Ontario's booze regulator told a bar to collect names from take-out customers. Now it's backtracking

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Ontario’s alcohol regulator ordered a Toronto bar and bottle shop last week to record the name, address and purchase details of everyone who buys beer and wine to take home.

Now, just hours after CBC News contacted the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) about the order, it’s promising a review into the policy.  

The written order came last Friday from the AGCO to Bossanova, a boutique-sized licensed premises that’s been open since 2021 on Roncesvalles Ave. in the city’s west end. CBC News viewed the order and confirmed it was authentic. 

Dan Grant and his fellow co-owner, Ben Plisky-Somers, say they have never heard of any other bar

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