The LGCA administers liquor licences for different establishments and functions in the province of Manitoba
Different Service Licences serve different purposes:
Beverage Room – for hotels
Customer/Member Service – spas, etc.
Unique Hospitality Venue – flexible licences
A Manufacture Licence allows the manufacture of beer, wine or spirits where owners/operators have a valid interest – ownership/lease – in the location’s property.
A Brew pub endorsement allows a Liquor Service Licence holder to brew and sell beer at the licenced location. Special clauses in the Manitoba Liquor Licence Regulation apply.
Contact us for help with your Manufacturer Licence.
Permits licencee to resell alcohol beverage products for social, charity or reception events, one-time.
Special rules, such as ticket prices, prize awards and revenue, among others, apply for social occasion raffle events.
Service Licences have an annual fee charge, however annual fees are not applicable for a Manufacturer Licence except for specific applicable endorsements.
Endorsements exist for specific licence categories – like the Retail Endorsement which permits a Manufacturer Licencee to sell their product to off premises consumers, or the Unique Hospitality Venue Tasting Room, permitting consumers to consume the product on premise.
Licences are issued once all governing bodies obligations are met.
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 LGCA 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.
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 LGCA Inspector or Police Officer to ensure compliance with The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act (LGCCA).
Can recommend and/or lay charges in violation of the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act (LGCCA).
Each licence comes with its own set of responsibilities and accountabilities.
It is pertinent that you understand all materials available for you by the LGCA and to become familiar with The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act.
If you’re unsure of your obligations – then contact us for assistance, no commitment necessary.