Cost of Living

Beer (among other things) across borders: what's going on with interprovincial trade?

The Liberal minority government in Ottawa could be looking to address trade barriers between provinces as an economic priority. So what's going on now - and what are the consequences of either leaving things alone or changing things.

Issue could be tackled by Ottawa in the coming Parliament

Graham Sherman, co-founder of Tool Shed Brewing Company, speaks with Cost of Living about inter-provincial trade barriers and beer. (Falice Chin/CBC)
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The Liberal minority government in Ottawa could be looking to address trade barriers between provinces as an economic priority.

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We talk to an Alberta brewmaster and a policy analyst about what's going on now - and the consequences of either leaving things alone or changing things.

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