Buck-a-beer a Bust: Ontario craft brewers reject Ford’s challenge

Surrounded by towering stainless steel brewing tanks and flanked by cabinet minsters Vic Fedeli and Todd Smith at Prince Edward County’s Barley Days Brewery, Premier Doug Ford announced Tuesday that his government is lowering the minimum cost for cans and bottles of beer to $1 from $1.25, fulfilling an oft-criticized campaign pledge. Technically, Ford’s new […]

Calgary toasting to rise in craft breweries following change to Alberta liquor regulations

Press release Thriving microbrewery industry a bright spot in light of current economic conditions Calgary is now reaping the benefits of the amendment to Alberta’s liquor legislation that put an end to the production-capacity limit of 5,000 hectolitres minimum per year, and is seeing a significant rise in the number of craft breweries in the […]