Edmonton restaurant owner encourages people to think beyond delivery apps

It’s a critical time to support local restaurants in Edmonton who are adapting to take-out and delivery. As Nicole Stillger explains, independent restaurant owner Paul Shufelt is encouraging people to think beyond using third-party apps like Skip the Dishes and…

Tech companies raising money for Edmonton’s Food Bank during COVID-19 crisis

March 27 2020 8:31pm About 20 local technology companies have raised $150,000 for Edmonton’s Food Bank and are looking to raise much more. As Chris Chacon explains how they are keeping the momentum going during a time when many people…

Agriculture minister on TFWs in the food service industry and matching Albertans with jobs

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen says the province is working on a job matching program to match unemployed Albertans with opportunities in the food supply chain, but said temporary foreign workers will also still be allowed in Canada…

What happens in Canada if the American food supply chain breaks down?

March 26 2020 1:56pm Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen hypothesizes on what would happen if Alberta could no longer import food from the United States due to a break down in the supply chain there. ‘ }); }…

Minister on Alberta agriculture industry being exempt in the event of non-essential business closures

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen explains how declaring agriculture an essential service will exempt the food supply chain from being forced to close if the province chooses to tighten restrictions and force non-essential businesses to close.