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Dept. of Buzzkill

Your [few] supermarket beer options

The press releases say "up to 450" licences will be granted to supermarkets over the next five years. Only 60 are open now - the supermarkets jumped right away and got things going - but the government says no more this year. No reason is given for the delay, which is not due to the supermarkets dragging their heels.

Here's a visual perspective on the "added convenience" of supermarket beer shopping for Ontarians.












Source: zoomable map at


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