As prolonged COVID-19 related lockdowns continue across Canada, the restaurant and foodservice sector has reached a critical point when it comes to mental health. Survival of the industry as a whole may not be an option if viable widespread relief doesn’t arrive soon. A major casualty of this crisis is a growing mental health epidemic […]
The federal government’s latest package to support Canada’s supply-managed dairy, poultry and egg farmers has been hailed by leading groups.
The government is offering the potential of large cash rewards for reducing food waste through the Food Waste Reduction Challenge.
A new government report shows the devastating effect that COVID-19 has had on the food and beverage and hospitality industries in 2020.
Changes to the CEBA will allow more Canadian small businesses to access interest-free loans that will help cover operating costs during the pandemic.
The Government of Canada is also expanding eligibility of CEWS to include businesses and workers that were not originally covered by the program.
The new measures will support Canada’s fish harvesters who are economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic but cannot access existing federal measures.
Press Release Healthy and sustainable oceans are of critical importance to Canada and the world. They provide food to billions of people worldwide, and are a growing source of recreation and tourism. They sustain livelihoods and create good jobs and also serve as vital corridors for transportation and trade. Encouraging ocean sustainability is an example of how protecting […]
Press Release Brewing beer is one of Canada’s oldest industries, and its consumption is one of Canada’s well-established traditions. Craft beer has particularly flourished in recent years. A number of Quebec brewers are growing, and the Government of Canada supports local brewers as they expand to meet the growing demand for their products while maintaining and creating jobs. The Honourable Navdeep Bains, minister […]
Press Release Canada’s agri-food industry continues to diversify to meet the changing needs of Canadians and those around the world. Research is essential to the discovery of new and innovative food products and sources that allow Canadian producers and processors to develop and expand into new markets. Today the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, […]