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Minds Matter: Why Employers Are Looking For Ways to Better Care...

In 2016, Starbucks Canada increased its mental-health benefits to $5,000 per year for all eligible employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per...

The 2017 Hospitality Market Report

While Canadian foodservice operators should expect a modestly healthy 2017 in terms of growth, increasing competition and a changing consumer-spending landscape are going to...

Sluggish Canadian Economy Limiting Profit Margins in Foodservice Industry

OTTAWA — Canada's foodservice industry will face challenging times in the coming year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest Industrial Outlook: Canada's...

Canadian Beverage Association Launches Balance Calories Initiative

TORONTO — Canada’s beverage manufacturers and the Canadian Beverage Association (CBA) have launched the Balance Calories initiative, aimed at reducing the number of calories...

Canadian Wineries Look Beyond Their Borders For Growth

TORONTO — At the Canadian Food and Drink Summit 2015 held yesterday in Toronto, Beth McMahon, VP, Government and Public Affairs with Canadian Vintners...

CBoC: Canadian Food Innovation Lagging

OTTAWA — A recent Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) report suggests Canada is losing ground in global food and drink export markets. CBoC’s Centre...

Can Canada’s Food Industry Become More Internationally Competitive?

OTTAWA — Canada’s food industry can become more competitive on an international scale if governments allowed firms to operate in an open marketplace, according...

Week of Jan. 31, 2011

  Cookstown Greens Goes on BlockAfter much speculation, the news is out — Cookstown Greens is up for sale. David Cohlmeyer, the farmer...

Week of Nov. 29, 2010

  Conference Board Predicts Profit Rebound in Foodservice and Hospitality The foodservices, accommodation and retail sectors are expected to see a strong profit...

Back in Business

OTTAWA — After nearly two years of miserable financial news, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has released some projections that will put...