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BC's Next Premier: Please Fix Our Wine Laws PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mark Hicken   
Friday, 07 January 2011 18:50

Will BC's next Premier be a wine lover? Will she or he fix our archaic wine laws to increase selection and act in consumers' best interests? BC's major political parties now have leadership races well underway. In my view, BC's current liquor distribution systems is in desperate need of wide ranging reform: see this summary of BC's outdated laws and policies to see why. I urge readers to get involved in the political process and to ask the leadership candidates to commit to fixing our outdated system and laws. If you join one of the parties, you can personally help select a leader who will implement change. The Demand Wine Law Reform in BC page provides a summary of the candidates' positions to date as well as contact information so that you can easily tell the candidates that this issue is important to you.


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 11 January 2011 23:35 )