Alberta’s liquor product selection has grown from 2,200 in 1993 to more than 31,000 today.
liquor store privatization
The province’s debt interest payments are estimated at $956 million this year.
Twenty years ago the Alberta government swiftly and boldly threw open Alberta's markets in beer, wine and spirits. The result has been a success story of intense competition, added convenience and thousands of new jobs.
Other provincial governments have never imitated the Alberta accomplishment. But that has much to do with local politics and mythmaking from vested interests, not facts.