LCBO strike: It’s time for modernized alcohol retailing in Ontario

LCBO long weekend strike threat shows it’s time for modernized alcohol retailing in Ontario TORONTO, April 24, 2013 /CNW/ – The Victoria Day long weekend strike deadline by LCBO workers is prompting Ontarians to take a closer look at expanding alcohol retailing in the province, says the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA). The strike would effectively shut down much … Read more

Windsor Star Editorial: The beer and wine debate

Corner stores: The beer and wine debate The Windsor Star August 1, 2012 During the 1985 provincial election, Liberal leader David Peterson created a stir on the campaign trail with a promise to allow the sale of beer and wine in corner stores. It was a hot-button issue that many Ontarians supported. And it possibly … Read more

Ottawa Citizen Editorial: Open up alcohol sales

Ottawa Citizen Editorial: Open up alcohol sales The Ottawa Citizen July 25, 2012 3:40 PM It’s ridiculous that most corner stores in Ontario aren’t allowed to sell beer and wine. The provincial government should allow responsible, regulated private operators to sell legal products to grown-ups. A recent petition from many of the province’s convenience stores … Read more