• unfair practices at the LCBO
    Unfairness of LCBO to the 400 Convenience Outlets in Ontario
    July 12, 2022

    The OCSA has reached out to the LCBO to discuss the partnership with the 400-family run LCO stores located in mainly rural Ontario locations responsibly selling a limited supply of alcoholic products to customers in these communities. We recommend that all Convenience Outlet owners contact their new elected local MPP’s to ask them for assistance […]

  • Opening Up Beer Retail Sales
    July 8, 2022

    Convenience store retailers and the OCSA need to encourage the Ford administration to begin working on a transition to bring beer into all convenience stores as promised to consumers and retailer over 4 years ago. The OCSA has been working alongside the Craft Brewers association to bring this file forward and need all convenience store […]

  • LCBO Convenience Agency Store Issues
    November 23, 2021

    The LCBO, for all intents and purposes, is a hierarchy that has not demonstrated an interest in the issues affecting their rural retail family-run partners. Since most retailers are nervous with the possibility of retribution, they are unwilling to voice their concerns. The OCSA has met with a few LCBO Convenience Store operators and unfortunately […]

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