• 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 […]

  • Angus Reid Opinion Poll – 69% of Ontarians Want Beer Sold in More than the Beer Store
    December 19, 2013

    A newly-released study of Ontarians attitudes toward beer sales shows that seven out of ten (69%) want to see more private retailers, like convenience stores, offer competition to The Beer Store.  The study, conducted by Angus Reid Public Opinion, concluded that support for allowing private retailers to compete with both the LCBO and The Beer […]

  • British Columbia Looks To Modernize Alcohol Sales
    December 1, 2013

    The government of British Columbia is pondering whether residents should be able to add liquor to their weekly grocery list, as the provincial government looks to modernize provincial liquor laws. Allowing alcohol sales at grocery stores is one of 70 recommendations in a report submitted this week to the provincial justice minister by John Yap, […]

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