• Free Our Beer Petition – Largest Petition in Ontario History
    April 23, 2014

    403,412 Ontarians say it’s time The Beer Store had some competition and voice support for beer in convenience stores petition unveiled in Toronto is the largest in Ontario history Amid a “fear mongering”i ad blitz launched by The Beer Store to protect its near-monopoly on beer sales in Ontario, The Ontario Convenience Stores Association […]

  • Dear Premier Wynne: It’s Time for Some Adult Supervision of The Beer Store
    April 17, 2014

    April 17, 2014 Premier Kathleen Wynne Premier Wynne: It’s time for some adult supervision of The Beer Store Dear Premier Wynne, There’s a healthy debate ongoing in Ontario about modernizing our 87 year-old system of alcohol retailing.  That’s a good thing. Debate about public policy issues that are important to Ontarians should be welcomed. In […]

  • Response To LCBO Expansion Stores In Grocery
    April 1, 2014

    Ontario’s modest LCBO kiosk plan fails to tackle 87-year-old Beer Store monopoly However OCSA retailers agree that principle of expanded alcohol retailing a good one The Ontario government’s alcohol retailing plan, where it will entertain opening a handful of new LCBO kiosks in grocery stores, was conspicuous for failing to break the stranglehold the foreign-owned […]

Sign up for the OCSA newsletter:

Subscribe to our email newsletter, Convenience Connect, for news and updates from the OCSA.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.

Become a member of the OCSA:

Annual Retail Membership
Store Name & Invoice #
Associate Membership
Friends & Partners