British Columbia lifts mask mandate, proof of vaccination to follow

British Columbia has removed the order requiring masks to be worn in all indoor public spaces as of March 11, and the province says that the proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement is likely to be lifted on April 8. However, individual businesses will still be allowed to require masks if the owner decides they would like to, and the […]

BC indoor dining reopens after 2 months

Restaurants in British Columbia can reopen for BC indoor dining on May 25, when the province’s “circuit-breaker” measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 expire.  Indoor dining in the province had been closed since March 29. The provincial update on COVID-19 recovery on Tuesday afternoon confirmed that from May 25, people can eat indoors with […]

White Spot launches BC’s Own campaign to connect with guests and celebrate community roots

Press release Nothing says BC like White Spot! The BC born-and-raised restaurant chain is boldly laying claim to the official title of BC’s Own – reflecting a long-time commitment to supporting communities, farmers and suppliers across the province, from Vancouver Island to Northern BC, and just about every place in between. White Spot buys more locally-sourced ingredients […]

A first look inside Earls Ambleside Beach, opening in West Vancouver on May 9

A new waterfront dining destination located in the Grosvenor Ambleside development Press release Earls Restaurant Group is pleased to announce its new Ambleside Beach location will open on May 9, 2018. The first Earls to open in BC since 2010, Earls Ambleside Beach has been conceived specifically for this West Vancouver location and demographic. It […]

Chutneys Indian Grill sets sights on national expansion

Fast casual/QSR Indian restaurant concept coming to BC in 2018 Chutneys Indian Grill, Canada’s first fast casual/QSR Indian restaurant concept, will soon be bringing its unique Indian quick serve street eats to South Surrey, British Columbia. The first location was opened in Edmonton, Alberta in 2016, with the restaurant winning multiple Golden Fork Awards including […]

Game on! Triple O’s supports KidSport BC on October 21

Press release Triple O’s seventh annual KidSport Day takes place at 37 restaurants throughout the province on Friday, October 21. The fundraiser helps financially under-privileged kids gain life skills like teamwork and self-confidence from participating in organized sports. Donations cover annual sports registration fees for kids 18 and under, and all dollars raised go back to kids in […]

White Spot’s Pirate Pak Day raises $105,748 of loot for charity

Press release Annual fundraiser has generated $555,748 since 2008 to support B.C. kids with disabilities Arrr mateys! On Wednesday, August 10, White Spot guests across B.C. and Alberta raised a record $105,748 for White Spot’s seventh consecutive Pirate Pak Day fundraiser. For one special day each year, both the young and young-at-heart can purchase the iconic boat from Canada’s longest-running restaurant chain. Bounty raised […]

Feast Tofino 2016 showcases boat-to-table food culture, top-name chefs

Press release Series of Culinary Events May 6-22, 2016, West Coast Vancouver Island In its 6th year, Feast Tofino is a collaboration between acclaimed local and visiting North American chefs, restaurants, fishermen, foragers and farmers who celebrate the abundance of locally available seafood and the sustainable “boat-to-table” practices commonly employed by the area’s restaurants. Featured Tofino […]

British Columbia-based Freshslice Pizza shatters all records with the new opening in Prince George

Press release Earlier this month, Freshslice Pizza had their soft opening in Prince George, British Columbia and shattered all sales records and is following up this Saturday, April 2 with its official Grand Opening! “With our closest restaurant almost 1,000 kilometers away in Vancouver, this new record is a strong testament to the brand power […]