Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

The SAQ Is Raising Prices On 1,828 Products Next Week

But the prices of 44 products are going down.
Senior Editor
The SAQ Is Raising Prices On 1,828 Products Next Week

On Thursday morning, the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) announced a price increase for 1,828 products. They'll cost an average of 1.8%, or $0.42, more as of Sunday, August 16, 2020.

926 products will not see a price increase while 44 will actually see their prices go down.

Editor's Choice: Over 60% Of Montreal Businesses Asked For English Skills & Legault Says It's 'Concerning'

1.8% or $0.42 Average price increase at the SAQ

However, the SAQ has cancelled its "second increase normally scheduled for November," according to a statement.

The first increases of the year are usually scheduled for May, but the Crown corporation decided to postpone them due to the pandemic.

The company remains "committed to always offering fair and competitive prices for the products it markets" and "negotiates closely with its suppliers to offer the lowest prices in Canada."

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...