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HEADLINECooking Eggs in the Morning and Shucking Oysters at Night, Thanks to an App
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New York Times
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Sep 01, 2019
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Gig workers are nothing new in the restaurant world. Every day, contractors on bikes and scooters deliver food for Uber Eats and DoorDash. But in a growing number of kitchens, contract workers now make the food, too. >> Restaurant

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New York Times
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Aug 14, 2019
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Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don't need a dining room or waiters. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

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Toronto Star
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Aug 02, 2019
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Bilal Al Rasoul doesn't even drink coffee, but his new life in Canada revolves around a coffee shop in the heart of Toronto's diverse Kensington Market. >> Restaurant

HEADLINE‘The blessing means more than the money’: Refugee restaurateur offers free meals
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CBC News
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Aug 02, 2019
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Habtamu Lamu ladles fragrant red lentils, cubes of marinated lamb and steaming hot peanut soup into cardboard takeout containers. On the first day of every month, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Lamu prepares delicacies from his home country of Ethiopia and serves them to people living on the streets of Edmonton. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

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CBC News
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Jul 13, 2019
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A job for a newcomer or for a refugee is simply everything,' says Mohamed Fakih. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

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CBC News
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Jul 10, 2019
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Big Bite Pita provides free meals to people in need for an hour a day, 7 days a week. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINEChallenges & Opportunities: Staffing Struggles
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Hotelier
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Jul 04, 2019
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The convergence of a shrinking labour force and exploding tourism has produced a unique scene for Canadian hotels. Traditional labour pools are deserts now, drained of the human resources that used to stock hotel front-desk, restaurant and housekeeping workforces. >> Hospitality

HEADLINEOn Canada Day, a Syrian refugee says ‘thank you’ to his new country
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Waterloo Region Record
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Jul 01, 2019
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Alaa Nafisa and his family came to Canada four years ago as Syrian refugees. They learned English and worked hard. Then, six months ago, they started a restaurant in Waterloo, called Naranj. >> Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship

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Global News
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Jun 30, 2019
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A new Mediterranean inspired restaurant has opened in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, started by four friends who reunited after immigrating to Canada and fleeing civil war in Syria. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

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Toronto Star
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Jun 25, 2019
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The story of a Syrian refugee newcomer starting his own ice cream store in Nova Scotia. >> Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship