Posts Tagged ‘Ontario’

Beer Price Hike in Ontario

MaxPower December 22nd, 2008

Reason? Liquor is too cheap for your own good, you damn alcoholics. The Ontario government last month quietly hiked the minimum price that can be charged for beer, to $25.60 from $24 for a case of 24 bottles. That 6.7 per cent increase in the floor price of a case, bottle deposit excluded, has nothing […]

Ontario Gov’t Backs Down on Driving Restrictions

MaxPower December 9th, 2008

The Ontario Government has backed down on and withdrew the plan to restrict drivers aged 16 to 19 with a G2 graduated licence to just one other teen in a vehicle. We had previously talked about the issue here and here. “We certainly did get comment (and) we said we would listen to what people […]

Yup, Ouch

MaxPower November 18th, 2008

As was posted here yesterday on speculation, the Ontario government did indeed bring forth a series of “tough new” licensing rules and laws aimed at young drivers. There are a few clarifications from the previous speculation but the basic concept is there and includes the changes being for a 3-year term (until 19 rather than […]

Ontario Teenagers: Ouch

MaxPower November 17th, 2008

The Ontario government is expected to introduce tough new legislation tomorrow that will further restrict the privileges of young drivers. New measures affecting young new drivers are expected to include: * A total ban on alcohol consumption * A ban on more than one teenage passenger * Zero tolerance for speeders – one ticket and […]