Food In Canada


Kristy Nudds

Editor, Food In Canada
  • Opinion

    Why COVID-19 will change the food industry, forever

    March 25, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    By Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Director, Agri-Food Analytics Lab, Dalhousie University COVID-19 is likely going to redefine grocery shopping in more ways than one. Convenience now has a different meaning. It’s less about saving time and more about survival and safety. Before

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  • News

    Communicating about COVID-19: Deciding What to Say, When to Say It, and How

    March 20, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    By Andrea Lekushoff, President, Broad Reach Communications In a very short time, the COVID-19 outbreak has changed the daily lives of millions around the world. It’s a very stressful time for everyone, not least because of questions about the economy,

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  • News

    An Open Letter to Canadians Regarding COVID-19 from Canada’s food and consumer product manufacturers

    March 20, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    From the Food and Consumer Products of Canada:  We know that the food and household goods we all choose feel more essential to daily life than ever before.  Finding those products on store shelves is important to you, and safely

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  • News

    Food in Canada: Response to COVID-19

    March 20, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    At Food in Canada, the safety of our readers, clients, partners, staff, suppliers and people of the communities where we operate is of the utmost importance. We truly care about each other and our customers, and we acknowledge that the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • News

    Temporary foreign workers exempt from Canada’s travel ban

    March 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Farm workers coming to Canada under programs for temporary and seasonal workers will be exempt from a ban on foreign nationals entering the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that effective Wednesday, foreign nationals from all countries except the

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  • News

    Loblaws CEO reassures shoppers “we have enough food”

    March 18, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Loblaws CEO Galen G. Weston issued a statement Monday following the announcement of the Canadian borders closing amid the spread of COVID-19. Weston reassured shoppers, who may have been worried when they saw “extraordinary numbers of people in stores, long

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  • News

    Bakery Showcase postponed to November 2020

    March 17, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    The Baking Association of Canada (BAC) is announcing that due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus that it is rescheduling Bakery Showcase to November 8th & 9th, 2020 at the Toronto Congress Centre.  In a statement to its sponsors

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  • News

    SIAL Canada postponed to August 5-7, 2020

    March 16, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    The organizers of SIAL Canada have made the decision to postpone the food and beverage show due to concerns over COVID-19 and ordinances announced by the province of Quebec.  The event will now be held August 5-7, 2020 at the Palais

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  • News

    Parliament hustles through CUSMA ratification

    March 16, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Ottawa | Reuters — Canada’s Parliament rushed through ratification of the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico (CUSMA) trade pact on Friday March 13 before taking a three-week break to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top government official said. Canada was

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  • News

    CN halts rail traffic in East due to protests

    February 14, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Canadian National Railway (CN) is shutting down its Eastern Canada operations due to ongoing blockades on its rail lines in Ontario. The company announced Thursday it’s been “forced to initiate a disciplined and progressive shutdown” in the region, which means

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