P.E.I restaurateur meets with Minister Gail Shea
OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - P.E.I. business leader Liam Dolan was part of a delegation that met with Minister of National Revenue and federal Minister Responsible for Prince Edward Island Gail Shea earlier this week. Dolan - who owns Claddagh Oyster House and Olde Dublin Pub in Charlottetown, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) - discussed the province's restaurant industry with Minister Shea at CRFA's second Restaurant Industry Summit on Parliament Hill, Oct. 29 - 30.
About CRFA's Restaurant Industry Summit
CRFA's Summit brings together prominent leaders from many of Canada's largest restaurant and foodservice companies with federal Members of Parliament. The two-day event aims to raise the profile of CRFA and Canada's restaurant industry in Ottawa.
About P.E.I's restaurant industry
With 328 units across P.E.I., the restaurant industry injects $250 million into the provincial economy and offers 5,100 jobs.
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Caption: P.E.I restaurateur Liam Dolan met with federal Minister Responsible for Prince Edward Island Gail Shea to discuss the province's foodservice industry at CRFA's second Restaurant Industry Summit. Pictured left to right: Minister Shea, Jeremy Bonia of Raymonds in St. John's, N.L., CRFA Director and local restaurateur Liam Dolan and CRFA's President and CEO Garth Whyte.
CRFA is one of Canada's largest business associations, with more than 30,000 members representing restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions and other foodservice providers. Canada's $65-billion restaurant industry employs more than 1.1 million people in communities across the country.
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