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Canada reverses decision on truckers, vaccine mandate back on

- General News
As announced in November and as we've communicated with the industry recently, starting January 15, unvaccinated Canadian truck drivers entering Canada will need to meet requirements for pre-entry, arrival and Day 8 testing, as well as quarantine requirements.

Canada halts vaccine mandate for truckers

- General News
Political and industry pressure appear to have helped the Canadian government to drop its mandate that all Canadian truckers prove they have taken coronavirus vaccine shots.

PEI potato growers dread a repeat of history

- General News
PEI potato growers are likely to find a replay of 2001 no more amusing than the original.

Canada’s Food Price Report 2022 predicts a 5-7% increase in costs

- General News
Food prices in Canada are going up — again.

Enoki mushroom recall expanded in Canada

- General News
This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Couchesne Larose collaborates on vertical farming initiative

- General News
Ocean Vert products will be marketed under the MIDI brand in Quebec. The first products available will be leafy greens: a spring mix baby spinach and baby arugula. The products will gradually be added to the shelves over the next few months.

Instacart expands in Quebec, now serves 90% of Canada

- Retail
Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, today announced an expansion of its footprint across Quebec, increasing same-day delivery availability to 90% of Canadian households.

80% of Canadian restaurants will fail this winter without subsidies, survey says

- General News
Restaurants Canada is calling on the federal government to increase and extend the wage and rent subsidies into 2022 to ensure foodservice businesses can pull through the ongoing pandemic.

Instacart opens in Quebec with French language edition

- Retail
Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, today announced its expansion to Quebec.

Sobeys parent buys 51% of Longo’s, Grocery Gateway e-commerce business

- Retail
Longo's and Grocery Gateway are powerful strategic additions to Empire's family of brands in the province – Sobeys, Foodland, FreshCo, Farm Boy and Voilà.