March 24, 2023

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Greyhound suspends operations in Canada permanently

Greyhound suspends operations in Canada permanently

(Toronto) Greyhound Canada on Thursday announced that it will cease offering its services in Canada on a permanent basis.

The Canadian Press

The coach company said the routes in Ontario and Quebec would be permanently removed by Thursday.

After the reopening of the border between the two countries, the U.S. The subsidiary Greyhound Lines will continue to operate border routes to Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.

Greyhound Canada suspended all services in May 2020 due to a significant drop in passenger numbers and increased travel restrictions due to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Greyhound Canada’s senior vice president Stuart Kendrick stressed that it was impossible to continue operating the company “full year without revenue” during the epidemic.

He said Greyhound Canada apologized for influencing such a decision [son] Staff and [ses] Customers, as well as communities [qu’elle a] Has the authority to serve for many years ”.

According to Mr. Kendrick, the company is committed to upholding collective agreements with its employees and respecting the financial commitments made to members in its pension plan.

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