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How the Beer Oligopoly Apple Cart was Upset

by Rick Green 05.16.2012

^ Frank Appleton, Scottie McLellan, and John Mitchell at the Great Canadian Beer Festival in Victoria. On July 26, 1980, Labatt, Molson, and Carling O’Keefe locked out their unionized workers on the threat of a strike, and stopped distributing beer in BC. Since the Big Three produced all the beer sold in the province at […]

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Convention Centre Christened with Industry Fête

by Rick Green 04.01.2009

While it was gloomy outdoors on Monday evening, the glitz and glitter was inside Vancouver’s new Convention Centre West, which played host to 800 people attending the fifth annual BC Restaurant Hall of Fame gala. Appropriately, the expansion’s inaugural event was an opportunity to put the not-quite-finished facility and Executive Chef Blair Rasmussen’s team through […]

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