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B.C.'s minimum drink prices updated, pitcher now $12

NEWS — The provincial government has updated B.C.’s minimum drink prices.

When the government introduced happy hours and minimum pricing in June, it said it would consider revisiting prices. 156 more words


Blue Sunday

Why should the government tell me when I ought to buy booze?  Why should the government dictate when businesses are permitted to sell booze?

Alcohol is a legal commodity.  951 more words

Philadelphia: American Sardine Bar

I blame the regatta.  It seemed every major artery surrounding Philly was closed last Saturday unless you had a coxswain in your passenger seat.  An hour after our estimated arrival time at the Mutter Museum, it was acknowledged amongst the group that the crankiness brewing inside the Mazda was probably due to the passing of the lunch hour.   406 more words

Been There

233. On Vacation

So we were vacationing on the Florida panhandle last week. It’s funny how time seems to change when you move down a few latitudes and across a few longitude lines. 1,139 more words

Deep South

Bottoms up! Happy Hour legal in B.C. with minimum drink pricing

Planning to indulge in some Happy Hour specials after work tonight? That wouldn’t be unusual in most of Canada – but the practice has remained illegal in B.C. 270 more words


New Toronto restaurants and bars stuck in liquor-licence limbo

A spat between the city and province over liquor licensing is leaving new businesses dry.

As the summer sunshine brings Torontonians back out onto the streets, new businesses wanting to serve alcohol are finding themselves without a way to get licensed after the city changed its policy to require a letter of support from the local MPP. 888 more words