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DISTILLERS CHEER THE AGLC FOR PROVIDING CRITICAL SUPPORT FOR ALBERTA HOSPITALITY SECTOR

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CANADA. December 14, 2020. Canadian and Albertan distilled spirits manufacturers cheer Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis’ (AGLC) decision to allow licensed on-premise bars and restaurants to offer their consumers spirits cocktails prepared on their premises for take-out or delivery Cocktails on-demand and virtual tastings delivered to your door.

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Spirits Canada Welcomes Canada – Australia Partial Agreement to Resolve Alcohol WTO Dispute

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TORONTO, June 27, 2020. Spirits Canada welcomes today’s agreement between the Governments of Canada and Australia related to Australia’s WTO challenge of certain Canadian beverage alcohol policies (DS 537 “Canada – Measure Governing the Sale of Wine”), https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2020/07/canada-reaches-partial-agreement-with-australia-on-wine.html.

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Over One Million Litres of Alcohol for Hand Sanitizers a Month Committed by Canada’s Distillers

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Ottawa & Toronto ʹ April 24, 2020 – Today, the Exchange is pleased to announce that over one million litres of high-grade alcohol per month has been committed bLJ Canada͛s largest distillers. Through our exchange, this alcohol has been matched with various manufacturers of handsanitizers across the country. To put this volume into perspective, 1 million litres would have been sufficient to produce nearly the entire 2019 supply of hand-sanitizers for the consumer retail market prior to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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HAND-SANITIZER MANUFACTURING EXCHANGE IS LAUNCHED

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(March 27, 2020) – Ottawa & Toronto: Cosmetics Alliance Canada, the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association and Spirits Canada today launched the Hand-Sanitizer Manufacturing Exchange as part of their efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Hand-sanitizers are recognized as one of the effective tools in combatting the transfer of the COVID-19 virus and a measure that can be easily and safely utilized by everyone in stopping the spread of this disease.

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NOTICE TO MANUFACTURERS OF NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCT (NHP) HAND SANITIZER PRODUCTS DURING THE PANDEMIC COVID-19

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(TORONTO, March 26, 2020) – Health Canada is issuing this notice in response to a number of questions coming from companies that are not currently manufacturers of health products, but have expressed interest in manufacturing hand sanitizers for public distribution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health Canada is establishing an interim approach to support those companies in acquiring the needed licences during this public health emergency. Following this, Health Canada intends to discontinue this approach and returns to its regular licensing approach for hand sanitizers.

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Spirits Canada Joins Open Letter to U.S.A. PA Governor Wolf from International Wine & Spirits Trade

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August 5, 2019

Governor Tom Wolf
Office of the Governor
508 Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Re. Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board “Flexible Pricing” Model

Dear Governor Wolf:

We are writing to you today on behalf of a broad coalition of leading wine and spirits industry trade associations with an important export interest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. These include representative bodies of Australia, Canada, the European Union, New Zealand, Scotland and the United Kingdom.
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