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Ontario plans to expand sale of booze to corner stores

Last Updated Dec 13, 2018 at 5:46 pm EDT

Beer products are on display at a Toronto beer store on April 16, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Premier Doug Ford’s Ontario government is planning to expand the sale of alcohol to corner stores.

The government has released a survey to obtain people’s opinions and plan to release the findings in spring 2019.

The surveyis open until February 1.

Premier Ford has already implemented the buck-a-beer program and has expanded the hours when alcohol can be sold (9 a.m. to 11 p.m.), to align with Ontario’s private retail recreational cannabis stores.