How To Get The Kids Involved In Mother's Day Meal Prep

Nema McGlynn | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Parents
Nema McGlynn

Involving children in meal preparation provides a wonderful opportunity for them to discover new foods and teaches them to become more self-reliant in the kitchen. Getting kids in the kitchen can also help with many important life skills, like reading (the recipes), enhancing math skills through measuring out ingredients or increasing/decreasing the number of servings in a recipe, and even basic science by learning about how ingredients like salt, baking powder and flour work together.

Loblaws Expansion To Create 10,000 Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Business

The grocery chain is investing $1.3 billion into its retail operations.

4 Foods For Better Heart Health This Spring

Nema McGlynn | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

Spring has sprung. Not only can you feel it in the air, but also as the days get longer and the sun shines brighter. And with the arrival of spring, it's a great time to do some spring cleaning, not just in our houses, but also our diets. If you indulged a little too much over the winter on rich comfort foods, use this time to switch to something a bit lighter and heart-healthy.

More Canadian Employers Need To Cover Medical Marijuana

Jenna Valleriani | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Business
Jenna Valleriani

Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaws recently made headlines by announcing they will cover medical cannabis for their employees. But the devil is always in the details. While these two chains should be praised for their progressive steps forward, we also need to ask who this coverage is provided for, how much is being covered, as well as how this fits with the overall long-term strategy to position pharmacies as the front-line dispensers of medical cannabis.

5 Tips For Keeping Nutrition On-Track This March Break

Nema McGlynn | Posted 03.07.2017 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

Eating should be a joyful experience that ignites our taste buds and gives us pleasure -- the exact feelings we desire from a vacation. While it may not seem easy, a little pre-planning and a shifted mindset can result in a vacation that is food fight-free, active and most importantly, fun!

4 Tips To Eat Well And Feel Great

Nema McGlynn | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

Even though these so-called "aphrodisiacs" fall short on proof of sexual pleasure, they do contain nutrients that can help your body function better. And when your body is functioning well, chances are you'll be feeling a whole lot sexier!

Loblaws Resets PC Plus Passwords After Points Stolen From Customers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Business

Loblaws' move follows an earlier warning that customers should strengthen their passwords.

Pre-Planned Meals: They're What's For Dinner

Nema McGlynn | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

I get it -- meal planning can seem difficult. Doing a single shop to last you a week may seem like a risky prospect for families, especially if you have hungry kids raiding the fridge every day after school. But while it takes time to make a list and plan out your meals, it usually takes longer to do a freestyle shop and you may end up with some strange food combinations.

5 Ways To Curb Salt Intake Over The Holidays

Nema McGlynn | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

With all the parties and family gatherings, it's easy to lose track of how much we're consuming, including the amount of sodium we ingest. While sodium is an essential nutrient required for nerve and muscle function and maintaining fluid balance in the body, too much can lead to issues such as high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and kidney disease.

Food Prices Are Doing Something They Haven't Done In 17 Years

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Food prices in October posted their first year-over-year decline in nearly 17 years as the annual pace of inflation crept higher. Bank o...

Canada's Long Food-Price Inflation Nightmare May Finally Be Over

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Food prices, especially those for meat, continue to fall from recent highs, Metro and Loblaw said Wednesday as both grocery chains reporte...

Get All The Protein Your Body Needs -- From Plants

Nema McGlynn | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

Did you know eating the right plants can give your body the protein it needs? Move over meat, we're adding a different protein source to our family's dinner plates. No, you don't have to give up meat entirely or become vegetarian or vegan, but why not consider adding "Meatless Mondays" to your family meal planning? It's a great opportunity to introduce new foods.

Navigating Healthy Eating For The Whole Family

Nema McGlynn | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

With the arrival of summer, many Canadians are embracing fresh, seasonal, local foods, but for families with picky eaters, it can be difficult to break away from routine shops. I've talked to a lot of families who find themselves stuck in these doldrums and are craving a change, but struggle to introduce new foods into their repertoire.

Loblaws Stores Shut Temporarily Across Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Business

Some stores were unable to complete sales.

Canadian Food Prices Could Fall If This 1 Thing Happens

CP | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Business

"We see inflation slowing down as the Canadian dollar continues to increase."

Loblaws To Hire 20,000 As It Builds Dozens Of New Stores

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Business

Plans to put up 50 new stores, renovate 150 others.

Major Canadian Grocers Commit To Cage-Free Eggs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2017 | Canada Business

TORONTO — A slew of grocery members of the Retail Council of Canada, including Loblaw, Metro, Sobeys, Walmart and others have joined a growing lis...

French's Ketchup Was 'Cannibalizing' Sales, Loblaw Memo Says

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Business

"If we truly want to support Canadian, we must rally behind PC ketchup since it is made in Canada."

Loblaws Relents, Restocks French's Ketchup

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Loblaw is reversing its decision to pull French's ketchup from its store shelves following a social media uproar. Kevin Groh, the compa...

Loblaws To Hike Food Prices 'Cause The Loonie Sucks Right Now

CP | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Business

"That will hurt us and that will be pretty significant in 2016."

President's Choice Ginger Cookie Chips Recalled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Living

The products were sold across the country.

Loblaw Chains To Close 52 Stores

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Business

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Loblaw Companies Ltd. plans to close 52 unprofitable stores in Canada over the next year, it says in its second-quarter earnings rele...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A strike is under way at nine stores in southwestern Ontario owned by Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L).Workers walked out at midnight at three ...

Loblaws Recalls Chicken Burgers Over Salmonella Concerns

CBC | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Business

Loblaws is recalling chicken burgers sold in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador over salmonella concerns. The burgers affect...

Loblaws' Union Says It Is Ramping Up Strike Preparations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Business

A union local said its members voted to reject a tentative contract reached with the grocery giant.