Greyhound Canada has suspended all bus routes in Canada because of COVID-19 | Instant News

Canadian Greyhound will stop all bus routes in Canada starting next Wednesday, May 13, due to coronavirus.

Controversial company stop its service in Western Canada in 2018, but the pandemic has caused ticket sales for the remaining routes in the east of the country to drop by 95 percent.

The company has reduced operations during the pandemic, including nine other routes between Canada on April 5, and three cross-border routes between Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Buffalo, N.Y .; Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit; and Montreal and Champlain, N.Y.

The company said that by midnight next Tuesday, the following remaining routes are no longer in service:

  • Windsor to London
  • London to Toronto and Toronto Airport
  • London to Kitchener
  • London to Toronto Local (Woodstock, Brantford, Hamilton, Mississauga)
  • Toronto to Ottawa
  • Ottawa to Montreal
  • Ottawa to Kingston
  • Kitchener / Guelph to Toronto

“As we continue to navigate this situation, we will keep our customers and employees affected by this temporary closure,” Stuart Kendrick, vice president of the company, said in a release.

“We regret the difficulties that will cause them, but this decision comes as a last resort to overcome the uncontrolled consequences and adverse effects of this pandemic,”

Around 400 employees will be temporarily laid off as a result of the decision.

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