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Manitoba Beef Producers Receiving $350K for Beef Verification Program

Manitoba Beef Producers Receiving $350K for Beef Verification Program

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Fresh ground beef is packed at a local butcher shop, October 1, 2012 in Levis, Que. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

WINNIPEG — The provincial and federal governments are investing $350,000 over five years into Manitoba Beef Producers to help them meet industry standards for food safety.

The Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) program runs nationally and was expanded in 2016 to include modules for animal care, biosecurity and environmental stewardship.

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Manitoba-Made Food & Drink Shine at LoveLocalMB

Manitoba-Made Food & Drink Shine at LoveLocalMB

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LoveLocalMB is March 2 at the Victoria Inn on Wellington Avenue. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The top local food and beverage producers aim to please and there’s no other event greater to get a taste of their wares than LoveLocalMB.

The sixth annual all-things-local evening is March 2 at the Victoria Inn, celebrating the best in food, beer and wine.

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Trio of Calgary Kids Ask Canadian Coffee Chain to Rethink Popular Contest

Trio of Calgary Kids Ask Canadian Coffee Chain to Rethink Popular Contest

By The Canadian Press

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Mya Chau, left, 12, and Eve Helman, 12, who are digitally petitioning Tim Horton‚Äôs to make the roll up the rim to win campaign more environmentally friendly, are seen outside a Tim Horton’s in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

OTTAWA — A trio of young people in Calgary are challenging Canada’s iconic coffee chain to use its popular contest to get Canadians to kick their cup addiction.

Twelve-year-olds Mya Chau and Eve Helman, and 16-year-old Ben Duthie, have nearly 105,000 signatures on a change.org petition asking Tim Hortons to replace its existing disposable coffee cups with a compostable version, or at least one that can be recycled everywhere in Canada.

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Tim Hortons Co-Founder Ron Joyce Dies at Age 88

Tim Hortons Co-Founder Ron Joyce Dies at Age 88

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

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Tim Hortons co-founder Ron Joyce is photographed in Toronto on Friday, October 20, 2006. Joyce has died at age 88. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Harris)

Ron Joyce, who rose from a childhood marked by the Great Depression to co-found the Tim Hortons doughnut chain, has died at the age of 88.

Joyce died Thursday in his Burlington, Ont., home with his family at his side, the family said in a statement.

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Winnipeg Harvest Receives $122K Donation from Sobeys

Winnipeg Harvest Receives $122K Donation from Sobeys

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Representatives from Sobeys, Safeway and IGA present Winnipeg Harvest with a cheque for more than $122,000 in Winnipeg on Wednesday. (HANDOUT)

Winnipeg Harvest received a hefty donation Wednesday as part of its Joy of Giving holiday campaign.

Sobeys Inc. donated $122,787.12 to the Winnipeg food bank on behalf of Sobeys, Safeway and IGA stores.

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Six Manitoba Restaurants Named ‘Most Romantic’

Six Manitoba Restaurants Named ‘Most Romantic’

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In a little over two weeks from now, lovebirds will dine out to celebrate Valentine’s Day. You could just stay in and order food on an app, or you could venture out to one of six Manitoba restaurants named the most romantic.

Online reservation service OpenTable has come out with its annual list of Canada’s Most Romantic Restaurants.

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Crisp & Delicious Chicken Nuggets Recall Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Crisp & Delicious Chicken Nuggets Recall Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

By The Canadian Press

Chicken Nuggets Recall
Crisp & Delicious Chicken Breast Nuggets – Uncooked (CFIA)

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall of Crisp & Delicious brand Chicken Breast Nuggets due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The uncooked breaded chicken pieces were sold in 1.6 kg packages with a best before date of July 19, 2019 (upc code 0 69299 11703 5).

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