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Ambition Nutrition Returns to George Brown College

TORONTO — George Brown College hosted the second annual Ambition Nutrition Symposium on June 28. This year’s instalment focused on the topic of obesity,...

Jamie Oliver Visits Toronto to Meet Media, Talk Nutrition and Promote...

TORONTO — The chef who made the “Food Revolution” his mantra was in town this week to promote his latest cookbook. Jamie Oliver made...

From The Editor: Menu Magic


When it comes to restaurant food, the interest level remains high among today’s increasingly sophisticated consumers. It would have been hard to imagine that fact years ago when food was simply viewed as sustenance. Sure, it feeds a fundamental need, but, in the past, consumers’ knowledge and appreciation of food was limited at best and the extent of product available in the marketplace was dictated, in many cases, by price point. Today, consumers know nearly as much about food as the cooks who prepare it. And, interestingly, this fascination with the subject is being passed on to children as witnessed by the sophisticated choices they’re making in restaurants.

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...

Study: Kids Choose Healthy Food With Toy Incentive

TORONTO — A study published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health shows kids can be swayed to make healthier fast-food choices when a...

British Chefs Urged to Trim Calories in Meals

LONDON — A new British campaign, aimed at meeting government calorie targets, is asking chefs to cut calories from their dishes to help address...