Starting yesterday, grocery shopping will be a one stop ordeal! This week, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that on December 15th, six-packs of beer will be sold in Ontario grocery stores. Big-name brand Loblaws is one of the first 13 retailers that rolled out the inventory, with another 60 to follow in the following weeks.
There are 25 stores across the Greater Toronto Area, and 16 in South Western Ontario that will be licensed to sell beer. By May of 2016, over 150 stores will carry the beverage.
Four stores in the Ottawa area — College Square Market, the Real Canadian Superstore in south Kanata, Farm Boy in Orléans, and Brown’s Independent Grocer in Stittsville will carry Beer. In Toronto, the Loblaws at 50 Musgrave St., and 17 Leslie St both carry beer, as well as the Real Canadian Superstores on Weston Road and on Gerry Fitzgerald Dr.
Will you be buying beer from your grocery store?