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Trudeau marks 100 days as PM by doubling summer jobs program | Toronto Star

Trudeau marks 100 days as PM by doubling summer jobs program | Toronto Star | Authenticity | Scoop.it
Government subsidizes summer wages paid to young people between 15 and 30, who were full-time students during the past year and intend to return to school
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Entrepreneurial Adventure: Meeting over a cup of (to dark roasted) coffee.

Entrepreneurial Adventure: Meeting over a cup of (to dark roasted) coffee. | Authenticity | Scoop.it
After my last week´s post "Brainstorming over a cup of tea" I met in Ottawa with Betty Weil, the regional coordinator of the "Entrepreneurial Adventure"-program
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HBO’s John Oliver: Ottawa is a ‘depressing, frigid s—hole’

HBO’s John Oliver: Ottawa is a ‘depressing, frigid s—hole’ | Authenticity | Scoop.it
The agency that promotes Ottawa as a tourism destination says HBO’s John Oliver got it all wrong when the comedian mocked the city for being dull and unromantic. Ottawa Tourism spokesperson Jantine Van Kregten says local lovebirds know the nation’s capital is a lot sexier than the Last Week Tonight host would have his viewers believe.
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so funny - 

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Discover Japan - Conveyor Belt Sushi - YouTube

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the future of dining?

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The secret to New York City bagels isn’t (just) in the water

The secret to New York City bagels isn’t (just) in the water | Authenticity | Scoop.it
A new video blog from the American Chemical Society explains the secret to great NYC bagels.
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Nothing beats Montreal bagels!

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Americans Are Coming -- Thanks To The Dollar

Americans Are Coming -- Thanks To The Dollar | Authenticity | Scoop.it
You don't need to be an economist to understand what's going on with Canada's currency. Our dollar is under pressure and this isn't great news -- unless you're exporting goods from Canada. It just so happens that tourism is an export business.
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Younger folks want healthier food - and will pay for it

Younger folks want healthier food - and will pay for it | Authenticity | Scoop.it
Younger consumers are leading the charge, globally, for healthier eating and a healthier lifestyle -- far outpacing older consumers, who appear to be much less interested in paying more for healthier items,
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Making sense of $1.15/hour: Disabled workers stuck in flawed system, critics say

Making sense of $1.15/hour: Disabled workers stuck in flawed system, critics say | Authenticity | Scoop.it
Like most of the 50 developmentally disabled workers who lost and temporarily regained their jobs at a federal paper-sorting plant this week, Frank Charbonneau is trapped between a provincial rock ...
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Holy cow -  pay these people fairly.

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McDonald’s to use chicken without human antibiotics

McDonald’s to use chicken without human antibiotics | Authenticity | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, N.Y. - McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company says the chicken change will…
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corporate will need to get its owners onside for this to work; owners will need to clue in to changing demographic driven consumer demand.

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A&W introduces organic, Fair Trade coffee

A&W introduces organic, Fair Trade coffee | Authenticity | Scoop.it
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc., the nation’s second largest hamburger restaurant company with 819 locations coast-to-coast, is bringing to its customers organic, Fair Trade coffee. The brewed coffee is exclusively blended and roasted for A&W by Montreal-based master roaster Van Houtte. The lively 100% Arabica, organic, Fair Trade blend is rich and full bodied in taste and always served fresh. Together with any of A&W’s range of fresh-to-order breakfast offerings, it is the perfect start to any morning. “We began our Ingredients Guarantee journey in 2013 with the launch of beef raised without the use of hormones or steroids. Customer feedback was so extraordinary, with sales up by more than 10%, we were inspired to make other significant changes to our ingredients,” says Susan Senecal, Chief Marketing Officer at A&W.
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Mainstreaming FT coffee and making it accessible.

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Why KFC Is Developing an Edible Coffee Cup in the U.K.

Why KFC Is Developing an Edible Coffee Cup in the U.K. | Authenticity | Scoop.it

The white chocolate and wafer cup is 100 percent edible – and has the power to get people talking about coffee at a chain better known for chicken...


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CBC News - Human taste for alcohol linked to apes eating rotten fruit

CBC News - Human taste for alcohol linked to apes eating rotten fruit | Authenticity | Scoop.it
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Humans are only primates with hard wired liking for alcohol.

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McDonald's matches Burger King's black burger

McDonald's matches Burger King's black burger | Authenticity | Scoop.it
McDonald's strikes black! McDonald's Japan has launched its own black bun burger to compete with the one its fast food rival Burger King...
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Great example of how Japan will create a new item from an appropriated foreign artifact.  

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14 Things You Learn From Spending 18 Straight Hours in a Starbucks

14 Things You Learn From Spending 18 Straight Hours in a Starbucks | Authenticity | Scoop.it
Spoiler alert: I got a free cookie at the end.
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Video: Sandorkraut: A Pickle Maker

Video: Sandorkraut: A Pickle Maker | Authenticity | Scoop.it
This short documentary profiles the queer farmer and food writer Sandor Katz, whose work in culinary fermentation transformed his relationship with life and death.
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5 Gut-Friendly Foods to Help You Lose Weight

5 Gut-Friendly Foods to Help You Lose Weight | Authenticity | Scoop.it
(Plus, what to avoid.)
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Ferments are so tasty!

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French bartender sentenced after customer drinks 56 shots and dies

French bartender sentenced after customer drinks 56 shots and dies | Authenticity | Scoop.it
The bartender, who received a four-month suspended sentence, admitted he made a mistake in publicising the shots record and encouraging the victim
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Food Tourism: The Latest Fad Or Here To Stay?

Food Tourism: The Latest Fad Or Here To Stay? | Authenticity | Scoop.it
A group of 200 industry food tourism industry leaders met last month at the Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastian, Spain, at a conference co-hosted by the United Nation's World Tourism Organization.
The purpose of the conference was to define food tourism and debate the value and future of the industry. The result? The consensus is that food and drink tourism is here to stay. Why? It's mostly
about the money.
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The Organic Effect - YouTube

Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic? Watch this! The study was conducted by the Swedish Environme...
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How to Fix Travel | Doug Lansky | TEDxStockholm - YouTube

Travel has improved over the years in some ways, but it has come off the rails in others. It's great that a journey from Europe to the U.S. takes eight hours...
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AIB - Honest Indian Flights - YouTube

(This video has strong language) What would happen if everybody on an Indian flight were to speak out loud what they really really mean? Check out an honest ...
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Hospitality authenticity?

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The UK's most hilariously-named restaurants

The UK's most hilariously-named restaurants | Authenticity | Scoop.it

\\\The UK's most hilariously-named restaurants

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Video: Capital Club 16 restaurant owner Jake Wolf talks culinary school, chain restaurant experience | Video content from Restaurant Hospitality

Video: Capital Club 16 restaurant owner Jake Wolf talks culinary school, chain restaurant experience | Video content from Restaurant Hospitality | Authenticity | Scoop.it
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A Short Film About Gramercy Tavern - 8 min.

A short film about Gramercy Tavern (gramercytavern.com), Danny Meyer's pioneering contemporary American restaurant helmed by Chef Michael Anthony. Opened in 1994,…
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Farm  to table and the authentic hospitality  of Gramercy Tavern.

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