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Free the grapes: Over-regulation is souring our wine industry

August 07, 2013

The oppressive clout wielded by our provincial liquor boards claimed another victim in the Canadian wine industry at the recent premiers' meeting known as the Council of the Federation. At issue is a jurisdictional squabble that reaches beyond the issue of permitting the inter-provincial shipments of wine. The bigger picture is lost in the headlines.