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New study amplifies costs linked to alcohol; ignores progress

Ottawa, June 26, 2018 – The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) released a study estimating the cost of substance use to Canadian society. The $1.4 million study, funded by Health Canada, fails...

Wine Industry Disappointed with Supreme Court Ruling

OTTAWA, April 19, 2018 –The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) and its members today expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on Her Majesty the Queen v. Gerard Comeau. The case challenged restrictions...

CVA Applauds CFIA New Wine Labelling Rules

Ottawa, March 12, 2018 – The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) applauds the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Blended in Canada Wine Labelling Consultation report, which supports new wine label requirements for wine bottled and...

Consumers should be permitted to order wine for delivery to their home from any Canadian winery, says poll

Toronto, ON – December 5, 2017 – Nearly all Canadians (87%) believe that consumers should be permitted to order wine for delivery to their home from any Canadian winery located in any province, according to...

Canadian Vintners Association to Intervene at Supreme Court

  On October 10, 2017, the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) was granted intervenor status before the Supreme Court of Canada in the historic case of R. vs Comeau. After a decade of efforts to...

#CorkTheTax Coalition bolstered by strong support of concerned Canadians

TORONTO, June 22, 2017 – Beer Canada, Restaurants Canada, Spirits Canada and the Canadian Vintners Association are grateful for the overwhelming support they and their customers received from Canadians in response to the federal government’s...