In The News

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Sep05Nunavut eyeing first beer and wine store
Posted: 9/5/2014 11:40:36 AM Nunavut wants to deal with its alcohol problem by opening the territory’s first beer and wine store. Soon Iqaluit residents will have their say and, if there’s enough support for the idea, the govern...
Jul30LCBO: 20 Consecutive years of increasing dividends to government
Posted: 7/30/2014 10:52:00 AM Despite economic challenges and the effects of extreme weather, LCBO’s financial results for fiscal 2013-14 show net sales growth of 2.2 per cent, up $105 million, to $4.997 billion. The agency trans...
Jul25NB Liquor says new rule won’t impede 2 microbreweries
Posted: 7/25/2014 11:09:50 AM The president of the NB Liquor says a new rule some brewers believe will kill start-ups in the province will not inhibit at least two businesses.
Jul07New AGLC distribution centre coming
Posted: 7/7/2014 3:34:23 PM A new distribution center for alcohol in Alberta is now under construction. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission broke ground this morning in St. Albert for the huge facility. It will be southeas...
May29Moderation Tastes Better
Posted: 5/29/2014 10:35:02 AM The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is very pleased to announce the release of its new website, Moderation Tastes Better: The online educational resource is intended for adult ...
May05NB Liquor releases fourth-quarter results
Posted: 5/5/2014 9:21:46 AM NB Liquor announced its unaudited results today for the quarter ended March 30, 2014. Total sales for the quarter were $78.3 million, $500,000 or 0.6 per cent lower than the same quarter last year, w...
Mar27New liquor agency store to showcase P.E.I. booze
Posted: 3/27/2014 8:57:30 AM The P.E.I. Liquor Commission wants to open a new liquor agency store on the Charlottetown waterfront that will showcase only products made in Prince Edward Island.
Mar20Modernized liquor laws come to Manitoba
Posted: 3/20/2014 11:10:52 AM Starting April 1, the new laws will come into effect, the first big overhaul in 60 years. One of the changes will be where you can enjoy a beverage. For the first time, drinks will be available at li...
Mar07Canada: B.C. wine to show up on grocery store shelves next year; local beer could follow
Posted: 3/7/2014 4:13:09 PM Hard alcohol, such as spirits, would need to be sold using the store-within-a-store model, that would provide a separate entrance and check-out counter within the grocery store itself.
Jan22New NB Liquor president, chief executive officer appointed
Posted: 1/22/2014 10:40:32 AMBrian Harriman is the new president and chief executive officer of NB Liquor, effective Feb. 1, 2014.