Posts in Beer Legislation category

President’s Choice “Buck-a-Beer” Promotion in Ontario Ending Next Week

By CBN • August 28, 2018

TORONTO, ON – One day after the new “buck-a-beer” minimum price announced by the Government of Ontario earlier this month went into effect, it has …

Ontario Government Bringing Back “Buck-a-Beer” Minimum Pricing

By CBN • August 7, 2018

TORONTO, ON – The Government of Ontario has announced that it will be rolling back the minimum retail price for a standard 341 ml …

Exemption Limits on Interprovincial Alcohol Transport Expected to Increase

By CBN • July 20, 2018

SAINT ANDREWS, NB – CBC News reports that the limits on the amount of alcohol individuals are legally allowed to transport across provincial borders …

Ontario Throne Speech Promises Beer Sales at Convenience Stores & Big Box Retailers

By CBN • July 13, 2018

TORONTO, ON – The 42nd Parliament of Ontario started its first legislative session this week, and the customary Speech From The Throne outlining the new …

Alberta Government Planning to Appeal Latest Court Ruling Against Brewery Rebate Program

By CBN • July 9, 2018

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that the Government of Alberta plans to appeal a recent court ruling that deemed its rebate program for Alberta breweries to be unconstitutional.
Speaking to …

Government of Canada Announces Proposed Changes to National Beer Standards

By CBN • June 22, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – The Government of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have released a proposed set of changes to beer compositional standards, and are requesting input …

Alberta Government Ordered to Pay Restitution to Great Western Brewing & Steam Whistle Brewing

By CBN • June 21, 2018

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that the Government of Alberta will need to pay restitution to two out-of-province breweries over a controversial beer markup structure that favoured Alberta breweries.
Calgary Court …

NSLC Dropping Size Restriction on Beer Pours at Nova Scotia Breweries

By CBN • June 18, 2018

HALIFAX, NS – CBC News reports that the NSLC is dropping a rule that limits the size of samples that can be poured for …

Alberta Government Loses Agreement on Internal Trade Appeal, Must Repeal or Amend Brewery Rebate Program

By CBN • June 11, 2018

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that the Government of Alberta has lost its appeal against an earlier ruling by the Agreement on Internal …

NB Liquor Orders Picaroons to Halt Retail Sales of Nova Scotia Beers

By CBN • April 26, 2018

FREDERICTON, NB – In a move that some are claiming to be related to the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the transportation of alcohol across …