CHARLOTTETOWN, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Restaurants Canada is holding a news conference today to call for urgent action on a labour shortage that has turned into a crisis because of the moratorium on temporary foreign workers.
What: Restaurant industry leaders from across Canada stand shoulder to shoulder to issue urgent call for action and share real-world examples of the impact of the current crisis.
When: May 27 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Delta Prince Edward Hotel, 18 Queen St., Charlottetown
Who: Restaurants Canada Chair Liam Dolan of Charlottetown will be joined by president and CEO Garth Whyte, and two dozen restaurant industry leaders from across Canada.
Restaurants Canada (formerly the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association) is a national association comprising 30,000 businesses in every segment of the foodservice industry, including restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions and their suppliers. Through advocacy, research, and member programs and services, Restaurants Canada is dedicated to helping its members in every community grow and prosper.
Canada's restaurant industry directly employs more than 1.1 million Canadians, contributes $68 billion a year to the Canadian economy, and serves more than 18 million customers every day.
SOURCE: Restaurants Canada
For further information:
Jill Holroyd, 416-738-7134 or [email protected]; or Liam Dolan 902-628-5248