Posts in Beer Legislation category

British Columbia Loosens Rules for Farm-Based Breweries

By CBN • November 10, 2017

VICTORIA. BC – The Vancouver Sun reports that agricultural rules implemented earlier this year that threatened closure to several farm-based breweries and distilleries in British …

Alberta Government to Appeal Trade Panel Ruling on Beer Mark-Up & Rebate Structure

By CBN • August 22, 2017

CALGARY, AB – The Government of Alberta has announced that it will be appealing a recent trade panel decision that its mark-up and rebate structure …

Alberta to Allow Craft Beer & Spirit Sales at Farmers’ Markets

By CBN • August 4, 2017

CALGARY, AB – The Government of Alberta has announced that effective August 15th, small breweries and distilleries in the province will be allowed to …

Trade Panel Rules Against Alberta Beer Mark-Up & Rebate Structure, Government Reviewing Options

By CBN • August 1, 2017

CALGARY, AB – The government of Alberta is currently reviewing its options in the wake of a decision that its current mark-up and rebate …

Rankin Inlet & Cambridge Bay in Nunavut Vote in Favour of Beer & Wine Stores

By CBN • May 3, 2017

RANKIN INLET & CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU – Nunatsiaq Online reports that residents of two hamlets in Nunavut have voted in favour of opening beer and …

Winnipeg Planning Zoning Changes to Help New Breweries

By CBN • January 18, 2017

WINNIPEG, MB – Metro Winnipeg reports that pending changes to the Winnipeg Zoning Bylaw will greatly increase the number of areas in the city where …

Nova Scotia Reducing Retail Markup Fee for Craft Breweries

By CBN • December 21, 2016

HALIFAX, NS – The Halifax Chronicle-Herald reports that the Nova Scotia government has announced an upcoming reduction to a markup fee that is collected from …

Great Western & Steam Whistle Granted Injunctions Against Alberta Beer Markup

By CBN • November 10, 2016

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that Great Western Brewing and Steam Whistle Brewing have been granted legal injunctions against the Government of Alberta‘s controversial …

Government of Saskatchewan Lowers Markup & Levy for Smaller Breweries

By CBN • October 28, 2016

REGINA, SK – The Government of Saskatchewan has announced changes to its beer markup and production levy structure that will reduce costs to small …

Great Western Brewing Taking Alberta to Court over Beer Markup Policy

By CBN • October 19, 2016

SASKATOON, SK – CBC News reports that Saskatchewan’s Great Western Brewing has filed a court action seeking to have the beer markup policy of Government …