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June 1, 2017
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Domino's franchisee cancer fundraiser raises $26K in St. Thomas, Ont.

On May 29, the St. Thomas community rallied to support the local Domino’s franchise as it raised funds to help 16-year-old Jesse Baughman, an employee who is battling cancer. That day 100 per cent of pizza sales went to the cause. The WeeklyNews.ca reports.


Ontario raising minimum wage to $15 per hour

Ontario is proposing raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour and Restaurants Canada has slammed the move.


Fried wheat products still not gluten-free, warns Canadian Celiac Association

The myth that frying wheat products makes them gluten-free is endangering people with Celiac disease, said the Canadian Celiac Association in a news release.


Pizza Hut Canada expands in Eastern Canada through FMI partnership

Pizza Hut Canada, a division of YUM! Brands, Inc., has entered into a development arrangement with Franchise Management Inc. to expand into Quebec and Eastern Canada.


Inmates make artisan pizza via prison rehab program

Inmates at Cook County Jail in Chicago bake a couple hundred pizzas a week and deliver them hot to the cells of captive customers. The program is an effort to make jail a bit more humane while teaching new skills. The Toronto Star reports.
 
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It’s time to bring it – that is, bring your best pie to the Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year competitions at the Canadian Pizza Show! The fifth annual show is set for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.

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Six tips for your pizzeria marketing and business plan

Are you opening a new pizzeria or refresh your current pizzeria’s marketing plan to ensure it is fully aligned with your customer base? Developing or revising your business plan is an important step. Columnist Diane Chiasson shows you how in the April/May issue of Canadian Pizza. » Read more
 
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Five fab pizzas from the Chef of the Year competitions

Looking for inspiration to shake up your pizzeria’s menu? Our creative, passionate and cutting-edge Chef of the Year competitors deliver! Here are five pizzas from the Canadian Pizza Show that will ignite your taste buds, fire up your imagination and get you excited about October’s Canadian Pizza Show! » Read more
 
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Canadian Pizza Show

Oct. 16, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Oct. 20-24, 2017
Location: Milan, Italy
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