Article Date 20/07/2021

Ontario overhauled its liquor laws. Here's what's worked - and what should come next

Source CBC

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.

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