Posts in Beer Legislation category

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 …

Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Laws Restricting Interprovincial Transportation of Alcohol

By CBN • April 19, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – In a unanimous decision issued this morning, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that laws restricting the transportation of alcohol across provincial …

Ontario Government Announces Changes to Small Beer Manufacturers’ Tax Credit

By CBN • April 9, 2018

TORONTO, ON – At a press conference held this morning at Amsterdam BrewHouse in Toronto, Ontario’s Minister of Finance Charles Sousa highlighted changes to the …

Class Action Lawsuit Against The Beer Store Dismissed

By CBN • March 19, 2018

TORONTO, ON – A class action lawsuit that was launched against The Beer Store three years ago was dismissed this morning by the Ontario Superior …