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Restaurateurs Expect Better Summer Sales

TORONTO — The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association’s (CRFA) recent Restaurant Outlook Survey (based on Q1 2013) shows one-third of restaurateurs expect sales growth...

Subway Canada Joins Informed Dining Program

TORONTO — Subway Restaurants have joined the Government of British Columbia’s “Informed Dining” program. The unique program, which was unveiled this week...

CRFA Launches Specialized Insurance Program for Foodservice Establishments

TORONTO — The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) is helping restaurateurs obtain insurance coverage through a new insurance program, called Restaurant Protect. The...

CRFA Show Surpasses Attendance Records

TORONTO — The CRFA Show has come and gone for another year, and the annual foodservice event, which attracted thousands to Toronto’s Direct Energy...

FSI Highlights Menu Change

TORONTO — Operators visiting Toronto’s CRFA Show weren’t the only ones treated to a sampling of what’s hot; there was also plenty of meat...

Research Finds Alarmingly High Sodium Levels in Restaurant Food

TORONTO — Sodium content in Canadian restaurant foods is “alarmingly high,” and a population-wide sodium-reduction strategy is needed, according to new research from the...

Canadian Restaurateurs Optimistic About Economy

TORONTO — The majority of Canadian restaurant operators expect to maintain or increase their staffing levels, according to the Restaurant Outlook Survey, for Q4,...

Bill S-215 Opposing Credit Card Fees Hike Introduced In Senate

OTTAWA — Canadian foodservice operators are continuing to oppose increases in credit card fees with the introduction of Bill S-215 to the senate. “Our...

Industry Fights Back Against Rising Credit-Card Fees

TORONTO — Visa Canada’s plan to increase credit-card fees by one-third in April is causing concern in the foodservice industry. Now, the Canadian Federation...

CRFA Takes Industry Issues To Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — More than 140 politicians and restaurant owners joined to discuss the state of the restaurant industry at the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices...