In The News

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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.
Nov20Booze in B.C. grocery stores under consideration
Posted: 11/20/2013 2:19:02 PMYou may soon be able to purchase a bottle of wine or your favourite beer while grocery shopping, if provincial laws (B.C.) change.
Nov06Alberta government income from booze and gaming soars to $2.2 billion
Posted: 11/6/2013 5:11:30 PM Worries about a stagnant economy failed to persuade Albertans to cut back on their gambling and drinking last year, as increased spending on vices led to a jump in revenue for the province and charit...
Nov05Canada: Safety vs. access: Is it time to loosen our liquor laws?
Posted: 11/5/2013 9:39:00 AM B.C. must weigh demands for a more laid-back European-style drinking scene against the fact that increased access to alcohol usually leads to more problem drinking