Smaller turkeys, fewer gifts: How Canadians are preparing for an expensive holiday season

Smaller turkeys, fewer gifts: How Canadians are preparing for an expensive holiday season

Faced with a more expensive festive season this year, shoppers might be looking for ways to scale back the cost of their celebrations—whether that means giving fewer gifts, sticking closer to home, or rethinking holiday feasts. Inflation is up 6.9 per cent from a year ago, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent consumer price index … Read more

I Tried 7 Canadian Snacks For The First Time Since Moving From The UK & Ranked Them

I Tried 7 Canadian Snacks For The First Time Since Moving From The UK & Ranked Them

This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media. Since moving to Canada from the UK, I’ve made it a mission to try as many Canadian snacks as possible because how else do you make a decision … Read more

Varcoe: Alberta locks in affordability measures as interest rates grow

Varcoe: Alberta locks in affordability measures as interest rates grow

Breadcrumb Trail Links Politics Columnists business Higher bills, falling consumer demand, escalating interest rates — it’s a trifecta of trouble to wind up a tumultuous 2022 Matt Jones, Minister of Affordability and Utilities speaks while Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance listens as he shares details on legislation aimed at supporting … Read more

Twists on classic cocktails you’re going to want to try — and tips for creating your own

Twists on classic cocktails you’re going to want to try — and tips for creating your own

(Credit: iStock/Getty Images) The old chestnut “don’t mess with a good thing” doesn’t apply to cocktails. In fact, classic cocktail recipes are often the perfect template for a new drink. And they’re almost like fashion trends in how they tend to resurface, according to Montreal bartender Kate Boushel. “Every few years, there is simply an … Read more

CPG, food and bev companies make Canada’s Top Growing Companies 2022

Details 26 September 2022 Over 400 Canadian businesses made by 2022 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, which ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Several CPG, food and beverage manufacturers made the ranking in the following positions: 9 – Flourish Pancakes 14 – Partake Brewing 37-Eat Routes Inc. 46 – Tru … Read more

Fun things to do in Edmonton this winter – Edmonton

Fun things to do in Edmonton this winter – Edmonton

Sure, it’s colder and snowier out, but that doesn’t mean Edmontonians hibernate until spring. Being a winter city, there is a slew of winter activities to enjoy over the next several months. Whether you like being active outdoors or prefer heated patios and toasty beverages, there is something on the list to tickle your fancy. … Read more

Direct marketing in the COVID age

Direct marketing in the COVID age

It is a changed world. The time spent in pandemic lockdowns has completely altered consumer behaviour. Perhaps it has sped up trends that were already in place, such as concerns about how food was grown or raised, convenience and ease of online purchasing. ReadAlso Fed cattle market struggles, feeder exports seen slower Fed cattle The … Read more