Restaurant owner sends bill to Doug Ford for beer set to spoil during provincewide shutdown

Restaurant owner sends bill to Doug Ford for beer set to spoil during provincewide shutdown 1


Co-owner of Antler Kitchen and Bar, Jody Shapiro talks about sending an invoice to Premier Doug Ford to cover costs amid another lockdown.

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66 Comments on "Restaurant owner sends bill to Doug Ford for beer set to spoil during provincewide shutdown"

  1. Government can’t learn anything after a year of this? It’s pathetic and shows they have no idea what they’re doing.

    • What do you mean “after a year”? Remember our Province had extensive information and experience dating back to 2003 with SARS. Where’s what the gov’t ,SUPPOSEDLY, learned from THEN? smfh. Incompetence 101.

    • Why not put your money where your mouth is and buy some beer?

    • kurtanglerookieyear | April 4, 2021 at 10:56 PM | Reply

      Oh but they do. Not helping has nothing to do with not knowing what they are doing. They know precisely what theyre doing.

    • @tracerxy looks like conservatives are massive failures

      Alberta too lol. Conservative provinces are in BIG trouble

  2. Gary Simkins | April 4, 2021 at 9:29 PM | Reply

    Sitting outside on a patio with social distancing is not a threat. This government has screwed this up over and over again.

    • @bolskify im just comparing fluid flow physics as originally stated by the original poster.

    • Ted Poplawski | April 4, 2021 at 10:36 PM | Reply

      @Lizzbird keep wearing your face diapers and don’t leave your house then…go find your safe space.

    • @Bob Barker bruh, smell is little droplets, odours isn’t thin air.

    • @Wiggy 003 covid can travel as far as the water droplets.

      That’s not very far. There’s not clouds of covid floating around. Covid isn’t a virus that can travel without a medium of a droplet of moisture. That’s an undeniable fact, so kindly f yourself. There’s literally nothing saying covid floats around in the air for long distances. There is however plenty saying it’s easily destroyed outside of an environment of moisture by uv rays

      Also, it’s you’re

    • Spongerick Pat | April 4, 2021 at 10:41 PM | Reply

      @Bob Barker actually I’ve done research, Covid could stay airborne for hours and a person can still get infected. So go do your research instead of criticizing, then you’ll realize you were wrong.

  3. Nathan Weiers | April 4, 2021 at 9:31 PM | Reply

    I would be billing and taking the government to court as well if I was going to lose everything.

  4. Hmm…Texas and Florida seem to be doing better than we are in Ontario.

    • Sarah Lunafire | April 4, 2021 at 10:35 PM | Reply

      @Edward Carberry not even a new study. Heard sun destroys virus in under a minute. Cloudy day 1.5 min.

    • @Chris Mifflin Cancelled? Like the independent company Dr Seuss who independently stopped publishing certain books on their own?

      Why don’t you fascists allow companies to make their own decisions? You’d rather have the government make them for them?

      You fascists are gross. Take your $500 a week and go away you CERB collection poor person

    • Look at Sweden. Open for everything.

    • Silver Panther | April 4, 2021 at 10:44 PM | Reply

      @GoHabs 89 Yaaaaaawwwwwwnnnnnn

    • @Dexter J and what a disaster it has been. Their leaders had to apologize and acknowledge the science they ignored by going for the herd immunity strategy

      Hahahaha they failed.

      Look at Japan and Korea 🙂 masks and lockdowns work 🙂

  5. Why not? If the government wants to force a business to close, they should fully cover the financial losses.

    • @Jay Guo this 100%. Why do conservatives start crying when they see a business die under capitalism

      Lmfao not sorry

    • Ted Poplawski | April 4, 2021 at 10:38 PM | Reply

      @GoHabs 89 are you really that clueless?

    • @Ted Poplawski dude, Canada is a capitalism country just like America, did you forget what capitalism really is?

    • You do realize it is not the government’s money, right?

    • Ted Poplawski | April 4, 2021 at 10:49 PM | Reply

      @Jay Guo dude,do you know we’re in the midst of a “ pandemic “ and government is using draconian lockdown measures? ? Get informed before revealing your ignorance for all to see, dude.

  6. Send another bill to Trudeau for allowing new covid 19 variants into the country through international flights.

  7. Ontario has the most restrictive measures in the whole world!!!

    • Australia did. And they beat the virus. Everything is now wide open. Because they shut it down hard including police stopping you to make sure your trip was essential.

    • Ford should’ve done a harsh shut down from the beginning. I mean it’s still not too late for it so that it doesn’t become worse than what it is..

    • and yet its not working!

    • @Samma Vitae Yup, Australia, New Zeeland, Taiwan.But they did closed the borders from last March.Last March in Canada if you were advocating for closing the borders, you were racist!!!

    • @Samma Vitae And then there are countries that remained open entirely like Nicaragua and they had fewer casualties overall than countries with restrictions.

  8. Josva The Noble Fool | April 4, 2021 at 9:34 PM | Reply

    Sure he’ll pay, but expect it to be a buck a beer.

  9. jovita shetty | April 4, 2021 at 9:39 PM | Reply

    My heart goes for small business, hopefully this is the last time

  10. Robert Prentice | April 4, 2021 at 9:40 PM | Reply

    I would have just drank it all lol.. but seriously coming from someone in the industry, there should be compensation

  11. Jonathan Jollimore | April 4, 2021 at 9:41 PM | Reply

    Hope you guys can get back to normal soon. Out here NS things are pretty much working normally we have a handle on our cases best of luck

  12. brad fiegehen | April 4, 2021 at 9:54 PM | Reply


  13. Heaven Wheeler | April 4, 2021 at 9:59 PM | Reply

    This “virus” is a sick circus nightmare!! 🎠

  14. Denny Sensation | April 4, 2021 at 10:04 PM | Reply

    Antler is where Joe Rogan likes to go eat steak when he’s in Toronto

  15. Christalball93 StonksNSports | April 4, 2021 at 10:05 PM | Reply

    I feel really bad for all the restaurant owners. This fiasco has to end

  16. Lawrence Veinotte | April 4, 2021 at 10:05 PM | Reply

    every single business in Ontario and across Canada should be taking all governments to court, there is zero science backing any of their covid measures.

  17. sam palibroda | April 4, 2021 at 10:07 PM | Reply

    this is what we need!

  18. Sebastian Ricci | April 4, 2021 at 10:11 PM | Reply

    Just Brilliant

  19. Postofficejoe | April 4, 2021 at 10:31 PM | Reply

    Lets shut down big box stores and let mom and pops stores set record high sales this time..!

  20. Premier Doug Ford will issue ORBB on Monday at 9am (Ontario Restaurant Beer Benefit).

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