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ORHMA In the Media

Leamington restaurant struggles to cope with hefty hydro bills 
Windsor Star 

ORHMA Culinary Challenge
Canadian Lodging News

Destination & Tourism Fees -

Zoomer Radio

Food Trucks need more room to grow -

Toronto Star

Ontario servers welcome bill to ban restaurant ‘tip theft’ -
Hamilton Spectator

Workers welcome bill to bring restaurant ‘tip theft’ out of the shadows -
The Toronto Star

The dirty diaper dilemma - The Globe and Mail

AESP Conference - Using Trade Associations As A Conduit - Fierceenergy.com

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Legislation Aimed at Stopping Sexual Violence and Harassment in effect Sept. 8, 2016

Bill 132, the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), will come into effect on September 8, 2016. The act aims to make workplaces, campuses and communities safer and more responsive to the needs of survivors and to complaints about sexual violence and harassment. Read more. 

Changes to the AODA Customer Service Standard - Effective on July 1, 2016
Restaurant owner Greg Boyle says there is a rich and growing market in Ontario any business can tap into if they just follow some simple advice.
“It really is just a matter of listening and talking to your guests,” says Boyle, who has made accessibility for customers with disabilities a cornerstone of the three Tim Hortons stores he operates with his partner in Sarnia, Ontario.Read more»»
Minister of Labour Response To Protecting Employees’ Tips Act
Please find below an excerpt of a letter sent to ORHMA by Minister Flynn.Read more»»
Visa Processing Improvements Yield Results for Tourism 
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) released the Gateway to Growth: 2016 Visitor Visa Progress Report. This report examines recent progress made in the Canadian visitor visa system and ongoing challenges that visa documentation requirements create for the tourism industry. Read More»»
Requirement for Server Training Prior to First Day of Work
New employees at liquor licensed establishments (e.g. bars, restaurants, nightclubs) and LDS have historically been provided with a sixty-day “grace period” to complete an AGCO Board-approved server training course. Read More»»
Amendments To Regulations Under The Liquor Licence Act – Effective July 1, 2016
The Government of Ontario has recently approved a number of regulations impacting beverage alcohol in Ontario. Read more»»
Province Increasing Minimum Wage on October 1
Ministry of Labour
Ontario will raise the general minimum wage from $11.25 to $11.40 on October 1, 2016 - keeping Ontario's wage the highest of any province in Canada. Read More»»
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