Pandemic shakes up Vancouver’s alcohol-delivery sector

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the liquor delivery business in Metro Vancouver, opening the door – at least temporarily – for restaurants to deliver alcohol with meals, for consumers to receive alcohol bought from private retailers through meal-delivery apps […]

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City of Vancouver, province seek to cultivate patio culture

Container Brewing principal Terry Brown can’t wait to move furniture onto some of his parking spaces and create a licensed patio. He welcomes news May 22 that the B.C. government has agreed to an “expedited approval process for faster processing times” […]

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B.C.’s liquor laws are unfair to beer lovers

Back in 2012, the B.C. Liberal government of the day made sweeping changes to the province’s liquor laws that paved the way for the coming craft beer revolution. For the first time, craft breweries could operate tasting rooms, and sell […]

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Battle brewing over beer pricing

Changes appear to be coming to B.C.’s liquor laws, and some of the proposals could potentially result in you paying slightly more for your favourite beer. So-called contract brands have come under scrutiny by many in the craft beer industry, […]

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