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Michelin came calling for these Canadian restaurants

In the afterglow of the Michelin Guide’s debut in Toronto, these chefs and restaurateurs open up about what comes next → Read More

Fast food brands are targeting young people on social media, report says

Sugary, salty and fatty foods rack up mentions in the billions online, often among kids and teenagers → Read More

As COP27 begins, groups urge Canada to develop a united approach to sustainable food

Canada needs to develop a national approach to sustainable agriculture in the face of the deepening climate crisis, a new report says → Read More

Imports, weak Canadian dollar contribute to driving food prices higher

Statistics Canada reported a 10.3-per-cent year-over-year surge in the price of food in September, with the biggest increases being for imported food items → Read More

Loblaw to freeze prices on No Name products until end of January amid spiking inflation

Canada’s biggest grocer says the freeze will apply to more than 1,500 products → Read More

Restaurateur Peter Oliver built a thriving hospitality empire

Along with his business partner, chef Michael Bonacini, he ran of Canada’s most powerful restaurant companies, which operates dozens of eating establishments and event venues across the country including Canoe, the O&B Café Grills and Canteen → Read More

After Fiona’s wrath, Atlantic fishing communities look to rebuild livelihoods

Fishermen across the Atlantic provinces face the need to rebuild fast to be ready for the coming fishing season and to rethink infrastructure in the face of climate change → Read More

This farmer-turned-biologist wants to put Quebec’s truffles on the culinary map

Jérôme Quirion has spent the past decade cultivating Quebec’s Appalachian truffle at his farm in Saint-Denis-de-Brompton. Unlike the more popular black and white varieties, these truffles are rust brown, smaller and generally milder in aroma → Read More

Grocery prices are rising at the fastest rate in 40 years

Against expectations food inflation would slow by end of summer, grocery prices continue to climb in Canada, rising last month at the fastest rate in decades → Read More

Looking for the next big culinary trends? Follow FoodTok

TikTok’s food-obsessed power users are exposing how we really eat, cook, and connect → Read More

Michelin Guide awards 13 Toronto restaurants with prestigious stars

The influential but controversial guide to fine dining has released its first-ever Canadian edition → Read More

Ontario tribunal rules OPP discriminated against migrant workers in 2013

OPP officers performing DNA tests on 96 migrant workers in 2013 constituted ‘discrimination on the basis of race, colour, and place of origin,’ tribunal rules → Read More

Food price inflation in Canada starting to peak, say experts

Statistics Canada reports record high food inflation in July, compared to the same month last year, but food pricing experts predict prices will ease in coming months → Read More

‘A chronic problem’: New report says food insecurity in Canada remains at record highs

A University of Toronto report released Tuesday shows that nearly 16% of Canadians between 2019 and 2021 were living without adequate access to healthy, nutritious food as a result of financial restraints → Read More

Health Canada says ground meats will not require warning label, in a reversal of initial position

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos exempted meats from Canada’s new nutrition labelling policy after outcry from industry figures and Conservatives → Read More

Canadian-owned Viterra food storage terminal attacked by Russians in Ukraine

This strike further strains global food security, as the World Food Programme warns that an additional 47 million people will be thrust into acute hunger if war continues → Read More

Health Canada’s drawn out plan to add warning label on ground beef sparks debate

Health organizations say the critical food labelling program is already long overdue → Read More

The food industry is embracing sustainability. What does it mean?

Food sustainability is a challenge that food-system experts say is imperative to overcome in the urgent race to combat climate change → Read More

Reality check: What can politicians really do about high food prices?

Federal and provincial political parties are promising a wide range of policies they say would bring down the cost of groceries as Canadians face record-high rates of inflation. Will they work? → Read More

Fake meat was touted as the ‘future of food.’ Why did it fail to deliver?

Plant-based proteins and other ‘meat analogues’ seemed an ideal solution to much of the world’s food sustainability problems, but producers like Beyond Meat are facing hurdles with consumers and investors → Read More