Wine bill gathers country-wide support
Posted 1 year ago
Tue, Apr 3rd, '12 - 2:17 pm
A parliamentary committee in Ottawa is set to hear from supporters of a private member’s bill that would eliminate a 1928 rule about wines.
Prince Edward County winemaker and Wine Council of Ontario board member, Caroline Granger, says passing the bill into law is an important step in a complicated process.
A British Columbian member of parliament has gathered enough support for Bill C-311 to possibly amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act prohibiting cross-provincial wine sales.
(With files from the Canadian Press)