Alcohol Laws
in Canada

Select a government to find out more about their alcohol laws and how they affect you. is designed to help alcohol manufacturers, agents, and other related businesses find regulatory information related to Canadian alcohol retail and distribution systems.

This website is jointly maintained by the provincial, territorial and federal governments of Canada to improve transparency and help businesses better understand how to sell their alcoholic beverage products in multiple Canadian jurisdictions. This is an initiative of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

Canadian Free Trade Agreement

The CFTA is an intergovernmental trade agreement that entered into force on July 1, 2017. Its objective is to reduce barriers to the free movement of persons, goods, services, and investments and to establish an open, efficient, and stable domestic market within Canada.

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Canada Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia Ontario New Brunswick Northwest Territories Yukon Nunavut British Columbia Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta Quebec Newfoundland and Labrador Canada


Yukon Liquor Corporation

Yukon Alcohol Laws


Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority

Saskatchewan Alcohol Laws


Société des alcools du Québec - Business Relations Assistance Service

Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux

Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation

Quebec Alcohol Laws

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Alcohol Laws


Liquor Control Board of Ontario

Ontario Alcohol Laws


Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NULC)

Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Board (NLCB)

Nunavut Alcohol Laws

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation - Service Excellence Centre

Nova Scotia Alcohol Laws

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Liquor & Cannabis Commission

Northwest Territories Alcohol Laws

Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation

Newfoundland and Labrador Alcohol Laws


Government of Canada

Internal Trade Representative for Canada

Canada Alcohol Laws

British Columbia

Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch

Liquor Distribution Branch

British Columbia Alcohol Laws


Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission

Alberta Alcohol Laws