Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission cashed in on spirits, beer sales – Nunatsiaq News

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Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission cashed in on spirits, beer sales – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202022 Views

25 November 2020

The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission, which sold $16 million worth of alcohol in 2019-2020, has plans to start two more beer and wine stores, first in Rankin Inlet and then in Cambridge Bay, and also to establish local outlets for cannabis.

But, along with these ambitious plans, the commission, known as the NULC, says it wants to turn Nunavut drinkers away from spirits and on to lighter alcoholic beverages.

Overall, the NULC earned profits of about $3 million in 2019-20, according to its annual report for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, tabled earlier this month in the legislature.

About seven of every $10 earned by the NULC came from the beer and wine store in Iqaluit, the report said.

Read More: https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/nunavut-liquor-and-cannabis-commission-cashed-in-on-spirits-beer-sales/

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