87 more grocery stores to be allowed to sell alcohol
Source Canadian Grocer
Ontario is expanding the sale of beer, wine and cider to almost 300 more stores this summer as part of Premier Doug Ford’s push to liberalize liquor rules in the province.
The Progressive Conservative government announced Thursday it
would expand sales through a combination of permitting more LCBO agency
stores in underserviced areas and by allowing more grocery stores to
The number of LCBO agency stores in underserviced areas, which will
be rebranded LCBO Convenience Outlets, will rise to 60 in August, and up
to 200 by spring 2020.
Another 87 grocery stores will also be allowed to sell alcohol
starting in September, bringing the total to 450 across the province.