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Entries from October 2008

Liquor Privatization Discussion at the CBC

October 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

The CBC has posted an article asking their users about their thoughts about liquor privatization.  There’s been fairly active discussion, with 52 comments posted as of Thursday morning.  Check it out here. Thanks to Troy Burtch for the tip.

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Ultimate Source? Part One

October 19th, 2008 · 7 Comments

The Beer Store and its claim to be “The Ultimate Source for Beer in Ontario” is one of the most ridiculous statements imaginable.  Refuting this claim is not a difficult task, but it is a lengthy one.  Hence, this post is entitled “Part One”, and will be an ongoing series looking at The Beer Store and […]

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Tags: LCBO · The Beer Store

Ted Chudleigh Chimes In

October 19th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Ted Chudleigh, the Member of Provincial Parliament for Halton, recently published an article in the Burlington Post about how Ontario needs to rethink how the beer retailing system works. Mr. Chudleigh has indicated that he will read into the record at Queen’s Park the petition collected by Derek Forward about breaking up the current system. […]

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Tags: Government · LCBO · The Beer Store

Dreaming of California

October 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

It’s been a little while since my last post, so it’s good to be back.  This one is about a little place you might have heard of called California. California is the most populous state in the U.S. and home to much glamourous American culture – Los Angeles, Hollywood, San Francisco, Napa Valley, etc.  I […]

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Tags: Brands · LCBO · Outside Ontario · The Beer Store