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Garth Whyte Departs Restaurants Canada

TORONTO — Garth Whyte is no longer at the helm of Restaurants Canada. The president and CEO of the Toronto-based association has been replaced by...

Temporary Foreign Worker Program Reformed

OTTAWA — The moratorium on Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program has ended and new rules have been unveiled, but the changes are being met with some disappointment in restaurant and hotel industries.

GS1 Conference Stresses Value of Supply Chain Transparency

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The overwhelming amount of data available and its implications for foodservice was fodder for discussion yesterday during GS1 Canada’s “A Vision for the Future” event, which examined the market trends leading to the proliferation of data and its impact on the supply chain.

Restaurants Canada Offers EpiPen Kit to Members

TORONTO — Forty per cent of Restaurants Canada’s members have taken extra measures to address food allergies at their establishment in the past year,...

CRFA: Winter Weather Affecting Restaurant Sales

TORONTO — The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association's (CRFA) latest survey suggests that extreme winter weather may be partly to blame for low sales...

Foodservice Operators to Face Three Dairy-related Challenges

OTTAWA — Foodservice operators are facing three new challenges with regard to their dairy needs. Firstly, on Feb.1 the Canadian Dairy Commission is increasing...

The Star: Filipino Cuisine Is The Next Trend

TORONTO — Filipino cuisine is starting to make a splash on the Toronto culinary scene with small independent restaurants and big Filipino chains invading...

CRFA Predicts Growth in Commercial Foodservice Sales

  TORONTO — Good news for the foodservice industry has surfaced — the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) has updated its 2014 forecast on...

Ontario to Introduce Calorie-posting Legislation

TORONTO — Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has announced that the province will put forward legislation this winter that will require large...

Informed Dining Program Comes to Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The Informed Dining Program — an initiative that gives consumers access to comprehensive nutrition information before ordering — has officially launched in...