Inflation: New app helps consumers save on food

Inflation: New app helps consumers save on food

With inflation causing food prices to rise, consumers are looking for deals, and a new app is offering to help people find savings at the grocery store, while helping cut down on food waste. “Too Good to Go” has launched in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. It connects consumers with businesses who have surplus food at the … Read more

Kingston baby formula plant months away from producing domestic supply: expert

Kingston baby formula plant months away from producing domestic supply: expert

As baby formula shortages continue to cause concerns for parents both at home and in the United States, there is a facility in Kingston, Ont. that makes formula. However, it doesn’t make baby formula for Canada, it’s shipped overseas. The switch to making domestic supply is not so simple. The Canada Royal Milk Plant was … Read more

Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series – Sun Peaks

Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series – Sun Peaks

Welcome to Sun Peaks for the penultimate round of the 2022 Norco Canadian Enduro Series presented by Leatt. It’s been one hell of a summer of racing, and this coming weekend at Sun Peaks will be no different. We’ve got what could be the course of the season ready to go featuring chairlifts, climbing, long … Read more

New Canada Food Guide promotes more water, plant-based proteins

New Canada Food Guide promotes more water, plant-based proteins

OTTAWA — Canada’s new food guide does away with food groups and portion sizes, focusing instead on broader guidelines that include eating more plant-based protein and drinking more water. The food-guide facelift unveiled today reflects a new approach by Health Canada aimed at promoting healthier eating and lifestyle choices, rather than emphasizing serving sizes and … Read more

Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series – Round 4 Cumberland/Mt. Washington

Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series – Round 4 Cumberland/Mt. Washington

Round #4 of the 2022 Norco Canadian Enduro Series presented by Leatt is on! We’re at the halfway point of the series now, and what a season it’s been so far! Buckle up for another epic weekend! This will be the first time the Canadian Enduro Series has visited the Cumberland and Mt Washington area. … Read more

Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series – Round 2 Crowsnest Pass

Race Preview: Canadian Enduro Series – Round 2 Crowsnest Pass

welcome round #two of the 2022 Norco Canadian Enduro Series presented by Leatt. After an incredible start to the season in Kamloops, the series travels to Crowsnest Pass. Nestled on the Alberta border and surrounded by mountains, this small town has a very big mountain feel to it. The United Riders of Crowsnest have done … Read more

What’s in, what’s out in Canada’s new Food Guide

What’s in, what’s out in Canada’s new Food Guide

OTTAWA – Canada Food Guide quick facts Health Canada has updated its advice for Canadians to help them eat better and develop healthier food habits. What’s new: Recommends eating plenty of veggies and fruits, whole grains and protein foods Promotes choosing proteins that come from plants more often Says water should be your drink of … Read more

Five ways to save money on your grocery bill in 2021

Five ways to save money on your grocery bill in 2021

OTTAWA — With food prices expected to rise three to five per cent in 2021, an Ottawa nutritionist says there are a few simple things you can do to lower your grocery bill and eat healthy in the new year. The Canada Food Price Report 2021 says the average Canadian family will pay an extra … Read more

Ontario grocery work shifting amid increasing automation and online sales, report finds

Ontario grocery work shifting amid increasing automation and online sales, report finds

TORONTO — A sweeping new report on the state of Ontario’s grocery industry paints a picture of a sector where jobs are rapidly changing as retailers dive deeper into e-commerce and automation gains speed. With online grocery orders and delivery accelerated by the pandemic, the hiring of warehouse, logistics and order fulfillment workers or “personal … Read more