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Federal Government Eliminating Barriers to Interprovincial Trade in Alcohol

OTTAWA — the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, has announced plans to eliminate all federal impediments to alcoholic...

Federal Government Eliminating Barriers to Interprovincial Trade in Alcohol

OTTAWA — The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, has announced plans to eliminate all federal...

Challenges & Opportunities: A Bitter Draught

Liquor legislation can be a contentious subject within the foodservice industry — so much so that Restaurants Canada launched its Raise the Bar report...

From the Editor: Time to Recalibrate

One of life’s many blessings is that with the dawn of every new day we have the ability to start fresh — to erase...

Menu Labelling Challenges Hit Ontario Operators

THE CHALLENGE On January 1, 2017, the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 came into effect, requiring foodservice operations with 20 or more locations in Ontario...

From the Editor: Moving the Needle

Foodservice operators know only too well how challenging it’s become to run a restaurant. The high cost of real estate, the arduous task of...

Ongoing Government Legislation Challenges Operators to Innovate

These days a never-ending wave of legislation is keeping operators up at night, forcing them to rethink how they staff their kitchens, structure their...

Saskatchewan Government Updates Liquor Regulations

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government has announced updates to the province’s liquor regulations, with an emphasis on cutting red tape and creating new opportunities...

Major Chains To Post Calorie Info On Menu Boards Ahead Of...

Panera Bread and McDonald’s U.S. are preparing to post calorie information on their menu boards ahead of legislation mandating restaurants to display the nutritional...

Proposed Drinking Legislation Causes Uproar

CALGARY — Restaurant and bar owners in Alberta are concerned about proposed tougher penalties for drivers with blood alcohol content (BAC) between .05 and...