Posts with Government of Alberta tag

Alberta Brewery Taprooms and Brewpubs Allowed to Reopen Today

By CBN • May 14, 2020

EDMONTON, AB – With the first stage of Alberta’s COVID-19 economic relaunch going into effect today (May 14th), breweries in most of the province …

Alberta Government Wins Appeal Against $2 Million Payment to Great Western & Steam Whistle, But Can’t Reinstate Brewery Rebate Program

By CBN • December 4, 2019

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that the Government of Alberta has logged both a win and a loss in the latest – and likely final – ruling in a …

Alberta Adjusting Small Brewer Markup Schedule to Include More Breweries

By CBN • August 22, 2019

CALGARY, AB – The Government of Alberta has announced that its retail markup schedule for small breweries is being adjusted to allow some larger breweries to also …

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 …

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 …

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.
Speaking to …

Alberta Government Ordered to Pay Restitution to Great Western Brewing & Steam Whistle Brewing

By CBN • June 21, 2018

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that the Government of Alberta will need to pay restitution to two out-of-province breweries over a controversial beer markup structure that favoured Alberta breweries.
Calgary Court …

Alberta Government Loses Agreement on Internal Trade Appeal, Must Repeal or Amend Brewery Rebate Program

By CBN • June 11, 2018

CALGARY, AB – CBC News reports that the Government of Alberta has lost its appeal against an earlier ruling by the Agreement on Internal …

Alberta Government Announces Grant to Alberta Small Brewers Association

By CBN • October 26, 2017

EDMONTON, AB – The Government of Alberta has announced that it has awarded a grant to the Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) with an aim …

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 …