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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.
Dec17B.C. government backs 12 liquor policy changes
Posted: 12/17/2013 9:36:02 AM B.C. premier Christy Clark has announced her government's support for 12 liquor policy changes.
Dec11'Business first' in new liquor manufacturing policies - Alberta (Excerpt)
Posted: 12/11/2013 10:09:05 AMThe Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is making changes to its manufacturing policies following a comprehensive policy review and consultation with stakeholders.
Posted: 12/6/2013 11:27:00 AM LCBO’s Deflate the Elephant information campaign is promoting responsible entertaining this holiday and celebrating Ontarians who plan ahead and help prevent impaired driving.