Farm Boy expects to create about 150 jobs when it opens its doors this spring in the Harvard Square Plaza on Mohawk Road West.
A statement by founder Zane Caplansky said even though the College Street location has closed, the restaurants at Toronto Pearson International Airport and Yorkville are still open for business.
Employees at the Tim Hortons locations owned by the children of the co-founders of the franchise say they have reduced employee benefits and cut back paid breaks to help offset Ontario's $2.40 jump in hourly minimum wage.
Although there are many theories on how to pronounce its name, there is one theory that is holding true: JYSK, with a store just south of Devonshire Mall, continues to grow.
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says linking minimum wage increases to the consumer price index would help employers in the region create business plans and pricing strategies with greater certainty, while ensuring cost of living increases for minimum wage earners.