Ontario to sell 60% of Hydro One, allow beer sales in grocery stores

Ontario will sell off 60 per cent of electricity utility Hydro One to the private sector, allow 450 grocery stores across the province to sell beer and impose a new tax on the beverage.

And it will shake up The Beer Store – including by appointing a new “Beer Ombudsman” to handle complaints against the company – in a bid to make the private retailer more transparent and force it to sell more craft beer.

And she adds a new beer tax….