Fort businesses struggling over pandemic

Businesses affected - Houston Pizza’s David Scrimbit with prep cook Tianna Redman said If the quarantine lasts a month he can survive, if it is long term, he’s out of business. The restaurant shut down on March 23 throwing 30 people out of work.

It is the silence on the streets that is most unnerving.The COVID-19 pandemic is slowly suffocating the service industry in Fort Qu’Appelle, and the uncertainty about what comes next continues to grow. The Legion and the Seniors’ Centre are shuttered. Houston Pizza closed on Monday, putting 30 people out of work indefinitely. As of Wednesday, […]

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