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Government Activities

July 21, 2017 - Commons defeat fails to dampen support for CorkTheTax campaign says Canadians “already pay enough tax, in fact the highest in the world”.

June 06, 2017 - Canada aims to become top destination for foodies
Canada is to be showcased as a top location for a foodie vacation.

April 27, 2017 - Calgary restaurants urged to divert food waste away from landfill
All foodservice operations in Calgary will be forced to keep food and yard waste separate from regular garbage destined for landfill from November.

April 13, 2017 - Restaurants industry welcomes New Canada Free Trade Agreement
The new agreement has a broader remit but beer, wine and spirits remain excluded.

April 06, 2017 - Budget sparks mixed feelings amongst Canadian restaurants and bars
Progress on trade liberalization was cancelled out by a proposed two per cent increase in the excise tax on alcohol.

February 14, 2017 - Nova Scotia restaurants will benefit from liquor serving change
Restaurant guests in Nova Scotia can now order up to two alcoholic drinks without ordering food.

January 13, 2017 - Canadian restaurants will benefit from scrapping foreign worker program changes
Repealing the four year cap on foreign workers is good news for the restaurant industry, according to Restaurants Canada.

November 30, 2016 - Montreal limits new restaurants with one-in-six bylaw
A new bylaw means that a new restaurant cannot open with 25 metres of another eaterie, and it's causing tension...

November 15, 2016 - All Canada restaurants should go BYOB, says CAQ
Canada’s restaurants would be given new life if they all let customers bring their own alcohol, according to CAQ

November 15, 2016 - Unhealthy food and outdated guide targeted in Canada’s healthy eating review
Certain foods aimed at children will soon be imposed with new limits on marketing and forced to carry warning labels if they are high or low in certain nutrients as part of a review of Canada’s healthy eating guidelines

May 06, 2016 - Kitchener to slacken food truck legislation
The city of Kitchener could soon see food trucks given greater freedom.

May 05, 2016 - Waterloo food truck fees drop
Food truck licensing fees have plummeted in Waterloo, after city councillors met to discuss the issue.

May 05, 2016 - Toronto to reconsider food truck laws
A public consultation has been held to discuss the possibility of relaxing food truck bylaws.

May 05, 2016 - Toronto set for food truck decision
Toronto's Municipal Licensing and Standards Division has entered the final stage of its food truck review.

May 05, 2016 - Toronto food truck laws set to be slackened
Food truck owners in Toronto could be allowed to operate with fewer restrictions, although the news hasn't been well-received by all parties.

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