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2016 Volume 1 – Click Here to View

  • The OCSA speaks to the Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
  • New E-Cigarette signage requirements
  • The OPP’s new anti-contraband task force
  • The Race Is On Gala

2015 Volume 2 – Click Here to View

  • Impact of the Grocery Store – Beer Deal
  • Bill 45 – Proposed Menthol Ban on Tobacco Products
  • Minimum Wage Increase
  • Vapour and E-Cigarette Update
  • July Mystery Shop Program by Health Canada

2015 Volume 1 – Click Here to View

  • Bill 45 – Ontario Government to Ban Menthol Products
  • Study finds Increased Use of Contraband Tobacco
  • Bill C-10  New Penalties on Contraband Tobacco
  • OCSA Presents to the Ontario Finance and Economic Committee


May 2013 Convenience Connect

March 2013 Convenience Connect

January 2013 Convenience Connect

December 2012 Convenience Connect

October 2012 Convenience Connect

August 2012 Convenience Connect