The CCSA Blog

  • Canadians have always loved convenience. A network of 26,000 convenience stores across the country, open at convenient hours, offering thousands of products in every neighbourhood in the country, is proof of that.
  • The federal government is proposing to further reduce smoking among Canadians, particularly young people, by removing all branding from tobacco products. While convenience retailers support this goal, we question whether plain packaging is the best way to get there.