Ontario supermarkets cheer for beer

Ontario supermarkets cheer for beer

Select grocery stores in Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday began offering beer for the first time since prohibition ended in 1927. Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Finance Charles Sousa announced the 13 independent grocery stores and 45 stores owned by large grocers that are now authorized to sell beer.

Ultimately, officials said beer would be available at up to 450 grocery stores in Ontario.

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