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The Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel was the host to the 25th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards today with 49 Gold Awards presented on stage and many more bestowed on restaurants of all culinary nationalities and genres. As a first-time Trade Sponsor of this anticipated annual award event, Rising Tide Consultants Ltd was in attendance to […]
On February 19, 2014, the City of Vancouver Council recommended that last year’s summer patio pilot program be extended for the 2014 patio season in order to allow for a more complete analysis. This includes the extension of patio hours to 12-midnight and the separation of patios from a business. Applications are reviewed on an […]
Rising Tide Consultants is very pleased to announce that Rebecca Hardin will be joining our team on January 2, 2014 as Vice President of Licensing and Operations. Rebecca brings over 10 years of experience as a liquor licensing consultant. She has management and operation experience of multi-unit liquor stores, liquor primary and food primary licensed […]
One of the most popular ideas that is being considered by the current Liquor Policy Review is the possibility of making liquor available in grocery and convenience stores. John Yap, Parliamentary Secretary for the Liquor Policy Reform, announced on Oct 29, 2013 that the government is going to explore retail models in other jurisdictions that […]
Rising Tide Consultants has developed comprehensive Policy & Procedure Training Manuals which will help protect your liquor licensed establishment from costly fines and suspensions. In 2010 British Columbia’s Liquor Control & Licensing Branch began hiring minors to enter licensed establishments undercover with an undercover liquor inspector and attempt to purchase liquor. This program is referred to as “MAP” […]
The Justice Ministry of British Columbia is now expanding its targets for the Minors as Agent Program (M.A.P) that was started three years ago. In 2010 the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, of British Columbia, was amended to allow a minor to be contracted by the Province of British Columbia to purchase liquor from liquor […]
Vancouver City Council unanimously passed a proposal put forward by Mayor Gregor Robertson to allow patios to expand their hours of operation past 11pm in the City of Vancouver. Rising Tide Consultants can help liquor licensees with patios, participate in the relaxed regulation by applying for consideration in extending their hours. The City will look at each […]
For the past four years Rising Tide Consultants has been volunteering their assistance to Theatre Under the Stars with licensing their live events, which are theatrical performances in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Theatre Under the Stars Musical Society is a not for profit society which provides amateur actors and technicians the opportunity to gain valuable experience […]
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