Restaurants Canada congratulates Premier Pallister

Published September 11, 2019

WINNIPEG – Restaurants Canada has extended its congratulations to Premier Brian Pallister on the re-election of his government.

“This was a hard-fought campaign and the people of Manitoba have returned the government with a strong mandate,” said James Rilett, Restaurants Canada Vice President, Central Canada. “Restaurants Canada looks forward to working with Premier Pallister and his team on behalf of the 2,600 businesses and 45,000 employees who serve the province every day.”

Manitoba’s foodservice industry:

  • Includes 2,600 businesses and generates $2.6 billion in annual sales.
  • Employs 45,200 people, representing 7 per cent of Manitoba’s workforce.
  • Purchases $925 million in food and beverage products every year.


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Marlee Wasser, Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
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About Restaurants Canada

Restaurants Canada is a national, not-for-profit association advancing the potential of Canada’s diverse and dynamic foodservice industry through member programs, research, advocacy, resources and events. Canada’s foodservice sector is an $89 billion industry that directly employs 1.2 million workers, is Canada’s number one source of first jobs and serves 22 million customers across the country every day.

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