Trade wars: when booze gets banned

With the recent spat between Alberta and British Columbia and now the EU and US seeing booze thrown into the crosshairs of trade wars, when else has alcohol been the victim of diplomatic falling outs?

BC to challenge Alberta wine ban

The government of British Columbia (BC) is planning to challenge the recent ban on its wines by neighbouring province Alberta, saying it contradicts the country’s free-trade pact.

Alberta ends BC wine boycott

The Canadian province of Alberta has lifted its boycott on importing wines from neighbouring British Columbia after just two weeks as BC moved to challenge the ban in Federal courts.

Molson’s Montreal brewery workers vote for strike action

Staff at beer giant Molson Coors' Canadian headquarters have voted in favour of strike action.

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