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October 27, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago

Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.

News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

More COVID cases among Manitoba meat plant staff, but no closure planned

The union which represents 2,000 Maple Leaf workers in Brandon has called for the plant to be shut down until the spread is under control

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods earns $25.7M in Q2 on higher plant protein sales

The company says its net income amounted to 21 cents per share for the three months ended June 30

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods suspends operations in Brampton

Investigating three COVID-19 cases involving people working at that facility.

News Manufacturing General
March 24, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods to pay weekly bonuses to hourly staff

The food processing company says it will pay a bonus of $80 a week.

News Food & Beverage General
November 7, 2019  

Maple Leaf Foods to reduce environmental footprint and become carbon neutral

Plan is based on reducing emissions and investing in environmental projects in Canada and the US.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 26, 2019  

McDonald’s launches Beyond Meat burger test in 28 Ont. restaurants

Patty will taste different from the ones customers can eat at other fast-food chains in Canada.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 8, 2016  

TFWs not the answer to meat plant labour shortage: minister

A shortage of about 1,000 meat cutters and other staff is preventing companies from operating at full capacity or increasing exports.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 8, 2016  

Maple Leaf Foods offers to hire Syrian refugees at Alta., Man. plants

Company is facing a chronic shortage of employees exacerbated by restrictions placed on the temporary foreign worker program.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 25, 2015  

Maple Leaf Foods cutting more than 400 jobs

Cuts come as the company nears the end of a massive restructuring plan.

News Manufacturing General
May 14, 2014  

$1.83B takeover of Canada Bread by Grupo Bimbo approved

Investment Canada declares it a net benefit, deal closes May 23.

News Food & Beverage Business Operations General Production
March 25, 2014  

Maple Leaf fined $110,000 after meat chopper mishap

Worker lost some fingers clearing a blockage while the blade continued to turn.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
October 22, 2013  

Maple Leaf Foods considers selling its bakery business by early 2014

Food processor looking for costs savings as part of a seven year manufacturing plan.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 31, 2013  

Canada Bread to close two bakeries

120 jobs will be lost in New Brunswick and Alberta.

News Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 11, 2012  

Maple Leaf sells Lethbridge potato plant for $60 million

Proceeds from the sale, expected to close by the end of December, will be used to pay down debt.