Is Moral Panic Justified? The Effect of Alcohol Privatization on Impaired Driving in Alberta

By Heather Bone, Research Fellow, Consumer Choice Center Nearly every time the prospect of privatizing alcohol sales in Ontario is debated, there is a moral panic. If alcohol sales are privatized, the argument goes, alcohol will be more easily accessible, and there will be an increase in alcohol-related crime. In this research brief, I investigate […]

Experts weigh in on wine ban

SHERWOOD PARK NEWS: However, the economic impacts of a trade war could prove nasty for both provinces, according to David Clement, the Toronto-based manager of North American affairs for the Consumer Choice Center, despite the overwhelming support of the pipeline to Alberta’s workers and consumers.

Alberta’s boycott of B.C. wine will hurt consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: David Clement North American Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center david@consumerchoicecenter.org   Alberta’s boycott of B.C. wine will hurt consumers TORONTO, ON – The debate over the Trans Mountain pipeline came to a head on Tuesday, as Albertan Premier Rachel Notley announced the province will boycott wine from British Columbia as a […]

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