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PCs pushing ahead with alcohol review to sell beer in corner stores

View of corner store refrigerated shelf containing rows of craft beer cans.

Beer and wine in corner stores by Christmas?

That’s what the head of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association is hoping as the new Progressive Conservative government puts the finishing touches on its first budget due April 11 and appoints a special adviser for its review of alcohol sales.

“Premier (Doug) Ford has said it over and over. He’s going to put beer in small corner stores, more grocers and big-box stores and we are working towards that,” says association president Dave Bryans, who has long pushed for the move.

Read the full Toronto Star article here.