News

May
03

Recalled Sapphire Bombay Gin not stocked by LDB warehouses

2017-05-03

VANCOUVER – The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has confirmed its warehouses do not stock the 1.14-litre bottles of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin being recalled by the manufacturer.

 

According to the Canadian Food... Read More

Mar
09

Cheers to nine years! LDB renamed a BC Top Employer

2017-03-09

VANCOUVER - For the ninth consecutive year, the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) celebrates being named to an exclusive list of the province’s best employers.

 

The list of BC’s Top Employers, featured in today’s Vancouver Sun, recognizes the LDB as an innovative... Read More

Mar
06

Annual fundraising campaign helps graduates celebrate safely

2017-03-06

BC Liquor Stores are once again encouraging customers to support the annual Support Dry Grad Campaign, an initiative that raises funds for public and independent schools to host safe, alcohol-free celebration events for graduating high school students.

 

Chocolates are being... Read More

Feb
20

New, modern liquor warehouse increases efficiencies

2017-02-20

A new, larger location offering increased efficiencies, modern technology and an improved working environment has been chosen for the Liquor Distribution Branch’s (LDB) Lower Mainland warehouse.

 

The LDB has long outgrown its current location at 3200 E. Broadway Ave. in... Read More

Dec
05

Share-a-Bear campaign supports non-profit organizations

2016-12-05

BC Liquor Stores is partnering with non-profit agencies throughout the province again this year in its annual Share-a-Bear program.

 

For $12.50, customers can choose one teddy bear to take home while its twin is donated to a local shelter, hospital or other worthwhile charity... Read More

Nov
01

Extremely rare scotches offered at Premium Spirits Release

2016-11-01

BC Liquor Stores is hosting its Premium Spirits Release on Nov. 5, 2016, at locations throughout the province where a diverse selection of unique spirits, including rare whiskies, scotches and bourbons, will go on sale.

 

This annual event has grown in scope and popularity... Read More

Oct
12

2013 Bordeaux Release scheduled for Oct. 15

2016-10-12

VANCOUVER – One of the year’s biggest events for wine lovers is happening October 15 when BC Liquor Stores hold its annual release of highly-prized Bordeaux wines.

 

Consumers bought almost $2.5 million worth of Bordeaux wines in just two days at last year’s... Read More

Jun
15

BC Liquor Distribution Branch celebrates its 95th anniversary

2016-06-15

VANCOUVER—The year was 1921: B.C.'s population was a modest 525,000, prohibition against alcohol was over, and the very first nine government liquor stores opened their doors on June 15.

  

In the 95 years since, the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) and BC Liquor... Read More

Jun
09

Treat Dad to something special from BC Liquor Stores

2016-06-09

VANCOUVER – Every Dad is unique—and a BC Liquor Stores gift or fun product tasting experience is the perfect way to celebrate him on his special day. This year, the Signature BC Liquor Store at 39th and Cambie is holding three special events to celebrate all kinds of fathers, from... Read More

Jun
01

British Columbians donate $384,000 to help Fort McMurray

2016-06-01

VANCOUVER — British Columbians have shown their compassion and kindness for the residents of Fort McMurray by donating $384,089 through BC Liquor Stores.

The funds, which were collected in stores throughout the province between May 3 and May 29, continue to help the Red Cross... Read More