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How two very different businesses came together to overcome adversity during the pandemic

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One year ago, Sean Hoff had no idea what would happen to his business. Hoff is the founder of Moniker, a corporate travel retreat planning agency that focuses on two of the things that have been banned during this pandemic: travelling and group get-togethers. Meanwhile, a Kingston-based theatre company that launched just as the pandemic…

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How two very different businesses came together to overcome adversity during the pandemic

One year ago, Sean Hoff had no idea what would happen to his business. Hoff is the founder of Moniker, a corporate travel retreat planning agency that focuses on two of the things that have been banned during this pandemic: travelling and group get-togethers. Meanwhile, a Kingston-based theatre company that launched just as the pandemic hit, was starting to look for ways to pivot their company online. Our Toronto’s Marivel Taruc has the story of how these two struggling businesses stayed alive with a bit of creativity.


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Roncy restaurateurs feel ‘left behind’ as they struggle to secure CaféTO patio spaces

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After a long winter, David Neinstein’s hope for a successful patio season came to a grinding halt after his CafeTO application was denied. And he’s not alone. A number of other restaurants on the Roncesvalles strip are also struggling to nail down outdoor dining space.

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After a long winter, David Neinstein’s hope for a successful patio season came to a grinding halt after his CafeTO application was denied. And he’s not alone. A number of other restaurants on the Roncesvalles strip are also struggling to nail down outdoor dining space.


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Parents juggle Wi-Fi woes, time crunches and constant change this school year

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The pandemic’s third wave continues to disrupt learning and upend classrooms from kindergarten through Grade 12 across the country. CBC News spoke with three parents to get a snapshot of what schooling is like for their families at the moment.

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Grade 9 Student Arryan Rao

The pandemic’s third wave continues to disrupt learning and upend classrooms from kindergarten through Grade 12 across the country. CBC News spoke with three parents to get a snapshot of what schooling is like for their families at the moment.


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‘More people are catching on’: Travellers using U.S.-Canada land border to avoid quarantine hotels

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In an effort to avoid the mandatory three-day stay at a quarantine hotel, some Canadians are flying into cities near the U.S.-Canada border and crossing by foot, taxi or limousine to return home. CBC News spoke to some of them at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ont., and the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie,…

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Greg Peacock crosses Rainbow Bridge

In an effort to avoid the mandatory three-day stay at a quarantine hotel, some Canadians are flying into cities near the U.S.-Canada border and crossing by foot, taxi or limousine to return home. CBC News spoke to some of them at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ont., and the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, Ont.


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