Liquor

AGLC oversees the province’s liquor industry, offering Albertans unparalleled selection, convenience, and responsible customer service.

General
Alcohol Container Registrations

As of February 22, 2024, AGLC will no longer register alcohol containers with the BCMB on behalf of the liquor agencies. Liquor agencies will be required to register new containers directly with the BCMB through its new registration portal. Learn More

Urgent
Important information on online licensing and an upcoming licensing services interruption

In late March 2024, AGLC is launching online licensing for liquor, cannabis and public special events. In preparation for the launch of online licensing, there will be a service interruption mid-March for all licence applications as technology upgrades are implemented. Submit your licensing applications early to avoid any delays. Learn more

About liquor in Alberta

Learn more about Alberta's unique liquor model including AGLC's role, how liquor is sold, liquor markup, legislation and policy links, and liquor reports and studies.