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Ontario Committed to Supporting Safe Consumption of Alcohol

April 16, 2015

Ontario understands that selling alcohol is a public trust, and with that trust must come a strong sense of social responsibility.

That is why Ontario will continue to build on its efforts to raise awareness of the risks associated with the misuse of alcohol to reduce potential harm, and to provide the necessary information to make informed choices when it comes to alcohol consumption.

As the expansion of beer sales is undertaken, the following social responsibility protections will be strictly adhered to :


In addition, the government will continue to develop initiatives to support safe consumption of alcohol, in light of the expansion of alcohol sales in Ontario.

Current efforts that support the province's social responsibility goals include the following :


The LCBO operates numerous social responsibility initiatives which could be expanded to new retail channels, including :

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