Saskatchewan’s 6% meal tax could cost our industry $140 million in sales

(Mar. 24/17) The Saskatchewan budget dealt a real blow to our industry when it added an increased PST to food purchased from restaurants, while the same or similar food items at grocery stores remain tax-free.
 

Atlantic Canada minimum wages to increase April 1

(Mar. 24/17) Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I., and Newfoundland and Labrador have agreed to co-ordinate the timing of their annual minimum wage increases. Find out how much the minimum wage is increasing by in your province.
 

Calling for minimum wage changes in Newfoundland

(Mar. 24/17) Restaurants Canada made recommendations to the Newfoundland Minimum Wage Review committee that would help the restaurant industry maintain existing hours and create new jobs in this weak economy.
 

N.B.’s WCB rates are up 75%. Here’s what we’re doing about it.

(Mar. 24/17) Restaurants Canada is pushing the New Brunswick government to give restaurateurs relief from skyrocketing Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) premiums. See what we’ve won so far, and what we’ve got planned next.
 

Food truck venue in Fredericton? As long as it’s fair.

(Mar. 24/17) Food trucks may be converging on downtown Fredericton if a proposed food truck venue gets the green light. Here’s what we’re calling for.