So, John's pub that makes brews in its basement can now sell to liquor stores? That would be quite cool.
More or less. They still need to pass some kind of authorization and testing process. Looks like they have to pass tests already put in place by the province of Ontario, since we would no such facilities of our own.
Basically, the biggest business man on PEI who owns all the Tim Hortons and almost every second restaurant, lobbied successfully to let his micro-brewery beer be sold in stores and so they had to open the door pretty much wide open to accommodate.
Finally, an abuse of power that resulted in something good.
This fairly newly elected government also legalized a distillery to sell moonshine last year. I'm thinking our elected officials may have a drinking problem. Snicker....