As we move out of this pandemic, local Public Health inspectors will once again focus on the convenience store industry with underage summer students in a mystery shop program.
Please ensure all employees are properly trained to age test and ask for proof of age during any sale of tobacco, vape or lottery products.
Always challenge the shopper with this statement "Are you old enough today to purchase tobacco in Ontario?", and refuse the sale if you are unsure of the motive.
New window decals and in-store decals are now available to assist in ensuring that all staff members and customers are aware of the need to offer identification when asked by our stores.