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Ale Wednesday: Packaging Buck-a-Beer and Assembly Line

ale wednesday: This worker is packing cans at the assembly line at Dominion City Brewing Company, in the process of canning their new 'Buck-A-Beer' blonde ale produced in response to the Ontario Progressive Conservative beer policy changes, at their facilities in Gloucester, Ottawa, on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018A saucy Ottawa craft brewery, Dominion City Brewing Co., started canning and packaging Buck-a-Beer Blonde Ale Wednesday, but it costs 3.55, according to National Observer. A dollar from each can sold will go to refugee support services. Ontario's minimum price for beer was officially reduced this week from 1.25 to 1, fulfilling a Ford election promise to once again provide a buck-a-beer. ; Some Ontario brewers have signaled they will not lower prices and compromise on quality, despite such Conservative government incentives as promoting buck-a-beer labels in Liquor Control Board of Ontario stores. Our response was a little tongue-in-cheek maybe, but it felt like a very natural opportunity to open that conversation and also to nod in the direction of a cause we care about, and that's that cold beer and a warm welcome belong together, so this is our way of trying to do something positive, said Josh McJannett, co-founder of Dominion City Brewing Co. After a July meeting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he explained Canada's international duties to the new premier, while the federal immigration minister accused the Ford government of fear-mongering on the refugee issue. Since coming to office in June, Ford's government has been criticized for its approach to asylum seekers and refugees in Ontario. ( As reported in the news.