Provincial adviser set to release report on loosened alcohol rules

Here's something to think about as you're lined up at the Beer Store or LCBO, stocking up for the long weekend:

We could soon get a much better sense of what loosened alcohol restrictions might look like in this province.

The Globe and Mail reports that a special adviser to the government is set to release recommendations within weeks, maybe even days.

Ken Hughes was appointed by the finance minister to look at this file. He tells the Globe his report is not yet final and he wouldn't say what's in it.

The Premier has been promising beer and wine in corner stores.

There have also been calls for the Ford Government to allow private, stand alone liquor stores.