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Innovation literacy at George Brown College


We spoke to Winnie Chiu, Director of George Brown College’s Food Innovation and Research Studio (FIRSt), about how the research and development centre contributes to the future of the Canadian food industry.

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Ricardo Larrivee


Canadian celebrity chef shares insights from surveying how Canada eats Text by Kelly Townsend Canada is a country of rich and versatile flavours, and no one knows that better than Ricardo Larrivée, who has turned a love of cooking into a recognizable brand name with his own cooking show, a long-standing radio show with CBC and a magazine. His most …

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Ketchup Wars

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Consumer appetite for healthy, local and 100% Canadian is good for business Text by  Theresa Rogers The New Year started with what has been dubbed “The Ketchup Wars”, when a Facebook post prompted a mess in the condiment aisles of grocery stores all over the country. Seizing consumers’ appetite for “Canadian” ketchup, Primo Foods entered the fray, launching its own …

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Hayley Wickenheiser    


Champion Canadian hockey player talks brand values and life after Team Canada Text by Theresa Rogers In Canada, when you talk sports, hockey is king. And in hockey, five-time Olympic medalist Hayley Wickenheiser is queen. A dedicated and determined hockey player, leader and mother, Wickenheiser has been named number 20 of the Top 25 Toughest Athletes in the World by …

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