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Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is urging a government tribunal to stop 7-Eleven’s bid to sell alcohol because of the damage it would do to our children, our communities, our small businesses, and our public services. “Selling alcohol at 7-Eleven is a dangerous and slippery slope,” said Thomas during a case conference hosted...

Thanks to OPSEU/SEFPO members’ strong opposition to 7-Eleven’s scheme to sell alcohol for consumption in more than 60 convenience stores across the province, a government tribunal is now involved. Some OPSEU/SEFPO members who filed formal objections with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) about 7-Eleven are now being invited by the Licence Appeal...

OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas sent the following letter to Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance calling for him to support the LCBO by rejecting lobbyists’ efforts to push for private expansion. July 13, 2021 Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy Minister of Finance 99 Wellesley St. W, Room 4320 Toronto, ON M7A 1W3 Re: rejecting private expansion and supporting...

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