Published On: September 07, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the Hamilton Hospitality Project’s Andrew Berry-Ashpole about salaries, transparency, and why businesses need to stop trading on passion and loyalty.
Published On: August 31, 2021
OPINION: The pandemic has hit the restaurant industry hard. After confronting closures and uncertainty, they’re now confronting bozos trying to scare customers away.
Published On: August 17, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Tony Elenis, of the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel and Motel Association, about restaurants in crisis, consumer confidence, and vaccine passports.
Published On: June 21, 2021
OPINION: Restaurants workers are not lazy. They’re not coasting on government subsidies. They’re just tired of jobs getting worse without compensation getting better.
Published On: April 12, 2021
OPINION: Talent drain was a problem even before the pandemic. If restaurants want to reverse it, they’ll have to become better places to work.
Published On: April 05, 2021
OPINION: Federal rent and wage supports are set to expire in June. But restaurateurs are still struggling — so what comes next?
Published On: March 17, 2021
OPINION: Many got laid off. Some found new jobs in sales or delivery. Some collected CERB. All of them are traumatized.
Published On: February 17, 2021
With takeout and delivery booming, single-use plastics are becoming an even bigger problem. These Ontario companies think they have a solution.
Published On: January 20, 2021
In December, North Kawartha Township's only grocery store burned down — so locals stepped up.
Published On: January 06, 2021
Abattoirs have been shutting down across the province — now the pandemic is putting pressure on an already strained system.
Published On: December 04, 2020
Many restaurants in the province are fighting to stay open. In Thunder Bay, some restaurants are shutting their dining rooms even though they don’t have to.
Published On: November 23, 2020
OPINION: Companies such as Uber Eats and DoorDash charge ruinous commissions. It’s time for Premier Ford and Mayor Tory to stand up for the small businesses being destroyed.