Association says such a contract would violate interprovincial free trade rules and lead to court action.
Discriminated between craft brewers and beer based on provincial origin, creating a trade barrier.
Upholds earlier decision that grants to assist Alberta craft brewers are unfair, violate interprovincial free trade rules.
Alberta premier Rachel Notley is looking at investing in the project to ensure it’s completed.
Notley said the government will not stand for further delays and harassment.
Doesn’t think the dispute will be solved by trade measures that impact consumers and private businesses.
The new deal improves trade, investment and worker mobility between provinces and territories.
Trade panel ruled rebates given only to province’s brewers discriminates against out-of-province beers.
Could have national impact on interprovincial trade monopolies and other barriers.
Claims range from $2 billion to $50 billion annually. What’s the real number?