Loblaws CEO Says Canadians Will Face Higher Grocery Prices Due To Trade War

The chief executive officer of Canada’s largest grocery store chain says that Canadians will likely see higher prices for food items in the coming months due to the impact of tariffs imposed in an ongoing trade war with the United States. Galen G. Weston, CEO of Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX: L), made the comments Wednesday during a conference call with analysts. He pointed to new [...]

01 August 2018

An IGA in Montreal is growing its own vegetables on the roof

Tim Murphy bends down and pulls a healthy-looking bulb of garlic out of the ground. Nearby, heirloom tomatoes grow next to several varieties of lettuce. It’s a large, well-maintained garden, but what really sets this garden apart is where it’s located. Murphy is a project manager and urban gardener for The Green Line: Green Roof, a Montreal-based company that installs green roofs, t [...]

01 August 2018

Who's afraid of Amazon? Not this Canadian food retailer

An Ottawa-based grocery chain believes the moment has come for its long-standing formula of fresh, local and prepared products, and it's launched into major markets, going head-to-head with the industry's giants. If nothing else, Farm Boy is showing nerve and daring as it expands in a sector that is itself bracing for Amazon's entry into the market. "We see weakness," Farm Boy chief ex [...]

01 August 2018

Flavour war food trucks find common ground to make Saskatoon more food-truck friendly

Secret sauces were being tested and recipes fine-tuned on Saturday in preparation for the cook-off of the year for Saskatoon's kitchens on wheels. Fierce competition is the name of the game at the Food Truck Wars Street Festival on 20th Street in the Riversdale neighbourhood this weekend. But food truck owners say they need each other too, to help improve  [...]

01 August 2018

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An IGA in Montreal is growing its own vegetables on the roof

Tim Murphy bends down and pulls a healthy-looking bulb of garlic out of the ground. Nearby, heirl [...]

01 August 2018

Katch Seafood opens on Pizza Corner

Katch Seafood, a fast-casual twist on the traditional fish and chips, is opening under the same [...]

02 August 2018

Montreal museum fights Facebook censorship over classic art

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has had a problem with Facebook: the social media giant's censors [...]

03 August 2018

BC Artscape unveils newly renovated arts centre in Vancouver's Chinatown

VANCOUVER — Artists in Vancouver have reason to celebrate, after a newly-renovated cultural cent [...]

03 August 2018

Cuisine thaï 5 étoiles

Le 23 mai dernier, six ans après l’ouverture du Siam dans le quartier Dix30, le groupe Satori a [...]

05 August 2018