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  • BC Liquor Policy Report ReleasedJune 22, 2018

    The BC Government has now released the report of the Business Technical Advisory Panel: LCLB Liquor Panel. The Branch’s page includes a PDF copy of the report as well as information releases and the written submissions that were made to the Panel from various industry stakeholders. The report discus … Read more »

  • Comeau Decision Released by SCCApril 19, 2018

    The Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment in R. v. Comeau (the interprovincial alcohol transport case) today. The court reversed the trial level decision from New Brunswick which had found that a provincial law restricting the possession of alcohol from outside the province was unconstitutio … Read more »

  • Ruling on Interprovincial Alcohol Case (Comeau) to be Made ThursdayApril 15, 2018

    The Supreme Court of Canada has announced that its judgment in the interprovincial alcohol transport case (Comeau) will be delivered this Thursday, April 19th at 945 am Eastern time (645 Pacific). Details here. This ruling deals with the issue of whether or not a province has the legislative power t … Read more »

  • Comeau Case – Appeal to be Heard by SCCDecember 6, 2017

    The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal of the decision in R. v. Comeau (the inter-provincial alcohol transport case) on December 6th and 7th. The hearings are scheduled for 930 am (Eastern – 630 am Pacific) on each day. The SCC website contains all of the factums (arguments) that have been … Read more »

  • US Files Second WTO Complaint on BC Grocery ModelOctober 2, 2017

    The United States has filed a second WTO complaint regarding the BC “wine in grocery” retail model which appears to be designed to re-start the clock on negotations. This action is reviewed in this Globe & Mail article: US Takes Canada to WTO Over Wine Retailing. … Read more »