In today's Guelph Mercury, CME alumna Fountain Santos is interviewed about her restaurant, Portuguese Mario's, where she serves up Portuguese food with local produce and a dedication to healthy meals. Read Guelph business makes from-Portugal fare local
Since starting the BUS 4550 class in CME’s Department of Business (DoB) last January, Studio Art major Lisa Furfaro’s life has mainly involved two things: school and ravioli. By mixing her natural creativity with business knowledge gained in the course, her business, An Italian Love Story, has taken off. Many people in the region are discovering her take on traditional Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist.
In today's National Post and Globe and Mail, Professor Sylvain Charlebois is quoted on issues relating to Canada's restaurant and grocery industries. In the Post, Charlebois comments on Canada's food labeling practices in relation to a new grocery store and restaurant that plans to sell food that is past its best-before date. In the Globe, he talks about the state of Canada's grocery chains.
In today's Hamilton Spectator, Professor Sylvain Charlebois discusses the changes CFIA is making to its food safety standards following events like the XL Foods and Gort's recalls. Read A new standard in food safety
In this article from the Guelph Mercury, former UofG business student Joe Harrison is interviewed about his growing coffee roaster business, Grizzly Bear Coffee Company. Read Social media and word of mouth combine to keep coffee roaster busy
The University of Guelph’s College of Management and Economics (CME) is pleased to announce that the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) has generously donated a gift of $75,000 to fund the CGA/CME Career Centre pilot project. The key impact of this initiative will be to seed the start of a career centre and activity specifically focused on supporting the career development of CME graduates and future alumni.
Are you ready for kick off? Tomorrow, Saturday, September 21, the Guelph Gryphons take on the McMaster Marauders at the University of Guelph's Homecoming Game. In today's Guelph Mercury, accounting student Cody O'Neill talks about the excitement that's building in the lead up to the game, which promises to be the largest Gryphon game ever due to the extra seating that was installed for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
According to Professor Sylvain Charlebois, approximately 38 per cent of household food ends up in the trash. Maybe it's time we start recognizing food as a financial asset. This article from Troy Media elaborates on this notion. Cut your grocery bill without wrecking dinner
In today's National Post, Professor Ross McKitrick writes about the changing global warming expectations in the lead-up to the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. In his article, he focuses on the gap between predictions and what the data is really telling scientists about the rate at which our climate is warming. IPCC models getting mushy
The University of Guelph today announced new funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Faculty from the College of Management and Economics represent four of the eight grants.