Wine sales made to Canadian citizens have upstate New York wine producers worried. They said they are losing business because Canada makes it too expensive for their citizens to buy New York state wines while visiting and then bring it home to Canada.
"Chinese consumers are increasingly aware of the world-class wines made in Ontario. I'd like to congratulate Vineland Estates on their commitment to building new markets for Ontario wine. This demonstrates the significant opportunity for export growth in Ontario's wine and grape sector" commented Minister Leal.
The city spends $27,000 plus tax disposing of glass products at a cost of $18 a tonne each month, Coderre said. In total, 1,500 tonnes of glass is disposed of monthly, 80 per cent of it derived from SAQ bottles. Most cannot be recycled into bottles because it breaks during the recycling process and is mixed with other materials. Most ends up being used as construction filler or dumped in landfills.
While retailers say they welcome the province's first steps to bring beer to supermarkets, some big chains are struggling with restrictions that will limit beer sales in each store to about $1-million a year and keep package sizes to six-packs.
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Recently, the owners, Michael Lightfoot and Jocelyn Allen, started the development agreement process for their Lower Wolfville land. They want permission to build a tourist commercial operation at 11137 Highway 1. The proposal includes constructing a banquet hall that will hold 150 people, a commercial kitchen and wine tasting rooms.