Internet Alcohol Sales now Permitted in British Columbia
Every day British Columbians head to the internet to do their shopping, even for perishable goods like groceries and flowers,[...]
Toronto Distillery Co. v. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario
In January of this year the Toronto Distillery Company (the “Distillery”) brought an application in the Ontario Superior Court of[...]
The Yukon Modernizes its Liquor Laws
On August 18, 2016 the Minister responsible for the Yukon Liquor Corporation announced a series of changes to the Yukon’s[...]
Liquor Law Appeals Part 2 – The Cambie Malone’s Corporation
On April 13, 2016 the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its reasons in The Cambie Malone’s Corporation v. British[...]
Liquor Law Appeals Part 1 – Judicial Review
British Columbia’s liquor licensing regime is administered by the general manager – an individual appointed under the Public Service Act[...]
BC’s Liquor Law Commissions of the 20th Century
“It would be a simple task to draft legislation for the distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages if all our[...]
How to Lose your Liquor Licence for 15 days
On May 20, 2016 the general manager of the Liquor Licensing and Control Branch issued its decision in Re Caprice[...]
Gangsters and Strippers and Liquor Law: The Story of Famous Flesh Gordon’s
Alcohol & Advocacy has previously considered what it means to be a fit and proper person for the purpose of[...]
Her Majesty the Queen v. Gerard Comeau
Over four days in late August, 2015 the harrowing tale of Mr. Comeau’s fateful trip across the J.C. Van Horne[...]
Brissette v. Cactus Club Cabaret Ltd.
On March 16, 2016 the Supreme Court of British Columbia released its reasons for judgment in Brissette v. Cactus Club[...]
Top Ten Liquor Laws from 1921
On October 1, 1917 British Columbia “went dry”, giving way to the pressure of the temperance movement sweeping the nation.[...]
Re Generator Cabaret: The Importance of Cooperating with Police and Liquor Inspectors
On November 6, 2015 the general manager of the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch issued its decision in re Generator[...]
Doing it Right: The Community Brew
Since it opened its doors in November, 2013 Craft Beer Market in Olympic Village has been supporting and engaging with[...]
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