Ontario indoor dining ban now unique in North America

As Ontario indoor dining remains prohibited, the province is now the only jurisdiction in North America where eating indoors is still not allowed. Dining rooms across the province have been closed down for over three months since Easter Saturday, April 3. At that time, the measure was announced as being in place for a minimum […]

“Needless” restaurant closures spark calls for compensation

The Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) and Restaurants Canada have sent an open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford requesting immediate action to reverse the impacts to Ontario’s foodservice sector as a result of “needless” restaurant closures. ORHMA notes that as a result of last week’s shutdown announcement, Ontario’s restaurants have spent more […]

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.