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  • Ontario convenience stores best at age testing
    Ontario Convenience Stores Pass Government Age-Check Inspections With 95.7% Success Rate
    October 4, 2018

    New results from data obtained from the Ontario Ministries of the Attorney General and Health and Long-Term Care show that Ontario convenience stores consistently sell age-restricted products like tobacco, lottery tickets, alcohol, and vaping products responsibly. In 2017, 19,822 mystery shopping checks were conducted by public health units in support of the Smoke Free Ontario […]

  • OCSA Welcomes JUUL to Canada
    August 30, 2018

    August 30, 2018 The Ontario Convenience Stores Association is pleased to welcome JUUL Labs as its newest associate member. JUUL Labs is a technology company dedicated to eliminating cigarettes by offering existing adult smokers an alternative to combustible cigarettes. Their product, JUUL, is a closed-pod nicotine vaping system, which will be available for purchase in […]

  • Circle K celebrates Convenience Store Day
    C-Store Day Returns to Raise Funds for Charity
    July 16, 2018

    The OCSA was presented a plaque from Children’s Wish Foundation for its role in last summer’s C-Store Day. The event held on August 30, 2017 raised $82,000 to be donated to the organization. At this year’s event, on August 29, we hope to break the $100,000 mark throughout Canada as Ontario convenience store once again […]

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