Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
Type Crown corporation
Industry Retail (Department & Discount)
Founded 1930
Headquarters Halifax, Nova Scotia
Products Liquor sales and distribution to both consumers and businesses
Revenue increase approx: $198.7 Million CAD (fiscal 2007-2008)
Website The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC)'s website
NSLC store at Bayers Lake, Halifax.

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) controls alcoholic beverages in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is the sole distributor and runs all retail outlets selling alcohol except for four private wine specialty shops and, in rural areas where there is not an NSLC location, 23 private "agency" liquor stores.

Important dates:

  • 1930 created through the Liquor Control Act as the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission.
  • 1946 responsibility for licensing sites selling alcolholic beverages (e.g. bars and restaurants) transferred to the Tavern License Committee (now named Liquor License Board)
  • 1995 the Gaming Control Act made NSLC part of the Alcohol and Gaming Authority
  • 2001 was changed from a Commission to a Crown corporation and renamed the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation.

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