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Business owners in Quebec City avoided damage to their properties during the G7 summit, but a heavy police presence and security measures left unusually quiet streets and empty shops in the city centre. "It killed business," said Song Yan, the owner of a clothing store on Saint-Jean Street, which would normally be full of people on a warm June weekend. "There are less people on the streets, less clients. I'm not very happy," Yan said. Like many others, he said he won't bother filling out forms under the G7's compensation plan for businesses which experienced a loss of revenues. Neither will Jean Thibodeau.
Moosehead is Canada's oldest and largest independent brewery, but this weekend it will be the new kid on the block of small-batch breweries.
City to allow microbreweries and other small manufacturing operations more leeway to set up shop in retail neighbourhoods