Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced on October 21 that the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) will expire on October 23, and will be replaced the next day by targeted benefits including restaurant subsidies and programs to help individuals whose work is impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns. The Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit will provide […]
The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA) has described the Liberal government’s proposed supports for the hospitality and tourism sectors as “a big win” for the industry. OHRMA notes that over the past several months it has been actively involved in the Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses, advocating for sector-specific support and an extension […]
Winners can use the COVID-19 Restaurant Relief Grants to help offset operating costs amid the ongoing pandemic. DoorDash has announced the Canadian winners of its COVID-19 Restaurant Relief Grants program through the company’s five-year, US$200 million Main Street Strong Pledge. The grants come as part of DoorDash providing C$1,125,000 to help eligible restaurants in Montreal, Toronto, […]
The Small Business Support Grant provides $10,000 to $20,000 to eligible small businesses affected by the provincewide shutdown.
With 2020 in the rearview mirror, RestoBiz reviews ORHMA’s most-read news of the year, including announcements and advocacies.
ORHMA says the foodservice sector will suffer repercussions if additional funding or other relief isn’t offered
The relief fund offers grants to cover costs of PPE, make physical modifications for health and safety, and enhance digital or e-commerce capabilities.
A total of $26.6 million in funding for the Canadian agri-food sector has been announced since June.
Press release In response to the devastating wildfires in British Columbia, Kraft Heinz is donating over 50,000 pounds of food to the 100 Mile House Food Bank near Williams Lake. “We at Kraft Heinz want to make sure we do our part to ensure that everyone impacted by the wildfires has access to the nutritious food they […]
Press release Boston Pizza restaurants across British Columbia is accepting donations in support of communities in British Columbia affected by the wildfires. Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects (BPFFP) will also match donations, up to $25,000. BPFFP will work with community leaders and charitable organizations to not only provide immediate relief for those affected, but to also provide support in rebuilding […]