You will be able to buy beer and cider at 10 more locations in Peel Region beginning this spring. As part of the provincial government program to put alcoholic beverages in more grocery stores across the province, five stores in Brampton and five in Mississauga have been approved and will start selling in April.

The stores are part of the roll out of 87 grocery stores that will be added to the alcohol sales inventory across Ontario. Currently 200 grocery stores sell alcohol products. All had to go through a competitive bidding process to obtain the selling rights.

The new Brampton locations will be:

Fortinos, 55 Mountainash Rd.

Fortinos, 60 Quarry Edge Dr.

Real Canadian Superstore, 85 Steeles Ave. W

Walmart, 5085 Mayfield Rd.

Walmart, 9455 Mississauga Rd.

The new Mississauga locations will be:

Loblaws, 5970 McLaughlin Rd.

Longo Brothers Fruit Markets, 3163 Winston Churchill Blvd.

Metro, 1858 Mississauga Valley Blvd.

Walmart, 2160 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.

Walmart, 3155 Argentia Rd.

Queen’s Park looks to eventually have 450 grocery stores that will sell beer and cider and up to 300 that will also sell wine.