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What do Ontario residents want in the budget? More places to buy booze

TORONTO – Ontarians have given the government a resounding answer to the question what would they like to see in the budget: booze.

Residents were invited to submit ideas online then vote on them during a public consultation period that closed Friday. 157 more words


How Sword Swallowing Contributed to Modern Medicine

This weekend, spectators will gather at a dozen Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums across America to watch performers stick swords down their throats, through their esophageal sphincters and into their stomachs. 313 more words

If I owned The Beer Store

As an increasingly large chunk of the population of Ontario knows, The Beer Store is owned by three multinational brewing companies, AB-InBev, Molson-Coors, and Sapporo. 1,275 more words

The Politics Of Drinking

LIFE's Best Convention Photos: The GOP

Time and again, LIFE photographers like Alfred Eisenstaedt, Bill Ray, Thomas McAvoy, Ed Clark, Gjon Mili and others found ways to capture — and to bring home to LIFE’s millions of readers — the drama, tension and, occasionally, the humor inherent in big-time politics. 188 more words

These Are the Cutest Pictures Ever Published by LIFE

The days preceding LIFE’s December 22, 1952, issue made for a slow news week. The editors could have chosen a photograph of U.S. steel mills or a harrowing image of violence in French Morocco for the cover, but—this being Christmas week—they went with the cutest photograph they could possibly find. 266 more words

Beyond The Beer Store: What happens now?

In terms of media coverage and developing news, it seems like it’s been a hundred years since The Beer Store dropped the bombshell announcement that they would be offering up an opportunity for a token gesture “ownership” stake to Ontario’s brewers. 2,703 more words

The Politics Of Drinking

Beer Store advantage

Re: Don’t fall for this, opinion column by Anne Jarvis, Jan. 11.
Re: Retain and Gain: Making Ontario assets work better for ratepayers, taxpayers and consumers, by Ministry of Finance, Oct. 295 more words