Doug Ford announces coolers, 30-pack cases of beer are coming to Ontario grocery, big-box stores

Premier Doug Ford announced on Friday that starting Aug. 1, Ontarians will be able to buy alcoholic beverages like coolers and other pre-mixed drinks at grocery stores currently licensed to sell beer, cider and wine. After Sept. 5, all eligible convenience stores will be able to sell beer, cider, wine and ready-to-drink beverages, as well. And after Oct. 31, big-box stores will also be eligible to sell those beverages.