Industry Updates

Team CICC at the Peel Vaccine Hockey Hub

Pitching in to help bench COVID-19 – Close to 50 CICC volunteers step up “Where convenience and communities come together” is more than just a tag line, it embodies what our industry is all about. Giving back to communities is a part of the DNA of the convenience industry and that was very apparent yesterday

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Global News Youth Vaping SK Article

Global News: CICC CEO on new Saskatchewan vape regulations

We’re not asking to be able to sell hundreds of flavours of vape. We know that there are a few select flavours that we know our adult smoking customers, who choose to make that transition, want to be able to buy.

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CICC in Convenience Store News

CICC is now a regular contributor to the new Convenience Store News’ website. We will be posting monthly articles on the issues affecting our members. See our inaugural column – on this month’s hot topic of beverage alcohol expansion – here.

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CICC President & CEO on Radio Canada: getting beer in Ontario c-stores

Ahead of Ontario’s Spring Budget (March 24, 2021), CICC President & CEO, Anne Kothawala joined Radio-Canada’s Mathieu Simard on our continued advocacy to get beverage alcohol in Ontario convenience stores. Listen to the clip here (in French).

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Ontario Vaccination Support Council

CICC is a founding member of the just launched Ontario Vaccination Support Council. We join the Ontario Chamber Network and close to 100 other businesses from a diverse range of sectors to share information and provide recommendations to the Ontario government in their vaccination efforts. For more details, see the Ontario Chamber of Commerc’s media

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CICC’s Federal Pre-Budget Submission

The Convenience Industry Council of Canada presented our pre-budget submission on behalf of our members advocating for ongoing support through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The measures outlined in our submission will help ensure the recovery of Canada’s convenience industry. Read our submission here.

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