Posts in Beer Legislation category

Unfiltered Brewing Loses Appeal Against NSLC Mark-up Fees

By CBN • February 19, 2019

HALIFAX, NS – Unfiltered Brewing has lost its appeal against an earlier court decision regarding a Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) mark-up fee that the brewery viewed as …

Ontario Government Launches Public Consultation on Alcohol Sales

By CBN • December 14, 2018

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Government has announced that it is inviting residents and businesses to “share their views on how beverage alcohol choice …

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Announces Tax Breaks for Alcohol Producers

By CBN • November 27, 2018

ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a set of tax breaks for craft breweries and other small alcohol producers …

Alberta Launching Alcohol Trade Challenge Against Ontario, Replacing Brewery Rebate Program with New Markup Structure

By CBN • November 26, 2018

CALGARY, AB – The Government of Alberta is set to launch a trade challenge against Ontario under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement over policies that it says are discriminatory …

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.
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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 …