ORHMA urges changes to Ontario’s COVID-19 response

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, […]

Alberta advocates want clarity on indoor dining

While the Alberta government is allowing certain businesses to reopen amid loosened restrictions this week, Alberta indoor dining at foodservice is not among them. The provincial government announced last week that, although there would be a slight easing of the current COVID-19 restrictions for outdoor gatherings and personal services beginning January 18, on-premise dining will […]

ORHMA reaffirms support for Ontario hospitality and foodservice amid shutdown

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.

Ontario implementing additional public health measures in restaurants

Ontario is setting an indoor capacity limit at restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments to the number of patrons who can maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other patron, to a maximum of 100 patrons.

Subway Canada rolls out gluten-free bread

Subway is the first national quick service restaurant to carry gluten-free bread across Canada Press release Looking to meet the evolving dietary needs and preferences of Canadians, Subway now offers a gluten-free bread option in its restaurants across Canada, for a limited time. Subway is the first restaurant in the quick service category to carry gluten-free bread […]