Government Relations Update: December 2019
Over the past few weeks, there has been heightened activity in files affecting our channel. Here is an update on the files and our work with governments across the country. PEI– The ban of selling vaping products in convenience stores and the increased purchase age for vape and tobacco products to 21 has become
What the New Federal Cabinet Means for the Convenience Industry
Despite being reduced to a minority government last month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet appointments sends a signal that they are prepared to keep moving forward on their priorities. This includes many of the issues that the Convenience Industry Council of Canada (CICC) was advocating against in the previous parliament. While there is a
Government Relations Update
It’s been an intensive month across the country for the CICC government relations team. From small municipalities like Lunenburg, to speaking engagements in Yellowknife, the issues and pace have been unrelenting. Starting west and moving east, below is a by no means exhaustive roundup of some of the key government relations activities undertaken in the
Welcome to the CICC
In recent months, we have formed one national organization that represents the interests of retailers, distributors and vendors. We are happy to share with you some updates on these efforts.