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How McDonald's Canada Is Prioritizing Health, Safety and Community During the Outbreak

July 2, 2020

(Updated July 2, 2020): McDonald’s Canada continues to reopen its restaurants for take-out across Canada after successfully testing new safety measures to help protect the health and well-being of guests and employees. Now, where provincial regulations allow, guests will experience some additional changes when visiting their local McDonald’s as restaurants begin to re-open dining rooms. For more information and to view the full statement, click here.

(Updated June 29, 2020): At McDonald’s Canada, we are proud of our long-standing commitment to serve 100 per cent Canadian beef and plan to continue our Canadian beef sourcing long-term. However, due to unprecedented COVID-19 impacts on the Canadian beef supply chain, we are temporarily adjusting our supply to incorporate beef from outside Canada. To view the full statement, click here.

(Updated June 17, 2020): Together with its franchisees, McDonald’s Canada has been finding big and small ways to support the communities in which it operates. To view the full statement on our #FriesForGood donation, the free McCafé® coffee or tea initiative and more, click here.

(Updated May 14, 2020): McDonald’s Canada today announced its plan for welcoming guests back into its restaurants, beginning with the reintroduction of take-out service. This will begin with 30 restaurants that will test new protective measures and procedures that will be monitored and adapted for restaurants nationally. To view the full press release, click here.

(Updated May 6, 2020): McDonald’s Canada today announced Fries For Good, a nationwide initiative to support COVID-19 relief efforts and other recent Canadian tragedies. From May 8-21, 2020, McDonald’s Canada will donate a portion of the proceeds from all fries sold in Canada to the Canadian Red Cross, supporting the Canadian Emergencies & COVID-19 Response Fund, the Nova Scotia Stronger Together Fund, and disaster response and preparedness work across Canada. To view the full press release, click here.

(Updated April 28, 2020): At McDonald’s Canada, we are proud of our long-standing commitment to serve 100 per cent Canadian beef and plan to continue our Canadian beef sourcing long-term. However, due to unprecedented COVID-19 impacts on the Canadian beef supply chain, we are temporarily adjusting our supply to incorporate beef from outside Canada. To view the full statement, click here.

(Updated April 14, 2020): Today, we rolled out a temporary limited menu to support social distancing in our kitchens. Our classic menu items – such as the Egg McMuffin line-up, Big Mac, Quarter Pounder and Chicken McNuggets – are all still available. To view the full statement, click here. To view the full limited menu, click here.

(Updated March 25, 2020): We shared an update with trucker associations on a new process to better serve service transport trucks, fire crews and oversized essential service vehicles since closing our take-out service. Between 6:30 a.m. & 8 p.m., drivers operating transport trucks, fire crews and oversized essential service vehicles can now place a mobile order via the MyMcD’s app when they arrive to receive their order. To view the full statement, click here.

(Updated March 21, 2020): Today, we announced our restaurants are providing Free Medium Brewed Coffee or Tea to all healthcare and emergency services personnel across Canada. To view the full statement, click here.