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What can grocers expect after COVID-19?

What can grocers expect after COVID-19? Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, grocery shopping has changed from being a routine errand to a logistical minefield. With social distancing and an emphasis on safe sanitary practices, grocery stores have had to adapt to alterations in the shopping landscape. Before the pandemic, food from bars, cafes, coffee shops…

Time to Adapt

COVID-19: Time to Adapt As a result of the recent pandemic, Canada has witnessed a ban on mass gatherings, the cancellation of sporting events and the closure of schools, restaurants, bars and other facilities. These measures have significantly impacted the economy and in-turn unsettled the lives of many Canadians. After an initial rush to stores…

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Banning Single-use Plastic in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this June that Canada plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. “We need to cover all of Canada with this decision,” he said. But what falls under this ban? Single-use plastic is exactly what it sounds like: anything that is not designed to be reused. That can go…

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Canadian Food is Changing: the evolution of the Canadian Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide was born in 1942. At the time, its focus was on improving the health of Canadians and preventing nutritional deficiencies, while citizens were subject to wartime food rationing protocols. Since then, the food guide has transformed many times but its primary focus remains the same: helping Canadians stay on top of their…