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New loan programs for businesses announced by federal government

The Canadian government will help facilitate emergency business accounts, loan guarantees, co-lending programs and wage subsidies for small and medium-sized businesses by supporting financial institutions amid the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Topper’s Pizza rolls out programs for Ontario food banks and first

Topper’s Pizza rolled out two special programs to help food banks and thank first responders.

COVID-19 has cost Canadian food service 800,000 jobs since March 1

Restaurants Canada estimates that 800,000 foodservice jobs have already been lost nationwide due to COVID-19 and might not return if current conditions continue.

Pizza Expo cancels June 2020 physical event and launches Virtual Pizza Expo

Although the physical International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas has been cancelled, organizers are launching Virtual Pizza Expo April 6-10, which features free online education sessions.

Restaurants Canada calls for ban on evictions and financial strengthening measures

Restaurants Canada is calling for a ban on evictions and property seizures until solutions are developed to ease rent obligations for businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Pizza shop to open amid pandemic

While restaurants across Ontario have closed their dining rooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing measures, Jo Jo’s Pizza and Wings takeout and delivery held its grand opening on April 1 after six months of planning. The Simcoe Reformer reports.
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Canadian Pizza

Take our Weekly Operator Poll!

Canadian Pizza invites you to take our Weekly Operator Poll. Have your say and find out what the rest of the pizza industry thinks on a wide range of topics by clicking on the results menu. This week's question: What's happened with your takeout and delivery sales been since the COVID-19 restrictions were put in place? » Read more

Breakdown of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: what it means for you and your business

We know everyone is concerned about who the shutdowns will affect you and your business. Here is an important breakdown of government funding programs by our expert, Bonny Koabel, president of AKR Consulting Canada in Mississauga, Ont. » Read more
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Plant power

Take a deep dive into demand for plant-based food through the Global Summit Plant Powered Menus event, which brought together the foodservice industry to figure out where the plant-based trend train is going and how restaurants can get on board. » Read more
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American Pie

On the subject of pizza, there is never a shortage of opinions.

Allegiances run from the general (Chicago versus New York style, Neapolitan versus Roman) to the particular (Pepe’s versus Sally’s, Gino’s East versus Pizzeria Uno), and new interpretations ever extend the pizza frontier.

In AMERICAN PIE, master bread baker Peter Reinhart follows the trail from Italy to the States, capturing the stories behind the greatest artisanal pizzas of the Old World and the New.

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Bakery Showcase

Nov. 8-9, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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International Pizza Expo

March 16-18, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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