HOLIDAY HOURS 2014-15
AGLC offices will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Dec. 24, 2014 - Jan. 1, 2015 inclusive.
Inspectors and investigators will be on duty. Support for equipment, hardware and software will remain available via Hotline.
The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is partnering with Students Against Drinking & Driving (SADD) Alberta to promote a holiday message from students on impaired driving.121 schools participated in the campaign which had students write or draw a message on the dangers of impaired driving onto 25,000 brown paper liquor bags. ....more.
The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is promoting a holiday message to remind all Albertans that lottery products are not appropriate gifts for minors at Christmas or any time of year.
Buying, scratching and cashing in lottery products is reserved for adults only and is considered just as much a gambling activity like playing slot machines, bingo and table games....more.
AGLC Annual Report and Charitable Gaming in Review now available. - December 2, 2014
The AGLC 2013-14 Annual Report and Charitable Gaming in Review are now available. Our Annual Report demonstrates our continued commitment to being a leader in creating progressive gaming and liquor experiences trusted and enjoyed by Albertans. As noted in the report, more than $1.4 billion from provincial gaming went to the Alberta Lottery Fund and more than $747 million went to the General Revenue Fund from liquor and licensing operations.
Additionally, the Charitable Gaming in Review provides important insight on Alberta’s charitable gaming model, defining which groups are eligible for gaming licences and how charitable gaming funds are used. As well, the Charitable Gaming in Review details the amount of revenue generated by charities from each gaming activity and how the province maintains the integrity of gaming activities. This past fiscal year, Alberta charities earned nearly $330 million through charitable gaming activities.
Class E Liquor Manufacturing Policy Review Update - December 2, 2014
In December 2013, the AGLC made a number of policy changes related to liquor manufacturing. As a result of the new policies, Alberta’s liquor manufacturing industry has seen many positive developments over the last year, including the opening of the province’s first micro-distillery. For a full update on the status of the review’s 39 recommendations, please read this report.
Awards mark five years of venues’ commitment towards safety and responsible service
St. Albert… Fifty-three Edmonton bars, clubs, pubs and lounges received Best Bar None accreditation for their commitment to high service and safety standards....more.
More than 144 kg of contraband waterpipe tobacco (shisha) and chewing tobacco, as well as a minimal number of cigars, were seized in three separate busts by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC)...more.
UPDATE: New stock available from Mogen David Concord wines - November 3, 2014
On September 29, 2014, Mogen David Concord wine, 750ml and 1500ml bottles, were removed from sale at all retail locations. Fresh stock is now available for liquor stores to order from Connect Logistics.
To date, no complaints or injuries related to consumption of this specific wine have been reported in Alberta. Consumers who have previously purchased this product may direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org or
With the tagline Thanks Alcohol!, our new public awareness campaign targets binge drinking and encourages young Albertans to think about the choices they are making with respect to drinking.
“Promoting responsible choices is a big part of the AGLCís mandate, and we continue to work closely with industry and community partners to encourage safe and responsible consumption. Asking young adults to reflect on their drinking habits is, above all, very important for their long term health; it is also another important step in getting to a culture of moderation.”
- Bill Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, AGLC