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Farmers say heat wave, drought show vulnerable agricultural sector needs support

July 28, 2021 3:06 am When an unprecedented heat wave "cooked" the cherries growing at his family's farm in Oliver, B.C., Pravin Dhaliwal tried to see past the financial loss...

‘War for talent:’ Retail, restaurants offer perks to lure workers in hot job market

July 14, 2021 1:06 pm HALIFAX — When increasing wages wasn’t enough, the owner of a Halifax-area baby boutique teamed up with other retail operators in a small suburban mall...

Black-owned restaurateurs expect long recovery times from pandemic lows

July 8, 2021 10:51 am TORONTO — When COVID-19 started spreading through Canada, Resa Solomon-St. Lewis watched business at her Caribbean food company Baccanalle disappear. With no events or weddings to...

Toronto’s financial district, PATH brace for longer recovery as businesses reopen

July 6, 2021 1:31 pm TORONTO — For the last 34 years, Alex Zilberberg's mornings have begun with a lineup of customers so strong that his The Bagel Stop locations...

Uber Canada shifts operations from Netherlands to Canada

June 24, 2021 4:06 pm TORONTO — Uber's Canadian ride-hailing and food-delivery business will shift from being based in the Netherlands to Canada — a change that will effect its...

One million chickens euthanized during labour dispute at Quebec slaughterhouse

June 17, 2021 3:51 pm MONTREAL — A labour dispute at a slaughterhouse near Quebec City has resulted in one million chickens being euthanized in recent weeks, but there's hope...

Restaurants press to keep delivery app caps as they rebound from pandemic

June 13, 2021 9:06 am TORONTO — Restaurant owners say food delivery apps have taken too big a bite out of their revenues for too long. Food delivery apps were forced...

‘Really good news’: Ontarians celebrate reopening with patio visits, shopping trips

June 11, 2021 3:31 pm TORONTO — Ontario stores and restaurants were teeming with customers Friday as the province lifted some of its COVID-19 restrictions for the first time in...

Chef Molly Yeh’s lockdown life full of recipes, baby firsts

June 7, 2021 4:32 pm FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Somewhere between testing beet and carrot juice, blueberries and mint in search of the precise hues for a four-tiered rainbow...

Food industry groups come together to develop ‘breakthrough’ code of practice

May 27, 2021 3:36 pm OTTAWA — A group of associations representing food producers and retailers has agreed to work together to develop a food industry code of practice, a...

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

August 2, 2021 11:11 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than $150 billion to boost...