2022’s Culinary Federation National Annual Conference

By Ryan Marquis, Culinary Federation National President June was an exciting month, with 200 chefs, cooks, and culinary partners gathered in Saskatoon for the first Culinary Federation National Annual Conference since 2019. We were thrilled to be back in person to Reset, Reconnect, and Revive the culinary industry through networking, education sessions, product showcases, culinary […]

Saskatchewan restaurants surprised by province’s minimum wage hike

The government of Saskatchewan announced on May 3 that the province will raise its minimum wage by one dollar every October from now until 2024. While some organizations have praised the move, Restaurants Canada argues on behalf of Saskatchewan restaurants that it may do more harm than good in the short term. Saskatchewan currently has […]

Bringing millennia of culinary history to life in the 21st century

By Tom Nightingale In the heart of Saskatchewan, three kilometres north of Saskatoon, sitting above Opimihaw Creek and not far off the Saskatchewan River, is a place that typifies Canada’s rich cultural history: Wanuskewin Heritage Park. Wanuskewin’s archeological resources represent 6,400 years of the Northern Plains peoples – twice the age of Egypt’s Pyramids of […]

Numerous provinces lifting various COVID-19 restrictions

Several Canadian provinces are tweaking their plans for the next few weeks and relieving some of their COVID-19 restrictions. On February 8, the Alberta government announced that effective at midnight that night, it is scrapping its mandatory proof of vaccination policy. Premier Jason Kenney said his “careful and prudent” plan will allow the province to […]

Saskatchewan announces $3.2M in funding to the Global Institute for Food Security

Innovation Saskatchewan and the provincial Ministry of Agriculture have announced combined multi-year funding of $3.2 million to the Global Institute for Food Security and its new engineering biology centre at the University of Saskatchewan. This new centre will help attract investments and companies to the province’s agriculture and food sectors by reducing the capital needed […]

Saskatchewan latest province to cap delivery fees

Amid widespread debate on the issue during the pandemic, caps on third-party delivery fees are being implemented in an increasing number of Canadian provinces in response to COVID-19. Saskatchewan is the latest province to make the move, capping delivery fees charged to restaurants by third-party apps until the end of April under The Emergency Planning Act. […]

Tim Hortons guests raise over $800,000 for Humboldt Broncos Hockey Club

Canadians support the Humboldt community in the highest Tim Hortons donut fundraising initiative Press release Canadians and Tim Hortons restaurant owners have come together to show their support following the Humboldt Broncos tragedy. Born out of restaurant owners’ desire to help with fundraising efforts, Tim Hortons launched a green and yellow Humboldt Broncos Strong Donut, […]

Deliverr: Regina’s exclusive takeout, grocery and liquor delivery app

Press release New local tech startup Deliverr is connecting people to local Regina stores and restaurants. Deliverr Beta launched in Regina April 16, 2017 and since then shopping just got a lot easier for Regina citizens. While it is still in Open Beta, the delivery app allows customers to get anything they need from local Regina stores that they know and love. To place […]

Sticks and Stones brings savoury sustenance to Saskatoon

Press release The newest addition to Grassroots Restaurant Group alongside Ayden Kitchen & Bar and Little Grouse on the Prairie The team from Ayden Kitchen & Bar and Little Grouse on the Prairie is proud to announce the opening of their new restaurant venture, Sticks and Stones. The restaurant will be located at 226 2nd Avenue […]