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Quebec Restaurants Really Really Want To Reopen

A majority are willing to reopen with social distancing rules in place.
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Quebec Restaurants Really Really Want To Reopen

For now, restauranteurs will have no choice but to continue take-out and delivery service despite huge profit losses.

Close to 80% of the respondents applied for the $40,000 Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), a government program that helps small businesses and non-profits cover their operating costs. 

"As the figures show, they are very worried and are living in a particularly difficult economic situation which will last for several more months. In the circumstances, there is a need for foodservice companies to be able to qualify for direct financial assistance from governments," said Meunier. 

Responding to the concerns of restaurant owners, the ARQ presented 28 recommendations that could help them survive the crisis.

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