The AGLC administers liquor licences for different establishments and functions in the province of Alberta

Class A – open public food premises; including a manufacturer’s taproom or lounge.


Class B – public venue; specific transportation vessels.


Class C – clubs; institutions; etc.


Class D – public consumption off premises.

Contact us to help you determine which licence addresses your needs.

Liquor Licence Classes

Class E - manufacture of liquor in breweries, wineries, distilleries, and cideries.  This includes small, large, estate manufacturers and packaging licencees.


Contact us for help with your Manufacturer Licence.


Permits licencee to resell alcohol beverage products for public community, commercial or auction events.


Permits licencee private resale or non-sale of alcohol beverage products to invited guests or members.

Special Events

A Liquor Licence comes with great responsibility and accountability

Protect your legal-age customers from alcohol overindulgence – it is your right to refuse the sale of additional alcoholic beverages to an intoxicated patron.


Comply with AGLC Inspectors and Police Officer inspections.


Kindly turn away intoxicated persons from entering your premises.


Ensure your staff is trained and certified to serve alcohol.


…and many more.

Your Obligations

Theirs is to ensure you are protecting your customers from alcohol overindulgence through inspection of your premise, liquor acquisition and financial operations; identifying underaged patrons, among others.


Inspections can be conducted by either an AGLC Inspector or Police Officer to ensure compliance with the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act (GLCA) and Regulation (GLCR)


Can recommend and/or lay charges in violation of the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act (GLCA).

AGLC Obligations