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Alberta's liquor model

Since 1993, Alberta’s unique liquor model has created an open and competitive marketplace providing ample business opportunity and consumer choice.


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1 Based on 5 years AGLC Survey of Albertans
2 October 2019


  • Liquor warehousing, distribution and retailing are all delivered by private industry.
  • Licensees, including retailers, buy liquor products at wholesale prices.
  • Alberta has an open listing process for liquor products.





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