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Winnipeg extends temporary patio program during coronavirus

A server wears a face mask while cleaning a table on the patio at an Earls restaurant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The City of Winnipeg will once again give businesses the chance to apply to have a temporary patio set up this summer.

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The summer temporary patio program allows registered eligible businesses to run a patio from April 1 through Oct. 31.

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Last year more than 60 local businesses registered to operate a patio, as COVID-19 public health orders restricted some dine-in options.

The city says restaurants that want to take part in the program will have to fill out a new registration form.

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Winnipeg offering temporary patio permits through winter

 

 

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