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Wednesday January 18th, 2017 The United States government announced it will be challenging British Columbia’s BC wine on grocery store shelves model. The US is disputing BC has violated Canada’s international trade obligations, by allowing wine on grocery store shelves. While this trade challenge is surprising in the dying days of the Obama administration, the […]
In 2016, Rising Tide Consultants was very busy – growing our services beyond BC liquor licenses to include Alberta and Ontario liquor license services as well as all provinces, SKU registration, agent registration, and manufacturers license application services. Before we review our year, we’d like to wish all of you a very Happy Holidays and […]
Since the spring of 2015, a new BCLDB wholesale pricing program has put BC private liquor stores on a “level playing field” with other private liquor licencees, grocers, and government liquor stores. Liquor retailers regularly make large-scale purchases of SKUs when LTOs are offered as a strategy to remain competitive and maximize profits. Here are […]
BC liquor laws control the manufacture, sales, distribution, and consumption of alcohol in British Columbia. The first place to look when you need to know precisely what the liquor laws allow and don’t allow, is the official BC Government Ministry of Justice, Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (BCLCLB) website.
BC liquor license experts at Rising Tide Consultants are working more with agents and liquor manufacturers to navigate the often rough terrain of BCLDB (BC Liquor Distribution Branch) requirements and processes. Agents and manufacturers who go it alone, frequently find themselves facing complexity, decisions they don’t fully understand, and unfairness. The following article demonstrates why […]
The following liquor license requirements are relevant to bars, pubs, nightclubs, theatres, stadiums, and recreation and convention centers. While these requirements are specific to applying for a primary liquor license in BC, similar information will be useful to businesses applying for liquor licenses in Alberta, Ontario and other provinces in Canada.
There are many types of special occasions and events where you might want to serve liquor to your guests at a rented or public venue — weddings, mitzvahs, conferences, graduations, birthdays, wakes or celebrations of life, family or school reunions, community festivals, manufacturer tastings, and any time you just want to throw a great party. […]
- Event Liquor Licenses and Planning Tips
The Liquor Control Board of BC — officially “B.C. Liquor Control and Licensing Branch” (BCLCLB), is a branch of BC’s Ministry of Justice, and is responsible for issuing liquor licenses for: Pubs, bars, lounges, nightclubs, restaurants, and private liquor stores Manufacturers of liquor including breweries, distilleries and wineries UBrews and UVins that sell customers the […]
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