The Province: Booze makes its debut in B.C. grocery stores

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April 1, 2015 | Cassidy Olivier, The Province

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NDP critic David Eby panned the bulk of the changes, taking specific aim at the government’s move to auction off the VQA licences to what he called “deep-pocketed” grocery store chains who will gain a significant advantage over smaller retailers.

“The VQA licence was designed to give B.C. wineries an advantage in the market, it wasn’t designed to give multinational grocery store chains an advantage in the market,” he said.

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