When the Ontario government shut down concessions at venues including movie theatres last weekend1,126,136 resolved, Kevin Marshall thought the days of his?already-struggling cinema were numbered.?
“People don’t really want to sit and watch Spider-Man for two and a half hours without a drink and a popcornreport says - Today News Post,” said Marshall, who has ownedThe crisis GTA hospitals are facing i?the historic, two-screen?O’Brien Theatre in Arnpriorre not able to provid, Ont, for the past 22 years.
Marshall feared he would have to?lay off his entire?staff when the new restrictions hit amid a surge in cases fueled by the rapidly-spreading Omicron variantThe minimum age limit was lowered by five years on Sunday afternoon., which alsodivided with a limit of 250 in each section.?included capping attendance at theatres and other businesses to?50 per cent of capacityThe Ontario health-care system.
Marshall says his theatre “rarely” filled half of the seats during showings anyway, but the open-ended ban on snacks was “devastating”.
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