Canada Tipping

15%? 20%? How Much Should We Tip Next Year?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada Living

In 2014, look for the ongoing dialogue on North American tipping culture to reach a tipping point, as both restaurateurs and patrons consider putting...

Are Canadians Actually Bad Tippers?

Robert Waite | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Business
Robert Waite

While dining with an American couple, I mentioned that I would be adding an 18 per cent tip, knocking down my customary 20 per cent a little due to the poor service. Well, you would have thought I had announced my support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad. I was informed that it is now customary at better restaurants in the U.S. to tip a minimum of 20 per cent.

8 Reasons Australian Tipping Culture Should Come to Canada

Emily Dickinson | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada
Emily Dickinson

Going against North American restaurant norms, an Australian sushi restaurant has banned tipping. The restaurant compensates by paying their staff higher wages and making the menu slightly more expensive, as is done in Japan. As a Canadian working as a server in Australia, there are many reasons this policy should be adopted worldwide.

How Much Do You Tip? One-Third Leave Nothing For Bad Service

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.12.2012 | Canada Living

Tipping for service is almost a reflex in North America -- people add 15 per cent to the bill automatically, for anything from restaurant tabs to hair...

New Brunswick Considers Paying Tip-Earners Less

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Business

FREDERICTON - A debate over two-tiered minimum wage in New Brunswick has pitted the interests of the food service industry against those of social adv...

To Tip Or Not To Tip?

The Huffington Post Canada | Karolina Weglarz | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Style

We've all experienced this quandary: we swipe our credit card after stepping out of that salon chair and debate whether to leave a tip... or not. And ...