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The Quarterly Canadian Restaurant Intelligence Report
British Columbia

Restaurants Canada’s Concerns on Port of Vancouver Strike

Restaurants Canada is genuinely concerned about the lasting effects of the strike that began on July 1, 2023, at the Port of Vancouver with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, and BCMEA.


Restaurants Canada Congratulates Olivia Chow as New Mayor of Toronto

Restaurants Canada offers our sincere congratulations to Olivia Chow following her successful election as Mayor of Toronto.  Toronto’s foodservice community is one…


IMPORTANT: Message From President & CEO, Kelly Higginson

The summer season is usually a time of excitement and optimism for our industry, but this year is different. Canadian…


The Summer Months Are Upon Us

The summer months are upon us, but there’s little time for any of us to ease into a slower pace….


Restaurants Canada Partners with The JDB Group to Provide Affordable Group Benefits and Retirement Programs to Members

Restaurants Canada is proud to announce its newest affinity partnership with Jones DesLauriers Blevins Insurance Group Inc. The JDB Group…


Restaurants Canada Applauds Federal Government for Lowering Credit Card Fees for Small Businesses

After months of advocacy and collaboration with the federal government, we are pleased to see Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister…


Restaurants Canada Appoints Kelly Higginson as New President and CEO

As former Chief Operating Officer of Restaurants Canada and over 25 years of experience in hospitality operations, Higginson steps in…


Restaurants Canada calls on Federal Government to Take Action on the Industry’s CEBA Repayment Proposal by May 31

Time is of the essence to address the acute CEBA loan repayment challenges facing restaurants and other small businesses Today,…


Restaurants Canada Calls on 2023 Mayoral Candidates to Take the ‘Pledge to Toronto Restaurants’

Toronto’s foodservice community is one of the city’s largest employers; not only does the diversity of Toronto’s food scene represent…


RC Show 2023 Brought Record Numbers and Outstanding Success

Canada’s leading hospitality and foodservice expo wrapped an incredible 3-day show full of networking events, thrilling competitions, innovative products, industry…