Is Joe Dogs going to be able to survive while a 26 storey tower is built next door?

News 100 redBy Pepper Parr

October 27th, 2020



Emmas logoFirst we lost Emmas and now it looks as if Joe Dogs might bite the dust –literally.

Last night the public got to see the drawings for the proposed 26 storey development on Brant immediately south of the No Frills Plaza

The southern edge of the development snuggles right up against the build Joe Dogs is in.

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Joe Dogs on a winter day

It would hardly be possible for the Joe Dogs operation to continue during the construction phase which is at least four years under the best of conditions.

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One of the owners of Joe Dogs

“What’s going to happen to me” asked one of the owners of Joe Dogs.” What is your plan for me? We have been in business for 23 years in this location and we don’t plan to move.

David Faletta said there had to be a construction management plan put in place which would set out what had to be done about the interests of neighbouring commercial operations.

COVID-19 took out Emma’s; construction dust just might make it impossible for Joe Dogs to operate in the same place.

Maybe Joe Dogs could move into the now vacant Emma’s building?

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