News

Feb
19

BC Liquor Distribution Branch named one of BC’s Top Employers

2020-02-19

BURNABY –The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has been recognized as one of the top employers in B.C.

 

It marks the 12th straight year that the LDB, the sole wholesale distributor and public retailer of liquor and non-medical cannabis for the province, has been named... Read More

Jan
28

Share-a-Bears bring happiness over the holidays

2020-01-28

Thanks to the generosity of our customers, BC Liquor Stores distributed more than 23,000 Share-a-Bears to charities that help families in need, over the holidays.   The annual Share-a-Bear program invites customers visiting stores during the months of November and December to purchase a... Read More

Dec
19

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals available soon in B.C.

2019-12-19

The province is now distributing new categories of legal non-medical cannabis products.

 

This begins the second phase of available products since legalization began in October 2018.

 

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) received its first shipments of... Read More

Nov
18

Spread holiday cheer by sharing a bear

2019-11-18

BURNABY- BC Liquor Stores is marking the 31st anniversary of its annual Share-a-Bear campaign, once again inviting customers to support a good cause.

From now until the end of December, customers can purchase a pair of stuffed bears for $11.70 plus tax - one to take home and a... Read More

Nov
14

BC Liquor Stores partners with Richmond firm to ditch plastic bags

2019-11-14

RICHMOND - The Government of British Columbia has selected Richmond-based Bulldog Bag Ltd. to provide paper bags to all 197 government-owned and operated BC Liquor Stores as part of a commitment to the environment and sustainable business practices.

 

The Liquor Distribution... Read More

Oct
23

Premium Spirits Release showcases rare and collectible products

2019-10-23

The highly-anticipated annual Premium Spirits Release will take place on November 2, 2019 at 33 participating BC Liquor Stores (BCLS) across the province.

 

“The Spirits Release is an opportunity for customers to purchase hard to find, highly sought after products from... Read More

Sep
16

Save the date for Bordeaux wine release

2019-09-16

Wine collectors and fans of Bordeaux are expected to line up for the annual Bordeaux wine release at BC Liquor Stores (BCLS) across the province on September 28th.

 

Many wine experts and writers are calling the 2016 vintage the perfect Bordeaux, a view echoed by Barb Philip,... Read More

Aug
14

Call for new cannabis products

2019-08-14

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is inviting licensed cannabis producers to participate in a product call for new products that are due to be legalized later this year.

 

The product call is an opportunity for licensed producers to identify their interest and ability to... Read More

Jul
31

BC Cannabis Stores now open in Cranbrook, Campbell River

2019-07-31

Two new BC Cannabis Stores have opened in Campbell River and Cranbrook as the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) continues to establish a network of stores across the province.

 

The BC Cannabis Store (BCCS) in Cranbrook is located at 425 Victoria Avenue North (unit #102), while... Read More

Apr
17

Six months since legalization of non-medical cannabis

2019-04-17

Despite widespread supply shortages across Canada, steps taken by the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) prior to and following legalization have safeguarded the province from supply outages impacting the business operations of retailers throughout the first six months of legalization.

... Read More

Apr
09

BC Liquor Stores raise more than $280,000 for dry grad

2019-04-09

VANCOUVER - BC Liquor Stores customers have again helped British Columbian Grade 12 students, raising more than $280,000 as part of the annual Support Dry Grad Campaign for alcohol-free high school graduation celebrations.

 

This year's campaign collected money at 192 stores... Read More

Mar
04

BC Liquor Stores gives ‘Thumbs up’ for Dry Grad celebrations

2019-03-04

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores are again giving dry graduation events the ‘thumbs up’ as part of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s annual Support Dry Grad fundraising campaign.

 

Throughout the month of March, BC Liquor Stores customers are encouraged... Read More

Feb
21

BC Liquor Distribution Branch named a Top Employer in 2019

2019-02-21

VANCOUVER – For the 11th straight year, the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has been recognized as one of the top employers in B.C.

 

The list of BC’s Top Employers, designated by Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, identifies employers that lead their... Read More

Feb
01

LDB continues efforts to roll out BC Cannabis Stores

2019-02-01

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is continuing its efforts to roll out its network of BC Cannabis Stores across the province.

 

The LDB is committed to working with municipalities to understand and align with their bylaws and business requirements, and has submitted... Read More