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October 20, 2020
BC liquor store

BC Liquor License New Online Portal & Application Changes

In April 2020, the BCLCRB (BC Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch) began moving its BC liquor license applications to the online portal previously used solely for […]
September 25, 2020
Importing and exporting alcohol BC and Canada

Irking Me | Why Are We Standing in the Way of International and National Sales?

Importing and exporting alcohol from outside BC and Canada is a lot of fun! Its  exciting to work with clients to facilitate new and different products on […]
August 31, 2020
Cannabis production

Federally Licensed Cannabis Producer System is Keeping Online Black Market Alive

Owners of licensed retail cannabis stores in BC and other Canadian provinces have good reason to gripe about the competition, but they’re not complaining about other […]
August 21, 2020
Federal and BC COVID-19 relief for BC liquor and cannabis licensees

Updated Federal & BC COVID-19 Relief Resources

Back in April, we posted COVID-19 relief resources for private liquor stores and retail cannabis stores that struggle to survive during a pandemic. Since then, government […]
July 31, 2020
Buy a BC Liquor Store

5 Reasons to Buy a Liquor Store in BC

If you’ve considered starting a retail liquor business in BC, buying a liquor store may be the most lucrative option with lower risk than other types […]

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