Grocery stores get liquor sales

Parliamentary Secretary John Yap announced Thursday he is endorsing liquor sales in grocery stores in B.C.

  • Nov. 29, 2013 2:00 p.m.

Parliamentary Secretary John Yap announced Thursday he is endorsing liquor sales in grocery stores in B.C.

Yap said his recommendation is consistent with support voiced by three-quarters of respondents during the just-concluded Liquor Policy Review.

Yap said government should move forward on developing and implementing a retail model that meets consumer demands for greater accessibility, while maintaining B.C.’s standards for protecting health and public safety.

Yap said B.C. should maintain the current cap on the total number of retail outlets in the province.

 

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