Toronto COVID-19 Outbreaks Include The Cheesecake Factory, TTC, Harbour 60 & More

Toronto COVID-19 outbreaks have affected some of the city's most beloved restaurants this summer, and at least a few of them are still ongoing.

According to the city's website, there are currently 20 active COVID-19 outbreaks in Toronto with the vast majority of them occurring in workplace and community settings.

Popular spots such as the Yorkdale Mall Cheesecake Factory and Harbour 60 are amongst those with reported outbreaks.

Other establishments such as Tropical Nights, Regulars and Milestones also reported outbreaks, but the city has since declared them to be over.

The TTC is another setting that has recently declared an outbreak with seven cases confirmed since September 2, 2021

Toronto Police Are Looking For A Man Who Allegedly Pushed Someone Onto TTC Subway Tracks

The man was dragged by the train and taken to hospital for his injuries.

A 36-year-old man was pushed and fell onto the Bloor-Yonge Subway Station TTC subway tracks on November 26, and police are looking for the person who allegedly pushed him.

Toronto police were called to the station at 5:22 p.m. for "unknown trouble" and reported the victim was carrying a box at the platform when he accidentally bumped into another man which sparked an argument, according to a press release.

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A public meet-and-greet with TTC CEO Rick Leary and Councillor Brad Bradford appeared to go off the rails Monday night after a crowd of protestors swarmed the two men.

The meeting, which was promoted to help the company's head connect with transit riders, descended into chaos after protestors piled into the Main Street subway station, where the talk took place.

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TTC Riders Can Expect Big Changes Due To Staffing Shortages & Here's What You Need To Know

A subway line, streetcar and 57 bus routes will be affected starting next week.

This month, the TTC will make sweeping changes to its transit schedule to anticipate staffing shortages caused by its new COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

According to the agency's website, the changes, which come into effect on November 21, 2021, are the direct result of "operator workforce shortages" and are expected to cause significant delays on subway lines and streetcar/bus routes.

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Transit time is going to go up for some Torontonians next month because the TTC is losing a bunch of workers who won't get vaccinated.

The transit agency recently issued a press release advising travellers about some "small and temporary reductions" in service that it says are necessary in order to keep things going on its busiest routes.

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