CRFA works to ensure that government understands and values the tremendous contribution our industry makes to the economy and social fabric of Canada. We also make sure your voice is heard on important issues ranging from taxes to dairy prices.
CANADA | Photo Gallery
CRFA's CEO Garth Whyte (far left), then-Chair Brenda O'Reilly, and then-First Vice Chairman Gerard Curran (far right) present Prime Minister Stephen Harper with a personalized chef jacket during a meeting with the CRFA Board of Directors and senior staff in October, 2009.
CANADA | Restaurant Industry Summit
CRFA’s second Restaurant Industry Summit took Parliament Hill by storm, Oct. 29 – 30, drawing together more than 100 federal MPs and over 40 restaurant and foodservice leaders.
Click here to see the story, photos, video and media coverage.
CANADA | Articles by Date
CANADA | Articles by Topic
CANADA | Credit/Debit Fees
CANADA | Environment
CRFA has partnered with NRA to launch a Canadian version of the Conserve Sustainability Education Programsm – an initiative that helps Canadian restaurant operators become more environmentally friendly in areas ranging from energy use to waste management.
Click here to learn about this initiative.
CANADA | Labour
Online Job Postings
CRFA members save 47% on job postings with Hcareers.
Tools and information to help you attract and retain employees.
CRFA is a supporter of LabourWatch.com, an online service that advances employee rights in labour relations. LabourWatch.com provides resources on unionization, to help your employees make informed choices.
CANADA | Licensee Issues
CANADA | Music Royalties
CANADA | Operating Costs
CANADA | Small Business Financing
If your business has gross annual revenues of $5 million or less, you may be eligible for a loan under the Canada Small Business Financing Program. Visit the Industry Canada website for details.
CANADA | Supply Management
Frozen pizza grant (Video), Sun News Network
Supply Management (Video) – Charles Adler, Sun News Network
Dairy supply management (Audio) - CBC’s The Current
Fair cheese please!
CRFA asks government for FAIR CHEESE PLEASE! Click here (PDF) to see our ad in the agriculture edition of The Hill Times, Canada’s newspaper on federal politics (Apr 23, 2012).
CANADA | Taxes
For information on sales taxes, taxes on tips, and other regulations, visit CRFA's online resource centre, RestaurantCentral.ca >
CANADA | Other
CANADA | Federal Budget
CANADA | Federal Election
CANADA | Federal Restaurant Caucus
CANADA | Letters
CANADA | Research Reports