Ford government announces expansion of alcohol sales to hundreds of new stores

The Ford government has announced that it will be expanding the sale of beverage alcohol to hundreds of new stores throughout the province starting this summer. Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli said the province will allow 87 more grocery stores…

Adding more alcohol retailers a ‘once in a generation opportunity’: Fedeli

June 6 2019 1:26pm Ontario Finance Minister called the addition of nearly 300 new alcohol retail sites across the province was “just the beginning,” adding that the announcement was about providing Ontarians choice. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Ford’s plan to axe Beer Store deal could deter investment, warns business group

TORONTO – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce is telling Finance Minister Vic Fedeli that ripping up a deal with The Beer Store could deter investment in the province. The Progressive Conservative government tabled legislation last week that would terminate a…

‘Beer insiders’ fuelling online criticism of Ontario government tweets: Fedeli

TORONTO – Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says “beer insiders” are fuelling online mockery of a government social media blitz promoting alcohol in corner stores. Fedeli defended the flurry of messages posted by Progressive Conservative politicians over the weekend. The online…

Beer Store launches ad campaign against Ford government as debate around alcohol sales intensifies

The Beer Store has launched an ad campaign attacking the Ford government’s efforts to alter a legal agreement governing where beer and wine can be sold in Ontario, just days after the union for Beer Store employees launched similar ads.…