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VIDEO: Halifax businesses struggling to survive through construction season

August 25, 2017   By CTV News Atlantic

CTV News Atlantic reports that some Halifax businesses aren’t sure how much longer they can stay afloat with the massive amount of construction projects happening in the region.

“It’s been a real struggle,” says restaurant owner Lil MacPherson. “We’ve been going through construction for almost five years now and to lose our whole street and sidewalk and patio and everything is really, really tough.”

Tea shop owner Phil Holmans says sales are down 50 per cent since the so-called streetscape project began. He doesn’t believe his business will not survive any more delays.

Read the full story, and watch the video here: http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1194829


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