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Jan29LCBO raises funds for Traffic Injury Research Foundation
Posted: 1/29/2016 11:16:35 AM Starting January 31, the public can help support Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) by making a donation at any of the more than 650 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Donation boxes for TIRF wil...
Dec16LCBO Selling Marijuana 'Makes A Lot Of Sense,' Ontario Premier Says
Posted: 12/16/2015 4:02:26 PM Ontario's premier Kathleen Wynne says that the government-run liquor distributor LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) is "well suited" to selling marijuana alongside alcohol once it becomes legaliz...
Dec16Liquor stores not the place to sell pot, says Rona Ambrose
Posted: 12/16/2015 3:35:54 PM Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose says any plan to sell pot in liquor stores like the LCBO would not guarantee it will be kept out of the hands of children. 
Dec16Beer sale roll out begins at Ontario grocery stores
Posted: 12/16/2015 3:28:05 PM Premier Kathleen Wynne became the first Ontarian in a century to buy beer at a grocery store Tuesday, as the province unveiled the first 58 supermarkets to sell suds. 
Dec10Liquor Bag Program encourages drivers to make a smart choice
Posted: 12/10/2015 10:49:01 AM Students in southwestern Alberta are hoping their creative attempts to get the message out about drinking and driving will be in the bag this Christmas.
Nov23Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Liquor and Gaming ponder pot rules and regs
Posted: 11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM Crown corporations in Manitoba have begun research to prepare for the sale, distribution and regulation of marijuana, now that pot legalization in Canada looks inevitable.
Nov19Ontario Announces First Winning Bidders for Sale of Beer in Grocery Stores
Posted: 11/19/2015 11:13:13 AMThe first grocers to be eligible to sell beer in Ontario grocery stores were announced today, as the province makes the next step towards more convenience and choice for Ontario consumers.
Nov19More Choice. More Convenience. More Competitive Pricing
Posted: 11/19/2015 11:00:19 AM This morning, the Saskatchewan Government announced its plans regarding the future of liquor retailing in SK with a view to implementing it should they form government after the provincial elec...
Nov03Government Employees Union Calls for Halt of Liquor in Grocery Stores
Posted: 11/3/2015 9:45:46 AM The BC Government Employees’ Services Union (BCGEU) is calling on the provincial government to immediately halt plans to sell liquor in grocery stores for at least six months.
Oct02Small B.C. wineries say grocery store sales could wipe them out
Posted: 10/2/2015 9:12:27 AM Owners of some small- and mid-sized wineries fear they will be hurt rather than helped by the government’s decision to allow supermarkets to sell alcohol. Grocery stores will tend to stock wines f...

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