Restaurant owners hungry for answers
TORONTO, May 14 /CNW/ - Canadian restaurateurs are hoping some straight
answers will be on the menu when Visa and MasterCard appear before a House of
Commons committee today.
Visa and MasterCard are scheduled to appear before a joint
Industry/Finance Committee to explain the skyrocketing fees charged to
merchants for accepting their credit cards.
May 14, 2009, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m., Parliament Hill, Centre Block Room 237-C,
A spokesperson for the 33,000-member Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices
Association (CRFA) will be available for reaction from Toronto. Justin
Taylor, CRFA's Vice President of Labour and Taxation, can be reached at
416-649-4214 or 416-550-3458 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRFA is part of the Stop Sticking it To Us coalition, a group of more
than 250,000 businesses across the country fighting back against skyrocketing
fees charged to merchants for accepting credit card payments.
For further information:
For further information: Justin Taylor, CRFA Vice President Labour and
Taxation, (416) 649-4214 or email@example.com; Jeni Armstrong, CRFA
Communications Specialist, (416) 649-4254 or firstname.lastname@example.org