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Posted on December 19, 2016 by Kendra

PROJECT ENGAGEMENT provides food hampers for food insecure families in Toronto For the second year we have recently gotten involved with Project Engagement, a Toronto-based charity that works to alleviate poverty. The organization, whose annual food drive delivers a month’s supply of healthy fresh and packaged food to 400 families, was co-founded in 2004 by Councillor Michael Thompson and his friend, Vincent Gasparro. Here’s how we’re getting involved with Project Engagement: We’re collecting non-perishable food items in our store for the month of December. We also encourage all staff to bring in a canned good for this cause that assists the City’s […]

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Posted on December 16, 2016 by Kendra

This week we’re celebrating 1 year of beer in Ontario grocery stores! “When Loblaw launched beer in grocery stores a year ago, we knew our customers would be excited about the added convenience and the exceptional selection of Ontario craft beer,” said Greg Ramier, Senior Vice President, Liquor, Loblaw Companies Ltd. “Customer feedback has exceeded our expectations. They love the varieties, the flavours, and the inspiration our stores provide as a destination for craft beer lovers.” Statistics show that grocery has been a powerful retail channel for local brewers with Ontario small craft breweries representing 33% of beer sales. This […]

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Posted on December 2, 2016 by Kendra

With the holidays around the corner we’ve prepared a gift guide featuring some of our most popular items for the craft beer lover in your life. Wall Mounted Opener Gift Pack Whether you’re naughty or nice, this gift pack will go directly on ice. Our vintage-inspired Wall-Mounted Opener is returning to LCBO shelves in Ontario just in time for the holiday season! Sold in LCBO’s with 6x341ml bottles of premium golden Pilsner, this is the gift pack that keeps on giving. This unique beer memorabilia makes for a great host/hostess gift & the perfect addition to any fridge, bar, man […]

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