Holiday grocery price freeze includes more products this year, but long-term affordability solutions needed

Published: 30 November 2023

This year, Canada’s large grocery chains are freezing the price for a greater variety of items than usual before the holidays. While 10-15% more products are included in the freeze this year, the...

Bargain hunters beware: online deals can come with unanticipated conditions

Published: 30 November 2023

Scouring for holiday gifts at bargain prices is a savvy way to cut costs, but the allure of Black Friday deals sometimes masks potential pitfalls. In an article for BNN Bloomberg, Associate...

Canada's big grocery chains face pressure to cut prices as food costs rise

Published: 10 November 2023

Food prices rose by 5.8 per cent in September, prompting the federal government to ask Canada’s five largest grocery chains to provide a plan for how they will stabilize prices, with staple...

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Prof Gopalakrishnan awarded FRQSC New Academics Grant

Published: 5 May 2023

Congratulations to Sanjith Gopalakrishnan, Assistant Professor in Operations Management, who has been awarded the 2023-2024 FRQSC New Academics Grant (Soutien à la recherche pour la relève...

Professor Nasiry awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Published: 18 April 2023

Congratulations to Javad Nasiry, Professor in Operations Management who was awarded a 2022-2023 SSHRC Insight Development Grant “Analytical Models for Electronics Waste Management”

SAQ to reduce refrigeration to lower emissions, but other operations emit more

Published: 23 March 2023

Quebecers who want to buy cold beer and wine may soon need to head to their local dépanneurs. The Societé des alcools du Québec (SAQ) plans to reduce the number of fridges in their stores from 2700...

New challenge drives awareness of the environmental impact of clothing

Published: 21 March 2023

We all need to wear clothing, but the environmental impact of purchasing clothing is significant, and a new initiative asks people to reflect on their own consumption. Participants in the New...

Companies must decarbonize supply chains to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and this can create risk for investors

Published: 22 February 2023

As part of their effort to reduce emissions, large companies like McDonald’s have announced cuts to emissions from their own operations and power supply. These are known as Scope 1 and Scope 2...


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