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Government announces new Canada Recovery Hiring Program and extension of business support programs

A new Canada Recovery Hiring Program will be available retroactively to June 6, 2021, to help hard-hit businesses hire the workers they need to recover and grow as local economies reopen.

N.B. extends summer tourism incentive program to include Atlantic provinces and releases tourism recovery and growth plan

New Brunswick’s new travel incentive program, aimed at boosting the tourism industry, will be extended to visitors from the Atlantic provinces when the reopening of the provincial borders allows. The department also has released “RSVP,” a plan to support the tourism industry to the end of the pandemic.

Regina woman says she lost $1,500 in pizza delivery scam

A Regina woman says her bank account was drained after what seemed like an ordinary pizza delivery. It appears a so-called delivery person has been fraudulently posing as an employee of restaurants. CBC News reports.

Wine and beer trends for summer 2021

Are you looking to change up your drinks menu ahead of patio season? Restaurants Canada recently published its 2021 Canadian Beer and Wine Report. Find out which beverages, craft beers and wines Canadians are craving.

Barilla seeks to collaborate with restaurants in 8-week Good Food Makers challenge

Italian food company Barilla invites restaurants to apply to work directly with its teams to develop innovative business solutions in its fourth Good Food Makers global accelerator challenge program.

General Assembly Pizza goes public on TSX Venture Exchange

General Assembly Holdings Limited, which offers direct-to-consumer frozen pizza subscriptions, pizza gifting and other services, is available for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “GA.”
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Inclusive kitchens

Inclusive kitchens: How to create change and break down barriers and biases in your pizzeria

Naomi Szeben of Bakers Journal shares highlights of a Restaurants Canada panel featuring some of Canada’s best-known BIPOC chefs and restaurateurs discussing how they experienced the devastating effects of racism and giving advice on how to create change and encourage inclusivity for the food industry. » Watch video...
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Expert advice: Avoid stored food pests for a smooth post-pandemic rebound

Alice Sinia of Orkin Canada discusses some of the most common stored product pests, how they can impact your restaurant and how a proactive program can go a long way in terms of protection. » Read more...
On the menu

What’s new on pizzeria menus?

We asked our followers on Facebook what topping, ingredient or new item they’ve added to their pizzeria’s menu in the last year and got an interesting snapshot of what operators are offering to meet demand. » Read more...