News

May
15

Don’t buy for minors: BC Liquor Stores launch grad season campaign

2018-05-15

VANCOUVER – As high school graduations ramp up over the coming weeks, BC Liquor Stores are reminding customers not to buy liquor for minors.

 

“Drinking can be harmful for minors in many ways,” said Michael Procopio, who oversees 197 BC Liquor Stores in his... Read More

May
09

Enjoy a taste of California with 2014 vintage wine release

2018-05-09

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores will feature a unique selection of the 2014 vintage of California wines this Saturday, May 12, until sold – the first of three special releases of wines and spirits planned for this year.

 

“These are the collectibles that go in... Read More

Apr
26

BC LDB establishes retail brand for non-medical cannabis

2018-04-26

VANCOUVER – The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is announcing that, once legalized, public cannabis stores and the online retail store for non-medical cannabis will operate under the brand, BC Cannabis Stores.

 

The name and brand aligns with the BC Liquor Stores... Read More

Apr
20

LDB reaffirms commitment to environmental sustainability

2018-04-20

VANCOUVER – As Canada celebrates Earth Day, the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) continues its commitment to environmentally responsible and sustainable operations at its head office, warehouses, and retail stores.

 

Last year, the LDB recycled more than 3,117 tonnes of... Read More

Apr
11

BC Liquor Stores customers raise more than $275,000 for Dry Grad

2018-04-11

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores customers have helped about 52,000 British Columbian Grade 12 students enjoy safe, alcohol-free graduation celebrations as part of the annual Support Dry Grad campaign.

 

This year’s campaign, which ran from March 4-31, raised $278,158... Read More

Mar
05

Thumbs up for BC Liquor Stores’ Support Dry Grad campaign

2018-03-05

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores are 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 Store customers are encouraged to... Read More

Feb
22

Liquor Distribution Branch named BC Top Employer for the 10th time

2018-02-22

VANCOUVER – The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is being recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2018. This marks the 10th consecutive time the LDB has been honoured as part of Mediacorp Canada Inc.’s Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, which identifies employers... Read More

Feb
05

BC LDB to begin preparing for retail and online non-medical cannabis sales

2018-02-05

VANCOUVER – The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is aiming to open the first government-operated non-medical cannabis retail store by late summer, and has begun exploring an e-commerce model to offer online sales to the public.

 

This follows the announcement by the... Read More

Nov
27

Buy a teddy bear and make a holiday wish come true

2017-11-27

You can help comfort a child or the elderly this holiday season through BC Liquor Stores’ annual Share-a-Bear campaign.

 

At all 197 locations throughout the province, customers can buy two teddy bears for $12.50. One teddy bear the customer takes home, while the other... Read More

Oct
30

BC Liquor Stores offer whiskies from around the globe in spirit release

2017-10-30

A collection of premier spirits, including a bottle of the rare Bowmore Black 1964 50 Year Old Whisky for $32,000, will go on sale to the public at the annual BC Liquor Stores Premium Spirit Release on Nov. 4, 2017.

 

Thirty BC Liquor Stores throughout the province are... Read More

Oct
10

Signature BC Liquor Stores will participate in the Annual Bordeaux Release

2017-10-10

BC Liquor Stores is holding its annual Bordeaux release on Oct. 14, featuring the 2014 vintage, which many are calling the best since 2010.

 

Wine lovers and avid collectors throughout the province are again expected to line up to buy some of the rarest wines of the year.... Read More

Sep
06

BC Liquor Stores' customers donate record high for wildfire relief

2017-09-06

VANCOUVER – BC Liquor Stores’ customers donated a record-breaking $417,675 to the Red Cross BC Fire Appeal to help fellow British Columbians impacted by the wildfires burning throughout the province.

 

Customer donations were collected over an eight-week period... Read More

Aug
03

Generosity of BC Liquor Stores' customers continues

2017-08-03

VANCOUVER — BC Liquor Stores' customers have again demonstrated their care, compassion and generosity for fellow British Columbians by donating more than $340,000 to the Canadian Red Cross, to-date.

BC Liquor Stores activated its partnership with the Red Cross on... Read More

Jul
10

BC Liquor Stores accepting donations for wildfire relief

2017-07-10

VANCOUVER – British Columbians looking for a way to support those impacted by the wildfires

burning in various areas of the province can now do so by providing a donation at any BC... Read More