The federal government is looking into concerns raised by a dissident group of Tim Hortons franchisees about the potential violation of terms Ottawa placed on a deal that saw Canada’s most iconic restaurant chain taken over by a Brazilian firm.
A spokesman for Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Thursday the government will investigate allegations that Tims owner Restaurant Brands International has failed to live up to promises made to the federal government under the Investment Canada Act in 2014.
Winnipeg restaurants deer + almond and Segovia are celebrating coveted spots on a list of the top 100 best restaurants in Canada.
The Princess Street eatery was named 75th by a panel of 97 national judges, including chefs, restaurateurs, journalists, gourmets and industry leaders. The Stradbrook Avenue establishment came in at 46th.
An international environmental group suggests that reducing Canada’s colossal food waste would be a smart business move and good for the environment.
“You can make a really strong business case for action,” said David Donaldson of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, an environmental watchdog agency set up under the North American Free Trade Agreement.