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Majority of restaurants won’t last longer than six months: survey

Article content continued As of July 10, Yelp found 26,160 restaurant closures — an increase of 23 per cent from June 15, CNN reported on the weekend. Of these, 15,770 establishments have permanently closed. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, restaurants have lost more revenue and jobs than any other industry. Restaurants already operate with […]

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McGill student won’t be punished for accepting trip to Israel

File photo shows the Students’ Society of McGill University building. Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette Jewish advocacy groups say they’re relieved that the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) voted to toss out a motion late Monday that would have punished one of its members for accepting a free trip to Israel. The vote came […]

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Conjugal violence reaches into workplace, campaign tells employers

An association of women’s shelters says it plans to send a conjugal violence campaign poster, an information brochure and contact information for shelters across the province to 1,000 of Quebec’s largest employers and unions starting this week. West Island Women’s Shelter Conjugal violence starts in the home, but it carries over into the workplace through […]

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