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Less red tape means more ways to enjoy craft liquor

Small Alberta liquor manufacturers will have more opportunities to showcase their products, grow their businesses and connect with consumers
Press release

$40 billion and 20 years of building stronger communities

PlayAPart Travelling Exhibit: an interactive display that tells the story of how the AGLC is making a difference to Albertans
Liquor

Craft beers, spirits coming to farmers’ markets

Commitment to modernize Alberta’s liquor system continues with additional business opportunities for Alberta’s small liquor manufacturers.
Press release

The AGLC Board welcomes three new appointments

The AGLC Board is pleased to welcome three new appointments
Liquor Press release

Patio season heats up with fewer rules

It is easier for licensed venues to offer patio experiences thanks to new policy
Liquor Press release

Calgary bars, pubs and venues sparkle at Best Bar None Awards

58 Calgary venues received Best Bar None accreditation for commitment to customer service
Press release

Blanket approval for early liquor service during the Calgary Stampede

The Stampede is a major event in our province, bringing thousands of visitors to Calgary to enjoy the unique Stampede experience.
Liquor Press release

Bacardi Canada recalls 1.14 L Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin

Recall due to incorrect labelling of volume and potential health consequences of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin
Liquor Press release

A million reasons not to drink and drive this May long weekend

Students Against Drinking and Driving (SADD) Alberta and the AGLC unveil liquor store bags
Press release

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (May 15-20)

Campaign reminds Albertans to use their GameSense
Gaming Press release

Alberta casinos host TournEvent of Champions

Twenty-eight lucky Albertans will head to Las Vegas for a chance to hit the jackpot!
Liquor, Gaming Press release

Important changes to SMART Training Certification Cards

Effective October 31, the AGLC is discontinuing the practice of issuing plastic SMART Training Certification cards.
Gaming Press release

Lottery scam warning

If you receive a phone call from someone telling you you’ve won a prize and must transfer money in order to claim it — it is a scam.
Gaming Press release

Scratch ticket vending machine trial expands to grocery stores

Albertans over 18 can now try self-service technology at four Real Canadian Superstore® locations
Gaming Press release

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 2016

Campaign reminds Albertans to play for fun and not for money
Gaming Press release

Casino table game hours review

The AGLC has reached out to casino advisors and charitable and religious groups to see how extended hours are working for our stakeholders.
Gaming Press release

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino now open

The AGLC would like to congratulate the new Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Balzac on its official opening today.
Gaming Press release

Lottery prize scams

Notice from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission on recent lottery prize scams.
Gaming Press release

Gaming facilities moratorium extended indefinitely

The AGLC Board decides to extend this moratorium indefinitely, in order to prevent market over-saturation and protect charitable revenue.
Liquor Press release

Patio season heats up with fewer rules

It is easier for licensed venues to offer patio experiences thanks to new policy
Liquor Press release

Calgary bars, pubs and venues sparkle at Best Bar None Awards

58 Calgary venues received Best Bar None accreditation for commitment to customer service
Liquor Press release

Bacardi Canada recalls 1.14 L Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin

Recall due to incorrect labelling of volume and potential health consequences of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin
Liquor Press release

A million reasons not to drink and drive this May long weekend

Students Against Drinking and Driving (SADD) Alberta and the AGLC unveil liquor store bags
Liquor Press release

“Don’t mix cheers and gears”

Lethbridge student’s message on impaired driving earns overall top prize in liquor bag design contest
Liquor, Gaming Press release

Important changes to SMART Training Certification Cards

Effective October 31, the AGLC is discontinuing the practice of issuing plastic SMART Training Certification cards.
Liquor Policy update

Elimination of restrictions on patio hours and patio entertainment

This Bulletin is to advise Class A, B, and C licensee of changes to Section 4.2 of the Licensee Handbook on patio hours and entertainment.
Liquor Press release

Local small breweries benefit from Alberta Jobs Plan

Small brewers in Alberta will be able to invest and grow their business, thanks to a new grant
Liquor Press release

Government to create consistency for Alberta beer markups

The Government of Alberta updates markup for beer products sold throughout the province of Alberta.
Liquor Policy update

Responsible liquor service focus of ‘happy hours’ policy change

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) has eliminated the 8 p.m. limit on ‘happy hours'