Should we sell of the LCBO? It seems a bit odd that in the 21st century we have to buy our booze from government owned monopolies, no? I thought the temperance movement died out sometime before WWII. I think it is fairly accepted that the LCBO uses it's selling power to move alcohol prices upwards. Given that I am personally a bit of a puritan, I have nothing against that. But it specifically harms local beer producers who have no selling power and are far more sensitive to high prices which upsets me. I don't understand why we gave the "big brewers" license to set up a monopoly on beer sales. That was a horrible idea. This is also a bit of a weird argument, but I don't like how, elsewhere, alcohol is sold in convenience stores. Something just strikes me as incredibly seedy about this, and I specifically dislike it. I give credit to the LCBO for "up marketing" drinking.