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Toronto’s Restaurant 20 Victoria tops Air Canada list of best new restaurants

Toronto’s Restaurant 20 Victoria tops Air Canada list of best new restaurants

TORONTO — A ranking of the country’s best new restaurants highlights several eateries that are touting efforts to address long-standing complaints about the sector's oft-poor labour and wage standards.

COVID-19 reshaped the way we buy, prepare and consume food

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A list of starred Vancouver restaurants in the Michelin Guide's 2nd Canadian edition

VANCOUVER — The Michelin Guide has deemed eight Vancouver restaurants each worthy of a coveted culinary star. The second Canadian edition of the gastronomic ode to fine dining was announced Thursday at an evening gala.
Michelin Guide lands in Vancouver with eight stars for eight eateries

Michelin Guide lands in Vancouver with eight stars for eight eateries

VANCOUVER — The Michelin Guide has deemed eight Vancouver restaurants each worthy of one of its prestigious culinary stars.
Food bank usage across Canada hit all-time high, nearly 1.5M visits in March: report

Food bank usage across Canada hit all-time high, nearly 1.5M visits in March: report

The number of people using food banks across the country surged to an all-time high earlier this year, with high inflation and low social assistance rates cited as key factors in the rise, a new report from Food Banks Canada indicates.
West Africa floods destroy crops, worsening hunger fears

West Africa floods destroy crops, worsening hunger fears

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Ocheiga Enoch isn't expecting much of a rice harvest from north-central Nigeria after floodwaters submerged his fields and those of so many other farmers this season.
'Chinese chorizo' honors fusion of two cultures in Arizona

'Chinese chorizo' honors fusion of two cultures in Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — If not for the coronavirus pandemic, Feng-Feng Yeh might never have learned about a lesser-known chapter of Chinese American history in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona.
`Where the goodies are great': Sweets lovers welcome Diwali

`Where the goodies are great': Sweets lovers welcome Diwali

Many preparations go into the celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which starts Monday. There’s cleaning and decorating the house, buying new clothes, visiting friends and family — and of course preparing and sharing food.

1st guilty pleas entered in large federal food program fraud

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first batch of guilty pleas involving about 50 people charged in a large-scale scheme to defraud a federal meals program in Minnesota were entered Thursday in a Minneapolis courtroom.
In P.E.I., growing worries about food security in wake of post-tropical storm Fiona

In P.E.I., growing worries about food security in wake of post-tropical storm Fiona

CHARLOTTETOWN — Community groups in Prince Edward Island say they are worried that inflation, rent increases and the damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona are leading to food insecurity among lower-income people.