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Nov25Straight Up: The Issue of Alcohol in Ontario
Posted: 11/25/2014 10:42:24 AM A documentary exploring the peculiar system of alcohol retail and distribution in Ontario
Nov24B.C. to allow alcohol in grocery stores from April 1, 2015
Posted: 11/24/2014 11:33:26 AM The B.C. government announced Wednesday that the province's grocery stores will be permitted to sell alcohol beginning April 1, 2015.
Nov24'Level playing field' for B.C. liquor stores
Posted: 11/24/2014 11:30:57 AM B.C. government liquor stores are losing their wholesale price advantage next spring, but will also have the option of opening Sundays and evenings with chilled offerings to help them compete with pr...
Nov18Convention to debate Saskatchewan liquor sales
Posted: 11/18/2014 12:23:59 PM Premier Brad Wall says Saskatchewan's liquor retailing system is the most interesting issue up for debate at his party's annual convention.
Nov18Alcohol sales by government warehouses down in Nunavut
Posted: 11/18/2014 12:17:22 PM Alcohol sales were down this past year in Nunavut, according to the latest annual report from the territory's liquor commission.
Nov03Ontario's foreign-owned beer monopoly holds back growth at home
Posted: 11/3/2014 2:29:19 PMBeyond the Pale Brewing Co. has been selling beer out of its storefront location near Ottawa's Parkdale market since the brewery was started two years ago.
Oct31 AGLC reminds twentysomethings to bring ID before enjoying a cold-one
Posted: 10/31/2014 10:19:18 AMBaby faces know buying booze isn't easy. In Alberta if you look under 25, you’d best have your ID prepared, and if you don’t cough up some birthday proof you’re out of luck.
Oct28New Public Awareness Campaign Targeting Binge Drinking
Posted: 10/28/2014 3:05:00 PM On October 28, the AGLC launched a new public awareness campaign targeting binge drinking. The goal of the campaign is to encourage young adults to reflect on their own drinking behaviour.
Oct20Retain and Gain: Making Ontario assets work better for ratepayers, taxpayers and consumers
Posted: 10/20/2014 10:42:53 AM As you heard in the introduction, I have the honour to Chair the Advisory Council on Government Assets. The Council's mandate is to review three public assets - the LCBO, Hydro One and OPG - with the...
Oct20Ontario should keep Hydro One, OPG, LCBO
Posted: 10/20/2014 10:33:35 AM Ontarians should be able to buy a 12-pack of beer at their local LCBO store. That may be the only measure the public notices out of a major review of Ontario government assets conducted by a team of ...