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Apr03BC Liquor Stores gives thumbs up for dry grad celebrations
Posted: 4/3/2019 10:05:20 AMBC Liquor Stores are again giving dry graduation events the ‘thumbs up,’ as part of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s annual Support Dry Grad fundraising campaign.

Feb01P.E.I. to remove personal exemption limits for interprovincial alcohol
Posted: 2/1/2019 8:31:00 AMP.E.I. is removing personal exemption limits for alcohol in an effort to further break down barriers of trade within Canada.

Jan15Health Canada Takes Action to Limit Purified Alcohol Beverages
Posted: 1/15/2019 10:49:45 AM Saying it is concerned by the risks of a new and growing class of drinks, flavored purified alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol and sold in large, single-serve containers, Health Canada rece...

Jan15New year brings new liquor pricing model
Posted: 1/15/2019 10:37:22 AMThe Yukon Liquor Corp. (YLC) is changing its pricing structure to shift from a retail pricing model to a wholesale one.The announcement for the January changes came in December – several months after ...

Jan02This is how much fines are under Ontario's new distracted driving laws
Posted: 1/2/2019 10:42:00 AM Toronto Police say that in 2018, 1116 people were arrested for impaired driving related offences.

Dec17Ford government wants public feedback on private, corner store alcohol sales
Posted: 12/17/2018 9:14:50 AM The Ontario government is asking for public feedback on the idea of letting private companies and corner stores sell alcohol.

Dec12Review of B.C.'s liquor distribution system set for new year
Posted: 12/12/2018 9:19:00 AMIt’s coming too late for customers complaining about supply shortages during the busy holiday season, but B.C.’s liquor distribution system is going to be independently reviewed. 

Dec10Health Canada Is Warning Canadians That This Viral Non Alcoholic Drink That Gets You Drunk Is Dangerous
Posted: 12/10/2018 9:22:00 AM These days everyone is looking to have a good time without having to deal with the consequences the next morning. 

Dec07The iPhone is Apparently the Craft Beer Industry’s Biggest Threat
Posted: 12/7/2018 4:00:28 PM The craft beer industry is seeing competition from an unexpected opponent: the iPhone.

Dec07Provincial Government Announces Changes to Support a Modern Alcoholic Beverage Industry in Newfoundland and Labrador
Posted: 12/7/2018 3:51:03 PM The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC), today announced several changes to...

Nov28Alberta declares beer trade fight with Ontario over access to liquor stores
Posted: 11/28/2018 4:29:41 PM The Alberta government is opening a new front in the Canadian beer war by targeting Ontario for what it says are its unfair trade barriers to Alberta suds and other alcoholic products.

Nov28No more beer shortages? Bigger tax breaks could mean boosts for craft producers
Posted: 11/28/2018 4:22:58 PM The Newfoundland and Labrador government announced new tax breaks Monday for craft beverage producers, saying it is committed to making business easier for the growing industry.

Nov14NSLC reports earnings down slightly in Q2
Posted: 11/14/2018 2:55:22 PM During the same quarter last year, the NSLC reported net earnings of $70.8 million on total sales of $176.8 million.

Oct31Province modernizes its liquor rules
Posted: 10/31/2018 9:01:17 AM Changes are coming to the province’s liquor regulations for restaurants, bars and hotels.

Oct16Cannabis in Nova Scotia and how you can go about buying it online
Posted: 10/16/2018 12:46:15 PM With just one week to go before the first legal weed Wednesday, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) has announced what online cannabis sales are going to look like.

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