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  • Code of Conduct for Retail and Distributors in the Food and Convenience Industry
    March 29, 2021

    Our industry needs to thank the leadership from Sobeys & FCPC for the proposed ‘Code of Conduct‘ to correct the many issues the entire retail industry (food & convenience) has faced through the years. There is a growing imbalance of retail purchasing power that at times has left the entire independent operators with little recognition […]

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    Convenience Store Week Declared in Ontario
    March 12, 2021

    Yesterday the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), OKBA & CICC joined MPP Stan Cho to participate in an online press conference announcing his private members bill tabled yesterday in the legislature declaring the week before Labour Day to be ‘Convenience Store Week’ in Ontario recognizing the hard work of 1000’s of convenience store owners and […]

  • Covid-19 safety plan for convenience stores
    Convenience Store COVID Safety Plan
    February 1, 2021

    As we move through the Covid-19 issues, it is important that all convenience stores have a safety plan in place for inspection by the local Public Health units (PHU). It has become apparent that they are now asking all stores to show their plan. To help prepare everyone, the OCSA has prepared a simple COVID-19 […]

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