In The News

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Dec23New Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Chief Executive Officer
Posted: 12/23/2014 4:41:47 PM The Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation today announced the appointment of John Stinson as Chief Executive Officer, starting February 16, 2015.
Dec23As attitudes mellow, could legal pot be next?
Posted: 12/23/2014 4:39:44 PM Smoke it, toke it, vape it, eat it — marijuana, it seems, is going mainstream.
Dec23Manitobans will soon be able to make their own beer and wine at local retailers
Posted: 12/23/2014 9:42:56 AM Manitobans who enjoy making wine and beer using home-brewing kits will soon be able to make them at local retail stores and take it home when it’s ready. This announcement was made by Mineral Resourc...
Nov25Straight Up: The Issue of Alcohol in Ontario
Posted: 11/25/2014 10:42:24 AM A documentary exploring the peculiar system of alcohol retail and distribution in Ontario
Nov24B.C. to allow alcohol in grocery stores from April 1, 2015
Posted: 11/24/2014 11:33:26 AM The B.C. government announced Wednesday that the province's grocery stores will be permitted to sell alcohol beginning April 1, 2015.
Nov24'Level playing field' for B.C. liquor stores
Posted: 11/24/2014 11:30:57 AM B.C. government liquor stores are losing their wholesale price advantage next spring, but will also have the option of opening Sundays and evenings with chilled offerings to help them compete with pr...
Nov18Convention to debate Saskatchewan liquor sales
Posted: 11/18/2014 12:23:59 PM Premier Brad Wall says Saskatchewan's liquor retailing system is the most interesting issue up for debate at his party's annual convention.
Nov18Alcohol sales by government warehouses down in Nunavut
Posted: 11/18/2014 12:17:22 PM Alcohol sales were down this past year in Nunavut, according to the latest annual report from the territory's liquor commission.
Nov03Ontario's foreign-owned beer monopoly holds back growth at home
Posted: 11/3/2014 2:29:19 PMBeyond the Pale Brewing Co. has been selling beer out of its storefront location near Ottawa's Parkdale market since the brewery was started two years ago.
Oct31 AGLC reminds twentysomethings to bring ID before enjoying a cold-one
Posted: 10/31/2014 10:19:18 AMBaby faces know buying booze isn't easy. In Alberta if you look under 25, you’d best have your ID prepared, and if you don’t cough up some birthday proof you’re out of luck.