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Quebec Judge Says Class Action Lawsuit Over McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys Can Go Ahead

Quebec Judge Says Class Action Lawsuit Over McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys Can Go Ahead

By The Canadian Press

McDonald's Toys Lawsuit
Lawyer Joey Zukran is seen in this undated handout photo. A judge has authorized a lawsuit to proceed against McDonald’s Canada over the marketing of Happy Meals to Quebec children. Montreal lawyer Joey Zukran sought authorization for a class action lawsuit, arguing promotion of the popular meals constitutes illegal advertising to children. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Joey Zukran)

MONTREAL – A judge has authorized a lawsuit to proceed against McDonald’s Canada over the marketing of Happy Meals to Quebec children.

Montreal lawyer Joey Zukran sought authorization for a class action lawsuit, arguing promotion of the popular meals constitutes illegal advertising to children.

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CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train
The CP Holiday Train will travel through Manitoba December 3-5. (CP / HANDOUT)

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will soon roll its way into Manitoba to celebrate 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks across North America.

The train will stop in Winnipeg on Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. at the grade railway crossing at Panet Road and Molson Street. The event runs from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. and the stage will open to both sides.

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Harassment Allegations at Restaurant Chain Stella’s Trigger Bosses’ Leave

Harassment Allegations at Restaurant Chain Stella’s Trigger Bosses’ Leave

By The Canadian Press

Stella's
Stella’s, 116 Sherbrook Street (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG – Two top executives with the popular Winnipeg-based restaurant chain Stella’s are taking an indefinite leave of absence following allegations by former staff of hostile working conditions and harassment.

Stella’s said in a statement issued Monday that effective immediately, Grant Anderson, vice-president of operations, and Brad Burrows, regional manager, were taking leave to ensure the integrity of an independent investigation process.

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Janes Chicken Burgers Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Janes Chicken Burgers Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

By The Canadian Press

Janes Chicken Burgers
Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Burgers (800g) have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. (CFIA)

OTTAWA – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Burgers from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The agency says the uncooked breaded chicken burgers were sold across the country in 800-gram packages with a best before date of May 14, 2019 (UPC code 0 69299 12491 0).

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Health Officials Investigate Salmonella Outbreak That May Be Linked to Cucumbers

Health Officials Investigate Salmonella Outbreak That May Be Linked to Cucumbers

By The Canadian Press

Cucumbers

VANCOUVER – The Public Health Agency of Canada says an investigation is underway into an outbreak of salmonella infections involving five provinces, mostly in western Canada.

The agency says on its website that the source of the outbreak has not been identified yet, although many of the people who became sick reported eating cucumbers.

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Food Musings: Clementine

Food Musings: Clementine

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

Clementine
(KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

Down the stairs of a former Princess Street warehouse sits one of Winnipeg’s shining stars. Clementine is open for breakfast and lunch and for every one of the numerous times I have visited, it has been packed. On weekends you have to be particularly patient. It has always been well worth the wait. The morning I was at Clementine recently, two owners of other successful Winnipeg restaurants were noshing there as well.

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