Expanding beer sales to corner stores will put 7,000 Ontario jobs at risk.


There’s been a lot of talk lately about putting beer in corner stores.

So let’s talk about The Beer Store.


The Facts on Beer

We’ve sent Glenn Howard – four-time world curling champion and Beer Store manager from Midland, Ontario on a mission. He’s travelling the country to get the facts on beer. Select a province or state to see what he finds:

Ontario

Quebec

New York

The Facts on Beer

We sent Glenn Howard – four-time world curling champion and Beer Store manager – on a mission. He’s travelling the country to get the facts on beer.

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New York

Beer prices in Ontario.

Higher taxes are driving beer prices.

Ontario has among the lowest pre-tax beer prices in the country, but it also has among the highest beer taxes. Get the facts.

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What happened in Alberta?

Beer got more expensive for consumers.

In 1993, Alberta privatized alcohol sales. Learn what happened in Alberta when they changed how beer was sold in the province.

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Why Ontario's System Works

An infographic with five panels. The first panel contains an illustration of a truck with the words 'Fewer truck trips with larger loads per store'. The second panel contains an illustration of a store with the words 'Large stores with higher sales volumes'. The third panel contains an illustration of a box with arrows surrounding it and the words 'Lower distribution costs'. The fourth panel has a illustration of a beer can with the words 'Lower per unit retailing costs'. The fifth and final panel, has a picture of an arrow in the shape of a U with the words 'Intergrated and lower cost container returns'. An illustration of a truck with the words 'Fewer truck trips with larger loads per store'. An illustration of a store with the words 'Large stores with higher sales volumes'. An illustration of a box with arrows surrounding it and the words 'Lower distribution costs'. An illustration of a beer can with the words 'Lower per unit retailing costs'. An illustration of an arrow in the shape of a U with the words 'Intergrated and lower cost container returns'.

Our system works because of the 7,000+ dedicated employees at The Beer Store. Changing how beer is sold in Ontario would put their jobs in jeopardy.

Get Updates From Glenn:

Glenn is traveling across Canada and the U.S. – get updates on his mission to get the facts on beer: