags on. Restaurants Canada estimates that since the start of the pandemic, 33,000 jobs in Toronto have been lost and full-service restaurants are experiencing as much as 80 per cent of sales losses due to the shutdown of indoor dining. And yet, despite the economic uncertainty and bad news, there are still restaurants popping up around Toronto.

Cancer researcher participates in Terry Fox Run

Helen Burston credits the Terry Fox Research Institute with supporting her work that’s led to a prospective drug to treat ovarian cancer. The scientist and her husband ran in Montreal on Sunday for the 40th…