Import News & Industry Updates

LCLB Policy Directive 15-10: Liquor Supplier Branded Refrigerators

Included here is the link to Policy Directive 15-10 regarding liquor supplier branded refrigerators in liquor stores and wine stores.

Liquor Control and Licensing Branch

Liquor Control and Licensing Branch: Liquor Line Newsletter Summer 2015

Attached is the newest issue of the LCLB newsletter, Liquor Line, for summer 2015. 

Summer 2015 LCLB LiquorLine Newsletter

Liquor Control and Licensing Branch

Letter to Minister Coralee Oakes

BC industry recommendation for: Fixed Hospitality Retail Markup for Liquor Primaries, Agents, and Suppliers

Import Vintners & Spirits Association (IVSA) has partnered with industry affiliates ABLE BC, BC Hotel Association (BCHA), BC Restaurants and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Restaurants Canada, to address an LDB pricing practice causing significant uncertainty and margin erosion in our industry.

BC Liquor Stores are accepting donations to help wildfire victims

As wildfires continue to destroy property and force residents from their homes in Rock Creek and Oliver, BC Liquor Store customers can now support Red Cross relief efforts for fire victims by donating in stores throughout the province.

To help those impacted by wildfires, the Red Cross asked BC Liquor Stores to join their relief efforts. This includes providing evacuees with immediate needs such as blankets, food and water, reuniting residents with family members, and assisting with longer-term needs such as replacing equipment to return to work and helping with rent.

Updated "Serving It Right" (SIR) requirements effective September 15th, 2015

Updated SERVING IT RIGHT (SIR) requirements: PLEASE READ

Please see the attached letter regarding updated Serving It Right (SIR) requirements.

This change was announced last year via policy directive 14-20 (linked below) and the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch would appreciate any communications support you can provide to your members.