MLCC Articles

MLCC Issues Recall After Glass Found in Booze

The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission has voluntarily pulled Woody’s Sasparilla original alcoholic beverages from its shelves after inspectors found glass fragments in the product. Lot BB16/02/14 is being voluntarily recalled and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency...

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Gimli Liquor Mart Moving to Larger Location

Gimli has outgrown its current Liquor Mart. “As the town of Gimili (sic) has grown so have the number of customers we serve,” said Roman Zubach, COO for the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission. The MLCC is relocating the store to a larger location on Centre Street in...

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Express Liquor Kiosk Opening in South End Grocery Store

A south Winnipeg Safeway store will be the second location in the province to have a Liquor Mart Express kiosk. Grocery shoppers will be able to purchase alcoholic beverages at the store, located at 2155 Pembina Highway, as part of changes to Manitoba's Liquor Control...

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New Photo ID Requirements Coming to Purchase Alcohol

New photo identification requirements meant to deter minors from purchasing alcohol or entering 18+ establishments will go into effect January 1, 2012. Amendments to Manitoba’s Liquor Control Act under the province’s New Hospitality Strategy will require young adults...

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Express Liquor Store Opening at Winnipeg Airport

Passengers arriving to Winnipeg's new James Richardson International Airport will be able to purchase liquor as of Monday. That's when the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) will open its first Liquor Mart Express store. The 600-square-foot store will include...

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MLCC Pulling All Woody’s Beverages from Shelves

The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission is pulling all Woody's alcoholic beverage products from store shelves in the province. The move follows a warning last week from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that the company's Mexican lime vodka cooler may contain...

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Vodka Beverage Sold in Manitoba May Contain Glass

By Sarah Klein The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission is taking preventative measures to recall a product following a warning from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Anyone who may have purchased Woody's Mexican Lime Alcoholic Vodka Beverage is advised not to...

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Manitoba’s New Liquor Laws Go into Effect

By Sarah Klein Effective today, patrons can bring a bottle of their own wine to enjoy at participating Manitoba establishments that have a licensed dining room. As previously announced by the province, the new hospitality strategy allows for bring-your-own-wine...

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Spare Some Change to Help City’s Less Fortunate

By Brian Schultz Change boxes are in place at cash registers at all Manitoba Liquor Mart locations throughout the city. June is Change for the Better month and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ wants people to put their money to good use by supporting social agencies that...

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Long Weekend Could be Dry If Union Strikes

By Sarah Klein You may soon have to resort to buying your liquor on the black market (we don't promote that) if MLCC workers go on strike. 910 Manitoba Liquor Control Commission employees -- 800 of which are unionized -- voted 84% in favour of giving negotiators a...

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Back to Business for Bada Bing Party Bus

Back to Business for Bada Bing Party Bus

After being pulled off the road last month for various violations, Winnipeg's party bus business looks to be rolling again. The Bada Bing Bus was spotted earlier today on William Avenue near the Red River College campus. Not all party buses were cited for infractions,...

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