December 9, 2008 10:43 ET
LCBO EXTENDS HOURS FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPERS
For the convenience of holiday shoppers, select LCBO stores will extend their evening hours throughout December. During this period, select liquor stores that normally close at 6 p.m. will stay open as late as10 p.m., while stores that normally stay open late will maintain their regular hours.
Some LCBO stores are also extending their hours on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
LCBO stores will open at regular hours and close at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24, and on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31.
All LCBO stores and LCBO head office in Toronto will be closed on Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, Boxing Day, Friday, December 26 and New Year’s Day, Thursday, January 1, 2009.
Some LCBO agency stores may choose to open on Boxing Day, Friday, December 26.
Customers should check with their local LCBO stores or contact the toll-free, bilingual LCBO Infoline at 1-800-ONT-LCBO (668-5226) or email@example.com for individual store hours. In Toronto, call 416 365-5900. The Infoline will be open December 24 and 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The TTY number for deaf and hearing impaired is 416 864-6898 or 1-800-361-3291.
The LCBO reminds everyone to drink responsibly this holiday season and to never drink and drive. To help make your festivities safer and more enjoyable, appoint a designated driver, take a car or use local transit if you plan to drink. For more tips on responsible hosting, please visit:www.lcbo.com/sr.
Don’t forget to bring a reusable bag when you shop at LCBO and please take your empty beverage alcohol containers (large and small glass bottles, PET plastic, Tetra Paks, bag-in-box and cans) to The Beer Store for a full deposit refund.
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