liquor sales

May 19, 2017

“Is Walmart really the future Kathleen Wynne wants for Ontario?" — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

September 15, 2016

The alliance intends to offer advice to policymakers on the safe and effective distribution and sale of recreational marijuana, recommending liquor stores as the model best suited for retailing purposes.

December 8, 2015

“At a time when the provincial government is scrambling to find money for public services, it doesn’t make sense to sell off profitable liquor stores.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

November 19, 2015

“There is no justification for putting profits for private corporations ahead of the interests of Saskatchewan families and communities.” — Donna Christianson, SGEU Chair of the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) bargaining unit

November 10, 2015

“If revenue is lost, Saskatchewan families will be the ones who suffer as services like health care or education are cut back to make up the shortfall." — Donna Christianson, SGEU SLGA Chair 

August 25, 2015

"Taking half-baked and self-interested advice from corporate czars is not the way to fix Ontario." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

August 5, 2015

"Taking half-baked and self-interested advice from corporate czars is not the way to fix Ontario." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

July 8, 2015

Apart from the economic impact, research shows that privatization of liquor stores has profound social and public health consequences. 

May 14, 2015

Campaign will help inform customers of the new changes to hours and operations in B.C. Liquor Stores.

January 20, 2015

“The added bonus is that new Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) stores are a great investment, generating substantial profits for Saskatchewan families each year. Any new liquor store will pay for itself, and then some." — Donna Christianson, SGEU Chair for SLGA bargaining unit.