Sylvain Charlebois

Loblaws decision to discontinue 50 percent discount of near-expiring food not well received

Loblaws decision to discontinue 50 percent discount of near-expiring food not well received

Jan 19, 2024 | 11:30am
A decision by Canada’s largest grocer isn’t sitting well with a federal New Democrat MP.  Alistair MacGregor, who sits on the commons ag committee is demanding the competition bureau get involved in the decision by Loblaw.  After facing pressure from Dalhousie university, the company confirmed it was ending its practice of placing 50 percent off […]
Tale of two proteins: beef prices expensive, pork prices cheap

Tale of two proteins: beef prices expensive, pork prices cheap

Aug 14, 2023 | 3:40pm
You’ve likely noticed it at the grocery store and on social media: beef prices are high, but pork prices are low. Using a few products from a Stats Canada chart as examples, the average price for beef top sirloin, across Canada, was $21.43 per kilogram in June, compared to $18.44 per kilogram in January. The […]