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Beer and wine store public consultation

19 September 2014

Public Service Announcement

Beer and wine store public consultation

Start Date: September 19, 2014

End Date: October 7, 2014

Iqaluit, NU 45 sec

The Government of Nunavut is holding a public consultation at the Baffin Room at the Frobisher Inn in Iqaluit, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on October 7, to discuss the possible opening of the territory’s first beer and wine store.

The Nunavut Liquor Commission is considering a change to the way it sells alcohol in Nunavut, specifically to move forward with direct beer and wine sales. However, a retail outlet would open only after public consultation and with community support. Iqalummiut are encouraged to attend the public consultation and get involved in this key decision.

For more information, please visit the Department of Finance website at or email


Media Contact:

Elyse Kay

Manager, Communications

Department of Finance