Ontario introduces legislation to freeze residential rent and evictions in 2021

Press release The Ontario government introduced on September 17 the Helping Tenants and Small Businesses Act that would, if passed, freeze rent in 2021 for most rent-controlled and non-rent-controlled residential units. The bill would provide the vast majority of Ontario’s tenants with financial relief as the province continues down the path of renewal, growth and economic recovery. […]

Quiznos and Taco Del Mar partner with Ghost Kitchen Brands Canada

Press release REGO Restaurant Group, which includes the Quiznos and Taco Del Mar brands, has partnered with Ghost Kitchen Brands to better serve its delivery and in-restaurant customers. Ghost Kitchen Brands owns and operates a network of 20 distinctive virtual kitchen delivery locations across Canada. Each location prepares, markets and delivers a range of nationally […]

COVID-19 driving Canadians to waste less food: survey

A new nationwide survey shows that Canadians are wasting less food while COVID-19 public health measures have been in place. Love Food Hate Waste Canada, delivered by the National Zero Waste Council in conjunction with its campaign partners, worked with the Mustel Group to understand how food purchasing, storage, consumption and food waste behaviours have […]

World’s first pizza subscription service launches in Toronto

Press release Downtown Toronto fast casual restaurant General Assembly Pizza (GA) launched the world’s first pizza subscription service on September 15 at gapizza.com. The subscription offers free home delivery for stacks of 4, 6, 8 or 10 pizzas from as little as $39 per order and as low as $9 per pizza. The service is […]

ORHMA on Impact of COVID-19 to SMEs in Hospitality Industry

On Tuesday August 18, 2020, Tony Elenis, President & CEO of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) spoke to the Standing Committee on Finance & Economic Affairs on the impact of COVID-19 to the small & medium-sized businesses of the hospitality industry. There is no doubt that the hospitality industry needs sector specific […]