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Ontario Cutting Wholesale Alcohol Prices to Support Restaurants and Bars

The province is supporting businesses impacted by the pandemic and continuing to provide choice and convenience for consumers by cutting LCBO wholesale prices for bars and restaurants, enabling curbside pickup of beer, wine, and cider from licensed grocery stores, and freezing the basic beer tax rate.

The government is supporting bars, restaurants and other businesses with a licence to operate a liquor consumption premises by cutting wholesale prices for the alcohol they purchase from the LCBO, saving these businesses an effective 20 percent when compared to retail prices. This change will provide approximately $60 million in annual support to restaurants, bars, and other businesses.

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ENG: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1001350/ontario-cutting-wholesale-alcohol-prices-to-support-restaurants-and-bars

FRE: https://news.ontario.ca/fr/release/1001350/lontario-reduit-les-prix-de-lalcool-vendu-en-gros-pour-aider-les-restaurants-et-les-bars