Article Date 20/07/2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Ontario, it threw the well-established business models of the province's bars, restaurants, breweries and wineries into utter chaos.
That uncertainty led the province to overhaul many of its longstanding liquor laws, in a bid to keep those establishments - many of them small and locally-owned - afloat.
CBC Ottawa recently spoke to the owners of three local businesses to get their perspective on the seismic shift in the province's alcohol regime.
Here's what they say worked best - and what they think still needs to happen.