The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA) has written to the province to make two recommendations for how Ontario’s COVID-19 response framework could be amended to lessen the impact on the foodservice and hospitality industries. Noting that the government will rely on its framework as certain areas reopen for business after the winter shutdown, […]
ORHMA The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) is urging the province to cut Ontario beverage alcohol pricing to support the province’s foodservice and hospitality establishments. Back in the summer of 2020, British Columbia announced it would allow restaurants to purchase liquor at wholesale prices. That move has been credited with reducing alcohol costs by up to 25 per […]
ORHMA has partnered with CAMH to offer three free mental health webinars in response to the overwhelming need of industry personnel.
The Ontario Small Business Support Grant is may have received tens of thousands of applications in its first week of availability, but it is not offering support widely enough by omitting Ontario hotels. That’s the view of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA). The association wrote to Ontario’s Minister of Finance on behalf […]
With 2020 in the rearview mirror, RestoBiz reviews ORHMA’s most-read news of the year, including announcements and advocacies.
As the holiday season is upon us, the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) is reflecting on the past year and recognizing those who have shaped and supported ORHMA through what has been one of the most challenging times that Canada’s hospitality and foodservice industry has faced.
ORHMA says the foodservice sector will suffer repercussions if additional funding or other relief isn’t offered
The Supporting Local Restaurants Act 2020 would cap fees charged by Ontario food delivery companies in areas where indoor dining is prohibited.
The province is lowering tax and hydro costs for businesses and extending the legality of alcohol delivery from restaurants
Toronto City Council will ask the province to temporarily cap the commissions of food delivery service companies to help local businesses.