The Ontario Government has named the first 58 grocery stores allowed to sell six-packs of beer – none is in Barrie. Food Basics on West Ridge Road in Orillia is on the list, as are locations in Newmarket and Aurora (see below). Not every location will have beer available for sale today. The province says beer will eventually be available as many as 450 grocery stores province-wide – roughly the same number of locations The Beer Store currently operates.
Grocery stores in our region allwoed to sell beer:
- Orillia – Food Basics – 975 West Ridge Blvd, Orillia
- Aurora – Sobeys – 15500 Bayview Ave
- Newmarket – Metro – 16640 Yonge St
- Newmarket – Real Canadian Superstore – 18120 Yonge St