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tax and spend
Why Quebec’s proposed tax on the unvaccinated is unlikely to achieve its goal
the decibel
How a Dry January might help your COVID anxiety
newsletter
What are the benefits of a Dry or Damp January?
opinion
Is ‘Dry January’ the way to kick off 2022? Why abstaining from alcohol could be a starting point for better health
André Picard
André Picard
food & wine
Canada faces liquor shortages ahead of holiday season, alcohol authorities say
soccer
England fan disorder at Euro 2020 final endangered lives, review finds
world
U.S. Republicans push for decriminalization of marijuana at the federal level
british columbia
Western Canada: Cabinet minister’s resignation just the latest piece of bad news for Alberta Premier Jason Kenney
alberta
Alberta Agriculture Minister resigns after allegations of heavy drinking at the legislature
health & fitness
Do I have to give up drinking if I have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation?
canada
Ontario to start allowing local brewers to sell beer at farmers’ markets
international business
DoorDash to launch alcohol delivery service across 20 U.S. states, Canada and Australia
canada
Linda O’Leary found not guilty of careless driving in fatal 2019 boat crash
canada
Kevin O’Leary tells Ontario court that he doesn’t recall if wife drank before fatal 2019 boat crash
canada
Alcohol linked to thousands of cancer cases in Canada last year, study finds
newsletter
Why are alcohol levels in wine rising? Climate change is the biggest culprit
advisor stocks
How investors can take a bite out of the resurgent restaurant industry
taxes
The virtues of sin taxes
review
Bask in the spring sun with wine, beer and spirits from Chickadee Room in Chinatown
opinion
Ontario’s government should be a laughingstock for shuttering outdoor activities – again
Robyn Urback
Robyn Urback
canada
Officials call on incoming Yukon government to take ‘urgent steps’ to combat worsening opioid crisis
canada
Amplify: I took a break from drinking. After tasting sobriety, I’m not sure I want to go back
food for thought
How to help guard against colorectal cancer
Leslie Beck
Leslie Beck
canada
Canada’s drinking problem: why alcohol is the new cigarette
damage control
I’m worried a friend is drinking more than ever during the pandemic. How can I help him?
David Eddie
David Eddie
opinion
If governments really want to save bars and restaurants, they should throw an alcohol lifeline
Christine Sismondo
politics
MP Dan Albas drafts legislation to open floodgates on interprovincial booze sales
morning update newsletter
Morning Update: Canada’s provinces have filed opioid-related claims totalling $67.4-billion in U.S. court
canada
Toronto researchers have found a new way to speed up the body’s ability to rid itself of alcohol
first person
The only ‘mommy juice’ I drink now is coffee: here’s why I got sober
featured reports
Beer, wine exporters get creative to keep, gain international clients
report on business
Ontario unveils PPE grants for small business, alcohol takeout plan as pressure mounts with rising COVID-19 cases
opinion
If smoking a joint is to be allowed in our parks, why not a beer or wine? Even Doug Ford agrees
Marcus Gee
Marcus Gee
alberta
Homegrown distilleries moving into Western Canada’s ready-to-drink cocktail market
newsletter
What makes a good corkscrew? The tool with one purpose, but many designs
canada
Indoor bars, parties with alcohol pose a major COVID-19 risk, experts say