» Kosher medical marijuana arrives 'just in time for Rosh Hashanah'
19/09/17 14:48 from CBC News Items
That kef can now be kosher. A Gatineau-based medical marijuana grower announced Tuesday that its processed medical marijuana products have been certified as conforming to Jewish dietary law by Ottawa Vaad HaKashrut, the local kosher...
» From the archives: Château Ramezay: celebrating a Montreal icon
24/09/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
This story was first published on Sept. 25, 2005, in the Montreal Gazette. Some of the old-time magnificence of Montreal’s historic Château de Ramezay was recovered last evening at a costume ball marking the 250th anniversary of th...
» That saucy Bastid
27/07/17 07:00 from Food + Drink, The Coast Halifax
Skratch Bastid tells you what to dab his personal line of BBQ sauces all over—and what to listen to while you’re eating. Bastid's BBQ w/Lord Finesse, Jorun Bombay, OkayTK and more Sunday, July 30, 2pm Olympic Hall parking lot, 2304 Hunte...
» Cooking in a Tall Ship is like cooking at home, until there’s a storm
27/07/17 07:00 from Food + Drink, The Coast Halifax
Bluenose II chef Dale Roberts is still whistling a happy tune after 12 years in the galley. Life at sea seems romantic. A Tall Ship’s foresails fraught with salty wind, and mist breaking on the bowsprit as it stabs its way through the co...
» Departing GG spends one last afternoon with his Ottawa subjects
23/09/17 19:52 from CBC News Items
“Rain or shine,” the invitation to Rideau Hall said. And the sun shone brilliantly on David Johnston as he strolled around his grounds one last time — his final official event in Ottawa as Governor-General. Former astronaut J...
» Schukov: Seniors’ council requires some additional guidelines
19/09/17 10:30 from CBC News Items
The cool thing about the West Island is that every so often one of its diverse communities engages a thoughtful change for the benefit of its citizens. For instance, Beaconsfield unrolled a new two-way bike path on Elm Ave. (Sounds like ...
» Blistered but elated, Chelsea woman, 71, completes 800-km march
23/09/17 21:42 from CBC News Items
Blistered and tired but elated, Chelsea’s Suzanne Cayer, 71, completed her 800-kilometre fundraising march from Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré to Gaspé on Friday night to a hero’s welcome. “I’m not sure who organized it...
» With new friends and plenty of activities, you’re never alone at V!VA Barrhaven Retirement Community
18/09/17 21:00 from CBC News Items
When Florine Killen-Milne moved to V!VA Barrhaven Retirement Community after living alone for 16 years, she suddenly found herself surrounded with people just like her, and she couldn’t be happier. “You’re never alone. There is always so...
» Blistered but elated, Chelsea woman, 71, completes 800-km run to Gaspé
23/09/17 20:02 from CBC News Items
Blistered and tired but elated, Chelsea’s Suzanne Cayer, 71, completed her 800-kilometre fundraising march from Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré to Gaspé Friday night to a hero’s welcome. “I’m not sure who organized it, but sh...
» Editorial: The city must open up long-term care meetings to all
18/09/17 19:16 from CBC News Items
We’d like to think it’s a good thing that the city of Ottawa plans feedback sessions for those who have relatives in its long-term care homes. But so many hurdles are being thrown in the way of people who wish to attend that ...
» The Snap: Alouettes' notebook
23/09/17 19:38 from CBC News Items
TORONTO – This is one of the many reasons why Alouettes’ management deemed Bear Woods to be expendable on the second day of training camp. Heading into Canadian Football League games this week, the 14th week of regular-season...
» How world leaders – including ours – can help the Rohingyas
18/09/17 16:06 from CBC News Items
The news from Myanmar continues to be shocking. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Hussein has said that the Rohingyas are being subjected to ethnic cleansing. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned about a pending hu...
» Shelter: Hardwood floors and vintage furniture add charm to Westmount apartment
23/09/17 11:30 from CBC News Items
The upper floor of a duplex built in 1890, the apartment has a separate dining room and kitchen, a double "parlour" and two balconies.
» MUHC to beef up staff training after near-strangulation of nurse
23/09/17 11:19 from CBC News Items
The McGill University Health Centre also announced that "new collaborative protocols are being finalized" with Montreal police on how to deal with unstable patients following the Sept. 2 near-strangulation of a nurse.
» Shooting Ghosts: Combat photographer Finbarr O'Reilly on trauma behind the lens
17/09/17 23:09 from CBC News Items
He eventually started to question the value of seizing on human misery. The years of violence and stress finally took a toll, leaving him feeling empty and depressed.
» Kosher designation for medical pot products arrive in time for the High Holidays
19/09/17 20:10 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
GATINEAU, Que. - A Quebec medical marijuana producer says its processed products have been certified as kosher, just in time for one of the High Holidays on the Jewish calendar. The ......
» Labatt Breweries of Canada plans $460M investment for competitive edge
20/09/17 12:27 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
TORONTO - Labatt Breweries of Canada says it is investing $460 million between 2017 and 2020 to enhance its operations and help boost growth. The maker of popular brands such as ......
» From your hungry belly straight to the dictionary
23/09/17 05:42 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
This is the life cycle of a food trend: first, it starts bubbling up in cool boutique shops in New York City or Los Angeles or San Francisco, and then ......
» You can wok faster
23/09/17 05:42 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
This tangy sweet and sour chicken over rice is an easy version of a Chinese traditional dish. And it’s faster than sending out for Chinese food. Wok cooking tips: Your wok or ...
» Stu Cowan: Habs' Jordie Benn wears grandpa's memories on his sleeve
23/09/17 00:16 from CBC News Items
Bearded Canadiens defenceman pays tribute to his "Papa" on his tattooed arms.
» 'This defies any sort of logic:' War bride and groom die within hours
17/09/17 19:18 from CBC News Items
Jean and George Spear celebrated their 75th anniversary on Aug. 22. On Friday, they died in hospital within an hours of each other.
» The Snap: Alouettes notebook
17/09/17 16:35 from CBC News Items
When former Alouettes defensive coordinator Noel Thorpe attempted to quit the team in the winter of 2015 to accept a similar position with the Edmonton Eskimos, John Bowman was among the most outspoken players on team. The veteran rush-e...
» Checking In: Quebec City's Auberge Saint-Antoine updates its 1600s core
22/09/17 23:00 from CBC News Items
New managers make their mark with "Quebec-inspired activities and exciting new food and drink."
» Tim Hortons franchisee association accused of leaking information
22/09/17 19:42 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
VANCOUVER - The board members of a group representing frustrated Tim Hortons franchisees have been accused by the restaurant's parent company of helping leak confidential information, says The Great White ...
» Toronto’s east end sees a rise in quality restaurants, but filling seats isn’t always easy
22/09/17 22:03 from The Globe and Mail - Food & Wine
A flurry of openings indicates that restaurateurs with more experimental ideas are finally looking east, focusing especially on a historically South Asian strip of Gerrard Street East
» Ex-Tim Hortons CEO denies giving confidential info from rogue franchisee group
22/09/17 21:48 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
VANCOUVER - The former CEO of Tim Hortons denies he provided confidential information to one of Canada's national newspapers after the coffee-and-doughnut chain's parent company commenced legal action against a ...
» Cozy Laurentians cabin features LEED efficiency with retro styling
17/09/17 12:00 from CBC News Items
The environment and family are two causes that are linked and worth nurturing. This fact is what prompted Hershey and Renée Gillman to build their magnificent Laurentian lakeside retreat. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Desi...
» Inuit in Ontario face heightened risk of cancer, report states
22/09/17 20:16 from CBC News Items
A new report highlighting the high risk of cancer facing Inuit in Ontario is a “call to action,” says Jason LeBlanc, executive director of the Ottawa Inuit organization that produced the report, along with Cancer Care Ontario.
» Pincourt seniors will soon have Meals-on-Wheels service
17/09/17 11:30 from CBC News Items
Pincourt will soon have a Meals-on-Wheels service operating in the Off-Island community.
» Windsor enters talks to join Detroit’s bid for new Amazon headquarters
20/09/17 15:42 from Canadian Grocer
Windsor could be joining the list of North American cities vying for Amazon’s newest headquarters as part of a binational submission with neighbouring Detroit, according to a story published Sunday on the Windsor Star‘s websi...
» Walmart testing delivery service that restocks a shopper’s fridge
22/09/17 19:27 from Canadian Grocer
Would you be OK with letting a stranger into your house for the sake of convenience? Walmart is testing the idea with a new service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you’re not there to drop off packages or put g...
» Craft beers trickle into Dubai, shaking up a cocktail scene
19/09/17 12:43 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - At Dubai's Black Tap restaurant, the Americana doesn't stop at the hamburgers cooking on the grill or hip hop pumping from the speakers. It's also ......
» Alberta government defends constitutionality of brewery program in court
20/09/17 12:20 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
CALGARY - The Alberta government argued for the constitutionality of its craft beer program in court Tuesday following legal challenges by out-of-province breweries. Toronto-based Steam Whistle Brewing and Saskatoon-based Great Western ...
» Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge
22/09/17 18:25 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
NEW YORK - Would you be OK with letting a stranger into your house for the sake of convenience? Walmart is testing the idea with a new service that lets a ......
» Michigan lawsuit tossed in 'halal pepperoni' case
22/09/17 18:23 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
DETROIT - A judge has rejected a lawsuit against a pizza franchise, alleging it sold pork as "halal pepperoni" at one of its locations in a Detroit suburb. The Detroit Free ...
» Couche-Tard says it still wants to sell marijuana in its Quebec
20/09/17 13:51 from Canadian Grocer
Alimentation Couche-Tard is still interested in selling marijuana and its co-founder says he thinks provincial governments should stay out of selling this product. Alain Bouchard, the executive chairman of the Quebec-based chain of conve...
» Shoppers Drug Mart launches wellness-focused retail concept
22/09/17 18:10 from Canadian Grocer
Shoppers Drug Mart wants to help Canadians age gracefully with a new retail concept called Wellwise. The idea behind the 3,500-sq.-ft. pilot store, located in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood, is to create a more positive shopping experie...
» Quebecers spot buffalo wing poutine on Reddit, scream bloody murder
22/09/17 16:53 from CBC News Items
It really is the most important issue of our time.
» Rohingya refugees' access to food, water an increasing concern
17/09/17 11:11 from CBC News Items
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could die due to a lack of food, shelter and water, given the huge numbers fleeing violence in Myanmar, an aid agency warned on Sunday, as authorities began moving people to camps to streamline the distrib...
» Today's letters: Can Sparks Street be saved?
22/09/17 17:10 from CBC News Items
Citizen readers share their views of our historic downtown mall, of the penalties for distracted driving, and of the federal government’s tax plans. You can write to us, too, at firstname.lastname@example.org . You can find our guidelin...
» Pop-up power
20/09/17 12:54 from Canadian Grocer
Pop-up stores are the new differentiator — here’s how four grocers are jumping on the trend PUSATERI’S Co/Lab, Pusateri’s pop-up program turns the mundane task of grocery shopping into a special experience. Pusateri’s has hosted restaura...
» The Sweet Potato moves to a new location
22/09/17 17:10 from Canadian Grocer
Toronto natural and organic supermarket, The Sweet Potato, has some new digs in the city’s Junction neighbourhood. The new store at 108 Vine Ave. is approximately 18,000 sq. ft., more than twice the size of Sweet Potato’s original ...
» Macpherson: A police-led circumstantial alliance in Quebec politics
22/09/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
There's a circumstantial alliance to defeat the Liberal government, led by police exploiting weaknesses in the media and politics.
» Bill Zacharkiw's Wines of the Week: Sept. 22, 2017
22/09/17 16:00 from CBC News Items
An elegant Ventoux, darker malbec, aromatically complex cabernet sauvignon and rich chardonnay.
» Post to buy Bob Evans for US$1.5 billion
19/09/17 15:29 from Canadian Grocer
Bob Evans Farms is being sold to Post in a deal worth about $1.53 billion, giving the cereal maker a stronger presence in the grocery store through Bob Evans’ valuable refrigerated sides business. Bob Evans makes things like refrig...
» Canada’s inflation rate continues to accelerate
22/09/17 15:08 from Canadian Grocer
The country’s annual inflation rate continued to accelerate last month with a boost from higher costs for gasoline, hotels and airline tickets. Statistics Canada said Friday inflation hit 1.4% in August — up from 1.2% in July...
» MINIMUM WAGE INCREASING IN ALBERTA
22/09/17 14:15 from Restaurants Canada
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» NEW EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (EI) CONTRIBUTION RATES ARE IN
22/09/17 14:41 from Restaurants Canada
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» NOVA SCOTIA GOVERNMENT TO INTRODUCE NEW UNPAID LEAVES
22/09/17 14:32 from Restaurants Canada
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» MINIMUM WAGE INCREASING IN BC
22/09/17 14:16 from Restaurants Canada
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