Some restaurants are abandoning tipping in favor of paying their staff higher wages

Some restaurants are abandoning tipping in favor of paying their staff higher wages

Owner Devinder Chaudhary and server Robert Lamieux at Aiana Restaurant Collective in Ottawa on May 30.Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Chris Locke was surprised when he was given the option to tip on a recent purchase at a cannabis store. As the executive chef at Marben, a downtown Toronto mainstay, tipping had been on the … Read more

World scrambles to prevent famine as Russia’s war in Ukraine drags on

World scrambles to prevent famine as Russia’s war in Ukraine drags on

A man carries bread as people queue outside a bakery in Sidon, southern Lebanon, on April 12, 2022. Among the devastating effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been the destruction that it’s dealt to the global food supply.AZIZ TAHER/Reuters In the clinical language of emergency food relief, the desperate day-to-day reality of hunger is … Read more