The Liquor Control Act has been in place since 1961 in the province of New Brunswick, and governs aspects of liquor control, sales and licensing in the province. Over the years, a number of amendments have been made to the act, but there has not been a full review in several years. Stakeholders have clearly stated that they feel it is outdated, and doesn't reflect today's standards and trends.

The Department of Public Safety, responsible for the Act has agreed to open conversation with stakeholders, through a consultative approach, and hear comments and views that would address some of the deficiencies and modernize the Act

pdfSee report delivered in September 2012