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Restaurants Canada Demands Extension to CEBA Loan Repayment Deadline

With just 10 days remaining until the Federal Government enforces the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) loan repayment, Restaurants Canada…


Restaurants Canada Calls on Federal Government to go further with CEBA Repayment Plan

Restaurants Canada is disappointed in the announcement from the Federal Government today on the much-needed extension of the Canadian Emergency…


Industry Associations Call for More Time to Repay CEBA loans

July 24, 2023 Sent via email. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Finance Member of Parliament, University—Rosedale,…

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…


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 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,…


PSAC Strike Causes Major Concerns for Already Struggling Foodservice Sector

Restaurants Canada and its membership base have concerns regarding the start of today’s strike by the Public Service Alliance Canada…


Restaurants Canada Secures $500,000 in Financial Support for You – Our Members

Restaurants Canada and the Government of New Brunswick announced today at a Press Conference in Fredericton that they have formed…


Ontario Minimum Wage Increase

The minimum wage in Ontario is set to rise on October 1, 2023 to $16.55 per hour. This represents a…