Canadian Manufacturing

Are beer prices artificially high?

Macleans.ca is reporting that provincially-mandated minimum beer prices are doing more than just bleeding our wallets—they are preventing healthy competition in the sector.

January 21, 2011  by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

We all know that the softwood lumber file is a cause célèbre for the government and trade pundits alike, but it’s got nothing on the unfair trade practices Canada’s provinces are perpetrating on their respective voting populations.

Macleans.ca is reporting that provincially-mandated minimum beer prices are doing more than just bleeding our wallets—they are preventing healthy competition in the sector.

Read “Why is your government standing in the way of cheaper beer?” at Macleans.ca

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