Archive: Industry Update
December 14, 2023The OCB is applauding today’s news that the Master Framework Agreement (MFA) will expire.
November 16, 2021The Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB) is applauding the new regulations under the Liquor, Licensing and Control Act, 2019 (LLCA) that contain several new rules to further support craft brewers at this critical time.
March 25, 2021Allowing the Sale of Craft Beer at Local Farmers’ Market Supports Local Jobs, Enhances consumer choice and convenience.
June 5, 2019Today’s letter from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce only goes to underscore who benefits from the existing sweetheart deal that controls how beer is sold in Ontario.
May 27, 2019The Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB), the voice of craft beer in Ontario, is toasting the introduction of legislation to end the MFA, which will pave the way for greater access to local craft beers and improve choice and convenience for…
May 15, 2019It is time Ontario catches up with the rest of the world and creates an alcohol retail system that provides real choice and convenience for consumers, and fairness for all brewers.
May 3, 2019A new organization representing over 700 craft breweries from every province and territory in Canada is being announced.
April 11, 2019The Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB), the voice of craft brewing in Ontario, is applauding today's provincial budget as good news for craft beer lovers and the locally-owned breweries.
March 23, 2019It's been a long time coming, but it seems like beer in corner stores will finally be in our future.
March 7, 2019The Elmira-based Enviro-Stewards recently helped an Ottawa brewery reclaim $700,000 worth of beer that they were pouring down the drain.
February 8, 2019Could a taste for pot-infused drinks mean Canadians sip less beer? With an October deadline for legalizing cannabis-infused drinks and food, brewers aren't taking any chances.
November 15, 2018Good news for aspiring brewery employees! The Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Career Focus program will contribute 50% up to $14,000 towards employing a graduate of a Canadian university, college, CEGEP or provincially certified program.