Import News & Industry Updates

IVSA News & Covid-19 updates: March 2020 Issue #1

Dear IVSA members:  (Issued MARCH 17th, 2020)
    During this time of uncertainty, I wanted to reach out on behalf of the IVSA Board of Directors and our Administration, with the hope that all our members, their staff and families are safe and informed.
    Over the next few days, I hope to update you on what you need to know as an employee and employer regarding COVID 19 affects on our industry.  Updates will include any Federal guidelines for employees to stay at home. Financial relief for business and employees at this time of need.


LDB Wholesale: Inbound Shipment Handbook

The Liquor Distribution Branch’s Wholesale Operations operates two distribution centres located in Delta and Kamloops. Both facilities provide receiving, warehousing and delivery services to private retailers and BC Liquor Stores.

To assist vendors in preparing shipments to our warehouses, the LDB has created a new Inbound Shipment Handbook now available on our Wholesale Operations website


2020 BCLS TASTE magazine media kit

The Taste Media Kit has also been attached for agent's marketing deadline references.

Click here to access the Taste Media Kit


AGLC Liquor Warehouse Operator

Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) is pleased to announce that Connect Logistics Services (CLS) is the successful proponent following an open procurement for an operator for the province’s liquor warehousing and distribution network.  The new contract, signed with CLS, will drive better value for industry while maintaining high levels of service. AGLC and CLS signed a 10-year contract with a possibility of two 5-year extensions.


BCLDB Core Size Agreement

BCLDB Core Size Agreement