- Convenience Stores raise $130,000 for Children’s Wish Foundation
- Convenience retailers welcome federal action to lower credit card fees
- National C-store Day targeting $100K for children’s charity
- As Marijuana Becomes Legalized Majority (87%) of Canadians Want Current Branded Package Regulations
- SMALL BUSINESS RETAILERS REACT TO FEDERAL BUDGET
Oct18ThuOctober 18, 2018The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is proud to help celebrate Small Business Week in Canada by presenting a cheque for $130,000 to the Children’s Wish Foundation, which was raised during the recent national Convenience Store Day.
Aug9ThuAugust 9, 2018
Canada’s convenience store retailers are welcoming today’s announcement by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau to help lower the cost of accepting credit card payments.
Jul10TueJuly 10, 2018An annual community event, Convenience Store Day is scheduled for August 29th, 2018. Since 2012, C-Store Day has celebrated the contributions that convenience stores make to their communities, while helping to raise money for charity.
Jun19TueJune 19, 2018With the imminent legalization of marijuana, a new public opinion poll shows that nearly 9 out of 10 of Canadians support applying the current branding and packaging regulations to both tobacco and marijuana cigarettes.
Feb27TueFebruary 27, 2018
While the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is encouraged by some measures in today’s federal budget to support small businesses, the government’s decision to hike excise rates could upend the commitment to fight contraband tobacco, which convenience retailers have been calling on the government to address for years.
Dec1FriDecember 1, 2017On the fifth anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products in Australia, Canadian retailers are raising alarm over the policy’s negative impact on small business retailers in that country, prompting the Canadian Convenience Stores Association to call on the federal government to put the brakes on bringing similar rules to Canada.
Nov22WedNovember 22, 2017A new white paper produced by the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) charges that the federal government risks damaging thousands of small businesses in communities across the country by opening the door to further increases in sales of illegal tobacco while giving unfair and preferential treatment to the sellers of cannabis.
Oct19ThuOctober 19, 2017Building off this week’s positive tax measures announced by the federal government for small businesses, the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) will appear today before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in Windsor to recommend measures for the upcoming federal budget to help convenience retailers become more productive and competitive.
Oct18WedOctober 18, 2017The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is proud to help celebrate Small Business Week in Canada by presenting a cheque for $82,500 to the Children's Wish Foundation, which was raised during the first National Convenience Store Day.
Oct16MonOctober 16, 2017The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is commending the federal government for kicking off Small Business Week by delivering on its election commitment to reduce the small business corporate tax rate to 9%.