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Matters of Pay

When Ontario’s minimum wage jumped 20 per cent to $14 in 2018, restaurateur Erik Jayal went “mining for margins.” As the owner...

The Western Canadian Food Scene is Full of Prairie Pride

Sports dynasties, oil fields and wide-open spaces where beef cattle roam and wheat yellows under a cerulean sky — Western Canada has...

Nourish Food Marketing Releases New Halal Consumer-Insights Study

TORONTO — Nourish Food Marketing has just completed its fifth-annual Halal-shopper study. The study, which surveyed more than 1,000 principal grocery shoppers, has significant implications for...

Why More Young Canadians Should Consider Working in Foodservice Sales

According to Statistics Canada’s 2016 Labour Force Survey, Canada’s foodservice industry rose to a record 1,244,600 jobs and was among the top private-sector job...

Canadian Spirits Exports Down in 2017

TORONTO — Statistics Canada reports the value of Canadian spirits exported internationally declined 5.1 per cent in 2017 from the previous year. “The March 2017...

From the Editor: A Place at the Table

There are endless reasons to celebrate Canada. As we fête the country’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, it’s time to revel in all things Canadian....

McDonald’s Canada Aims to Hire 1,700 New Employees on West Hiring...

VANCOUVER — McDonald’s Canada will hold its annual West Hiring Day tomorrow. The initiative, now in its sixth year, strives to decrease unemployment rates...

Canadian Food Prices On Rise

OTTAWA — Food prices were up 2.1 per cent in the 12 months ended July, following a two-per-cent increase in June, according to Statistics...

Western Provinces Lead May Restaurant Sales

CALGARY — Sales for the foodservice and drinking industry jumped 1.1 per cent from April to $4.4 billion in May, according to a report...

Canadian Food Prices Rose 4.8 per cent in 2011

OTTAWA — Canadian food prices rose 4.8-per-cent in the 12 months to November 2011, the largest increase since July 2009, according to Statistics Canada....