MLCC Articles

What’s Open and Closed on Easter Weekend

Shopping Centres Kildonan Place -- Closed Friday, April 18 and Sunday, April 20 St. Vital -- Closed Friday, April 18 and Sunday, April 20 Polo Park -- Closed Friday, April 18 and Sunday, April 20 City of Winnipeg Civic offices are closed on Good Friday, April 18 and...

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Full-Service Liquor Mart to Open in Transcona West

Manitoba's newest Liquor Mart location will open soon in Transcona West. The new Spring Meadow Square Liquor Mart will be the anchor tenant of an existing retail centre located at the corner of Plessis Road and Devonshire Drive. “Transcona West is a developing area...

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Manitoba Bars to Begin Serving at 5 a.m. on Sunday

The suds will be flowing nice and early on Sunday in Manitoba as Team Canada's men play for hockey gold in Sochi against Sweden. The province's liquor authority has relaxed the rules to allow the serving of alcohol beginning at 5 a.m. Game time is 6 a.m. CT. The...

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MB Liquor and Lotteries Raises $178K for Haiyan Relief

By Sarah Klein A charitable campaign by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries has brought in more than $178,000 for typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines. The campaign ran during November and December, with proceeds being donated to the Canadian Red Cross. “We knew it was...

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Manitoba Trying Out New Liquor Laws During Junos Week

The Manitoba government is testing out the province's tweaked liquor rules for when the Juno Awards are hosted in Winnipeg March 24-30. A special permit and extended operating hours will allow establishments to provide further entertainment opportunities across the...

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Winkler Now Home to First-Ever Liquor Store

The first liquor store in Winkler opened on Wednesday. The community has been dry for decades, but now has access to a new Liquor Mart on Cargill Road. “Over the years, we have had tremendous interest from Winkler residents wanting expanded liquor service in the...

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Expanded Liquor Mart Opens in South Winnipeg

A much larger Liquor Mart has replaced its former location a few hundred yards away in south Winnipeg. Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries cut the ribbon Tuesday on the 10,400-square-foot store at the corner of Pembina Highway and Kirkbridge Drive. “It is a hectic world we...

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Liquor Mart Express Opening in Charleswood

A Liquor Mart Express will open its fourth location in the province later today in the Park West Shopping Centre in Charleswood. The 4,560-square-foot store is located at the southwest corner of Roblin Boulevard and Dale Avenue and adjacent to Extra Foods. “The...

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Winkler to See First Liquor Mart Open Late This Year

By Sarah Klein The first full-service Liquor Mart in Winkler will open in December. After being a dry community and eventually seeing liquor licenses creep into sports and gaming establishments, Winkler will see Manitoba's 52nd MLCC location. “Over the years, we have...

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First Grocery Store Liquor Mart in Manitoba Opens

By Sarah Klein Manitoba's first Liquor Mart Express located within a grocery store is now open inside the Pembina Village Safeway. The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission-run store will allow grocery shoppers to pick up a bottle of wine, beer or other spirits while...

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MLCC, Lotteries Merger to Save $3M Annually: Report

By Sarah Klein A new report by consulting firm MNP says the merger of two publicly-owned Manitoba corporations will save the provincial government $3 million annually. The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission and the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation will become one as...

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MLCC, Lotteries Merger to Save $1.5M Annually

By Brian Schultz A merger between the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission and the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation is expected to save $1.5 million annually. The two Crown corporations -- later to be called the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation -- will reduce...

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