Mayor Bonnie Crombie urging residents to continue to support local businesses amid pandemic
Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie, is urging people to continue supporting local businesses despite the fact Ontario has urged restaurants and bars refuse to allow dine-in options and only offer take and delivery.
As of 12:01 a.m. on March 17, Ontario us urging all bars and restaurants to refrain from offering dine-in services to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“I want to encourage people to please support our local business community by ordering take-out or mobile ordering from your favourite restaurant and consider buying gift certificates to local restaurants and movie theatres that can be used at a later date,” Crombie said in a release.
“Our goal is first and foremost to keep our City and our residents healthy and safe and reduce the further spread of this virus,” she added.
Additionally, the Province is advising cities and municipalities close nightclubs, movie theatres, concert venues and other businesses that would involve gatherings of 50 people or more at one time.
“I think we have all seen based on the federal’s governments response today that unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures,” Crombie continued.
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