Advocacy

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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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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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

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