• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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