Some Toronto restaurants want to end tipping by adding a hospitality fee amid COVID-19

As the Canadian economy continues to adapt to the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, some restaurants in Toronto are saying goodbye to a service industry staple: tipping.

Three restaurants — Richmond Station, Ten and Burdock Brewery — have publicly signed onto doing away with the practice, with the aims of making the industry more equitable and providing service workers with access to the social safety nets afforded to other professions.

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