Posts in Beer Legislation category

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 …

Unfiltered Brewing Loses Lawsuit Against “Unconstitutional” NSLC Fees

By CBN • January 26, 2018

HALIFAX, NS – CBC News reports that Unfiltered Brewing has lost the lawsuit it brought against the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) over a mark-up that it views as …

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 …