News

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.

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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

Jan
28

Release of exclusive 72-year-old whisky makes history for BC Liquor Stores

2019-01-28

A coveted bottle of The Macallan 72 Years Old will make history when it is unveiled – and sold – at BC Liquor Stores’ flagship location at 39th and Cambie in Vancouver this week.

 

The exceptionally rare single-malt scotch is priced at $74,000... Read More

Jan
22

BC Liquor Stores deliver holiday cheer to thousands of families

2019-01-22

VANCOUVER – More than 23,000 Share-a-Bears were donated to local charities and made their way to needy families over the holiday season, thanks to the generosity of BC Liquor Store customers throughout the province.

 

The total surpassed the 2017 campaign by over 1,000... Read More

Jan
14

Game of Thrones inspired single malt series arriving January 19

2019-01-14

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores will be the only retailer in the province that will offer a limited-edition collection of single malt scotch whiskies inspired by HBO’s Game of Thrones.

 

The collection, from Diageo, is being released to mark the final season of the... Read More

Nov
20

BC Liquor Stores celebrate the season of giving

2018-11-20

VICTORIA – For nearly 30 years, BC Liquor Stores’ annual Share-a-Bear campaign has been inviting customers to support a good cause.

 

From now until Christmas, customers can purchase a stuffed bear to take home, for $11.70 plus tax, while its twin is donated to a... Read More

Nov
02

LDB launches advanced ordering system for private retailers of non-medical cannabis

2018-11-02

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has launched its wholesale customer website for licensed, private retailers of non-medical cannabis in British Columbia.

 

The advanced online order system will enable private retailers to easily access the LDB’s wholesale product... Read More

Oct
31

LDB identifies efficiencies to benefit BC Cannabis Stores’ online customers

2018-10-31

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has identified a number of efficiencies in its delivery model for online orders of non-medical cannabis to directly benefit customers of BC Cannabis Stores.

 

To support the best possible customer experience, the LDB has reduced the cost of... Read More

Oct
29

BC Liquor Stores prepare for Premium Spirits Release

2018-10-29

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores is hosting its annual Premium Spirits Release on November 3, 2018 at various locations throughout the province, and spirit enthusiasts can win the chance to purchase extremely rare whiskies at select stores in anticipation of the release.

 

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Oct
26

New distribution centre to improve service for liquor, hospitality industries

2018-10-26

DELTA— A new liquor distribution centre in Delta will allow the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) to improve service to wholesale customers, including the hospitality industry and private liquor stores.

 

The 400,000 square foot facility at 7003 72nd Street is almost... Read More

Oct
26

B.C. enters new era as cannabis becomes legal

2018-10-26

VANCOUVER – On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, British Columbians throughout the province will be able to legally purchase non-medical cannabis online from: www.bccannabisstores.com

 

British Columbians 19 years of... Read More

Sep
26

BC Liquor Stores customers donate to wildfire relief

2018-09-26

VANCOUVER – Thanks to the generosity of BC Liquor Stores customers across the province, more than $159,000 in donations was collected for the Canadian Red Cross appeal to assist B.C. residents affected by this year’s devastating wildfires. This amount will be matched by the... Read More

Sep
24

BC Liquor Stores' Bordeaux release set for September 29

2018-09-24

VANCOUVER – One of the year’s biggest events for wine lovers is happening September 29 when BC Liquor Stores hold their annual release of highly-prized Bordeaux wines.

 

“The 2015 vintage of Bordeaux in this year’s release is one of the best in years,... Read More