Clearly, I’m among those who feel that the province’s beverage alcohol retail system needs modernizing.
You’d think then, that I’d be on board with recent initiatives from the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) to lobby the province to let them sell booze.
Well I’m definitely not. Booze in convenience stores is a dumb idea.
In fact, allowing convenience stores to sell alcohol will simply give us more of the same shitty system we already have, just in more locations. And more of the same isn’t better, it’s worse. Continue reading