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Bowman Wants Alcohol Exempt from Eligible Councillor Expenditures

Bowman Wants Alcohol Exempt from Eligible Councillor Expenditures

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Winnipeg city councillors should no longer be able to claim alcohol as an eligible expense, Mayor Brian Bowman says.

Under the current Councillor Ward Allowance Fund Policy, alcohol is an eligible expense when purchased as part of receptions for constituents, business contacts, representatives of other levels of government, municipal associations, and international delegations or visitors.

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Wetting Your Whistle at The Forks: What You Can Expect

Wetting Your Whistle at The Forks: What You Can Expect

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(Craft beer image via Shutterstock)

You’ve likely seen the numerous photos on social media by now of the newly-renovated food hall at The Forks.

What you may not have seen or heard about yet is the remarkable beer and wine selection about to be made available to visitors.

Along with the $2.8 million renovation, The Forks has invested in a new craft beer and wine kiosk with a curated list of offerings by William Predhomme, a Canadian-based professional sommelier and beverage business development specialist.

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Budweiser Goes Alcohol-Free with New Prohibition Brew

Budweiser Goes Alcohol-Free with New Prohibition Brew

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Budweiser Prohibition Brew (CNW GROUP / BUDWEISER)

Budweiser is banking on a new non-alcoholic brew as its newest brand of lager as the summer patio season heats up.

Budweiser Prohibition Brew is part of the company’s $6 million investment in specialized equipment to brew the non-alcoholic beer. By 2025, Budweiser expects no- and lower-alcohol beers to represent at least 20% of its global beer volume.

The new brew is crafted using the same key ingredients of yeast, choice hops, pure filtered water, and a beechwood aging process beer-drinkers will recognize as classic Budweiser.

“Our goals are to empower consumers with choice and change social norms, and this beer will achieve both,” said Kyle Norrington, vice-president, marketing for Labatt.

Canada is the first country for Prohibition Brew as part of Budweiser’s larger global launch.

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