Posts in Beer Legislation category

Ontario Government Passes Bill to End Agreement With The Beer Store, Announces Initial Plans to Expand Retail Sales

By CBN • June 6, 2019

TORONTO, ON – In its final day of sitting before starting a 5-month recess, the Ontario Government today passed a bill introduced last week to scrap the Master …

New Brunswick Launching Grocery Store Beer Sales This Autumn

By CBN • June 5, 2019

FREDERICTON, NB – The New Brunswick Government and NB Liquor have announced that beer will be available at select grocery stores in the province starting …

Saskatchewan Government Removes Interprovincial Alcohol Importation Limits for Individuals

By CBN • May 29, 2019

REGINA, SK – The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that it has removed the limit on the amount of beer and other alcoholic beverages …

Union & Lobby Groups Respond to Ontario Government Plan to End Agreement With Beer Store

By CBN • May 28, 2019

TORONTO, ON – Following on yesterday’s announcement that the Ontario Government has tabled a bill to scrap the Master Framework Agreement (MFA) between the province and The Beer Store, and a …

The Beer Store to Challenge Ontario Government Plans to End Master Framework Agreement

By CBN • May 27, 2019

TORONTO, ON – Following quickly on the Ontario Government announcement earlier today that it is planning to scrap the Master Framework Agreement (MFA) between the province and The …

Ontario Government Tables Bill to End Master Framework Agreement With Beer Store

By CBN • May 27, 2019

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Government has tabled a bill to scrap the Master Framework Agreement (MFA) between the province and The Beer Store, a move that is …

Alberta Government Loosens Liquor Rules for Parks and Festivals

By CBN • May 17, 2019

EDMONTON, AB – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Environment & Parks Minister Jason Nixon have announced legislation changes that will loosen the rules around …

Government of Canada Announces Changes to National Beer Standards

By CBN • May 1, 2019

OTTAWA, ON – Nearly five years after first being proposed, the Government of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have announced the implementation of new compositional standards …

Ontario Government Budget for 2019 Promises More “Choice & Convenience” for Beer Consumers

By CBN • April 11, 2019

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Government has released its 2019 Budget, and as was expected, several changes to alcohol legislation in the province are being promised.
A number …

Government of Canada Eliminating Federal Barrier to Interprovincial Alcohol Trade

By CBN • April 9, 2019

OTTAWA, ON – The Government of Canada has announced the introduction of legislation that will remove a current rule prohibiting individuals from ordering or shipping alcohol across …