June 19, 2024
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#67 To All the Booze Who’ve Loved Beer Store
Who doesn’t love an ice-cold beer from a bar, a pub, a liquor store… a gas station?
Allison Smith
Co-host, Wag the Doug
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Sam Konnert
Producer
max collins
Production Manager
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief

Who doesn’t love an ice-cold beer from a bar, a pub, a liquor store… a gas station?

There could soon be up to 8,500 new places to buy low-alcohol drinks in Ontario, thanks to a new plan to speed up an agreement between the province and Beer Store. The cost? At least $225 million of taxpayer money.

Is this accelerated effort to “modernize” the alcohol market simply a play for political points ahead of a possible early election call?This month, Allison and Jonathan crack a couple of cold ones and pore over the booze clues.

Hosts: Jonathan Goldsbie, Allison Smith

Credits: Sam Konnert (Producer), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief), Max Collins (Production Manager), Nathan Burley (Music)

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