Newfoundland and Labrador creates sugar-sweetened beverage tax

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Finance Minister has tabled Bill 29, which will create the first per-litre sugar-sweetened beverage tax in any Canadian province.  The bill, a priority for the provincial government, is likely to pass during this fall session of the Legislature and would come into effect on September 1, 2022.  The bill will introduce a sugar-sweetened beverage […]

More support coming for Newfoundland and Labrador hospitality industry

Press Release To assist eligible tourism and hospitality-based operators impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a $25 million support program for the industry. Under the Tourism and Hospitality Support Program, eligible small- and medium-sized tourism operators will be able to apply for a one-time, non-repayable working capital contribution of […]

Cineplex announces new location of The Rec Room coming soon to Newfoundland and Labrador

Company set to open its first Atlantic Canada location at Avalon Mall in St. John’s Press release Cineplex has announced plans to build a new location of The Rec Room at Avalon Mall in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.  The country’s newest hot-spot for ‘Eats and Entertainment,’ The Rec Room brings together incredible dining experiences with exciting live entertainment […]