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June 18, 2020  

Ontario toasts beverage alcohol sector during COVID-19

Patrons encouraged to support local beverage alcohol producers during Craft Beer Week and Wine Week.

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February 24, 2020  

Research tapping into craft brewing potential of Maritime wild hops

Second phase will move several varieties being studied from a federal farm to commercial breeders.

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August 19, 2019  

Entrepreneurs turning beer byproduct into bread, cookies and profits

An industry has formed around spent grain with entrepreneurs turning it into cookies, breads and even dog treats.

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August 8, 2018  

Ontario’s craft brewers pan Doug Ford’s buck a beer plan

Can’t afford to lower the price without sacrificing product quality.

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June 20, 2018  

Judge orders Alberta to pay breweries $2M over unfair markups

Discriminated between craft brewers and beer based on provincial origin, creating a trade barrier.

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June 11, 2018  

Last call: Alberta changing craft beer subsidy plan after trade ruling

Upholds earlier decision that grants to assist Alberta craft brewers are unfair, violate interprovincial free trade rules.

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June 21, 2017  

Nova Scotians developing thirst for locally crafted wine, spirits and beer

The province is now home to 49 micro-breweries and 15 distilleries.

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April 11, 2017  

Toronto craft brewer Northern Maverick launches “Fake News Ale”

Startup’s charitable Trump beer line will help “make beer great again.”

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January 4, 2017  

Moosehead kills plan for Saint John small batch brewery

Brewer says the facility could not be completed within the planned budget.

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October 27, 2016  

Welcome to Sawdust City

A craft brewing success story in Ontario’s cottage country.

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October 25, 2016  

Mobile canning: filling a need in the craft beer market

West Coast Canning takes its filling line on the road, serving brewers in Alberta and BC.

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December 3, 2015  

Craft brewers fear mega mergers could turn off their taps

Small brewers must leverage their appeal to customers who want to know where their beer comes from, craft beer association says.

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November 17, 2015  

Muskoka craft brewer to pull out of the West

Taking a hike from Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC due to tax increase.

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October 29, 2015  

Alberta craft brewers happy with lower beer tax

Will allow the craft beer industry to grow past 20,000 hectalitres a year.

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January 7, 2015  

Beer Store opens ownership to Ontario craft brewers

Company says changes are meant to improve transparency and competition.