Posts in Beer Legislation category

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 …

P.E.I. Progressive Conservatives Promising Beer & Wine in Corner Stores if Elected

By CBN • April 3, 2019

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island has promised to introduce a bill to allow beer and wine sales in convenience stores …

Ontario Government Planning Corner Store Beer Sales, May Face Legal Penalties

By CBN • March 29, 2019

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Government is planning to expand the retail availability of beer and wine in the province, but may have to …

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 …