Industry Updates

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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COVID-19 Shutdown of Illegal Tobacco Manufacturing and Sale Leads to Spike in Legal Cigarette Sales

COVID-19 Shutdown of Illegal Tobacco Manufacturing and Sale Leads to Spike in Legal Cigarette Sales Minimum $50 Million Tax Windfall in June 2020 Reveals the High Costs of Illegal Tobacco December 14, 2020 — A new study conducted for the Convenience Industry Council of Canada (CICC) by Ernst & Young LLP (EY) has revealed the extent

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Regulated Gas & COVID-19 impact create significant cost burden for Atlantic Canada convenience retailers

Gasoline regulation Retail gasoline pricing is in Atlantic Canada is unique as gas prices are regulated. Regulation is supposed to reduce price volatility, but in March when the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with the dire effects of the global oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia, the result was a rapid decrease in

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Convenient in good times… essential in tough times

At a time when we each face so many extra challenges in our daily lives, a little convenience goes a long way. That’s why convenience stores across Canada are there for you now with the essentials you need, when you need them most. Thanks to the dedication of our staff, our doors will stay open.

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