New modern liquor laws come into effect in B.C.

Press release An updated Liquor Control and Licencing Act and regulation came into force on Jan. 23 that will create new opportunities for businesses, increase convenience for consumers and enhance the Province’s commitment to social responsibility. Legislative changes The Liquor Policy Review made 73 recommendations to update antiquated laws for British Columbians and reduce red tape. […]

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 […]

Six tips to protect your restaurant from CASL

By Diane Chiasson Some major changes are coming our way for email and text message marketing in Canada. On July 1st, 2014, the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will come into effect, and it’s one of the most aggressive anti-spam laws in the world. In a nutshell, you can no longer email or text anyone in […]