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 approx: $198.7 Million CAD (fiscal 2007-2008) Website The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC)'s website
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.
- 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.
- "Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation" retrieved August 21, 2006
Provincial and territorial alcoholic beverage authorities of CanadaLicensing only: Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (British Columbia) • Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission • Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario • Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (Quebec) • Alcohol and Gaming Authority (Nova Scotia) • Liquor Licensing Board (Northwest Territories) • Liquor Licensing Board (Nunavut)
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