Have the Grapes Really Been Freed?

Have the grapes really been freed? | Avery Law Office, Summerland BC

It has been almost three months since the IILA amendment creating a personal consumption exemption for wine in the 1928 prohibition era legislation preventing the interprovincial shipment of wine in addition to other intoxicating beverages.  So, with three months under the federal legislation’s proverbial belt, here is my question to you: do you think it is now legal for you to bring as much wine as you want into whatever Canadian province? I’ve been told by wine club managers that when they are asked by consumers if they can legally ship a case of wine anywhere in Canada, they say “yes”!  It seems like it should be so simple, but when you look deeper into the legislation, the true answer to my question is not found in the IILA.

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