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If you have a Vancouver liquor license or you are considering applying for a liquor license for your Vancouver business, it’s imperative that you know your responsibilities as a licensee, and, take action to safeguard your investment. Infractions can be costly, disrupt business, and, if your business largely depends on liquor sales, can lead to […]
If you are considering applying for a BC liquor license, in many cases you (the licensee), managers, sales staff and servers will be required to take Serving it Right (SIR) training. Many prospective BC liquor licensees mistakenly think that SIR training is only required of Liquor Primary license holders and their staff, but most license […]
BC liquor license holders may feel they can breathe easy once their Liquor Primary or Food Primary License is approved, but complacency can lead to lax practices which put your liquor license at risk. Your duty to uphold your responsibilities as stipulated by the license terms and conditions begins when your business is approved. Obtaining […]
We are very pleased that the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch is moving forward on a significant policy change regarding BC Special Event Permits (formerly Special Occasion Licenses). This class of license is used to license music festivals and cultural events.
Exemption to donate profits when charging over cost recovery price
A “Class A” Alberta liquor license is required for pubs, restaurants/dining rooms, lounges and nightclubs to sell and serve alcohol. Before you apply for a Class A liquor license, here is some information you’ll need. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) assesses many criteria that must be met by applicants before a license is […]
If you are hosting an event in Alberta and would like to serve or sell alcohol, you must apply for a Special Event License (SEL) – a type of temporary Alberta liquor license. The following overview summarizes the requirements of an SEL and the responsibilities of licensees. Alberta liquor licensing is complex and the following […]
This easy-to-use Liquor Inspection Checklist has been developed to help ensure your establishment has the best chance of passing a routine inspection by police, fire, and liquor inspectors, and that you are compliant with various requirements of the inspection authorities. On May 25, 2017 Rising Tide partnered with ABLE BC to conduct a 45 minute […]
Temporary liquor licenses – formerly “Special Occasion License” and recently renamed Special Event Permits (SEP) – are one-time permits that allow hosts to serve and sell liquor in BC at special events. Types of special events include family gatherings, private functions, festivals and manufacturer tastings. The host of the special event is responsible for the […]
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