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Molson Coors Q3 and YTD by region - focus 5 Nov 2015

Earlier today, Molson Coors reported its Q3 and YTD results. Here,  just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q3 performance by region.

just On Call - Molson Coors targets Coors Light Canada woes 7 Aug 2014

Molson Coors has said there is “more work to be done” on Coors Light in Canada despite a slight rally for the brand in the second quarter.

just On Call - Molson Coors to remain focussed on innovation - CEO 13 Feb 2014

Molson Coors’ CEO has declared that innovation remains the company’s “top priority” in 2014 as part of a bid to attract new drinkers.

Focus - Molson Coors' Q4 Performance by Region 13 Feb 2014

Earlier today, Molson Coors reported a healthy rise in full-year net profits and sales. Fourth-quarter profits also leapt, but the brewer's sales were flat in the last three months of the year. Here just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q4 performance by region.

just the Facts - Canada's Beer Market 5 Nov 2013

A new report - From Farm to Glass: The Value of Beer - published today (5 November) reveals some key facts and figures on Canada's beer market. Here's we present highlights from the report, which was commissioned by Beer Canada, and published by the Conference Board of Canada:

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Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada 17 Oct 2018

Canada has today (17 October) become the second country in the world to legalise the recreational use of cannabis.

Diageo executive resurfaces with cannabis company Trait Biosciences 4 Oct 2018

Former senior Diageo executive Peter McDonough has joined the board of Trait Biosciences, a Toronto-based bio-technology company operating in the nascent cannabis industry.

The Coca-Cola Co rounds off North America refranchising with Canada bottler sale 1 Oct 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has closed out the divestment of its Canadian bottling and distribution division, with Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada moving to the recently-formed Coca-Cola Canada Bottling joint venture.

Strong Q2 brings top line to parity for Brick Brewing Co - results 11 Sep 2018

A good summer in Canada has helped pull up Brick Brewing Co in its fiscal first half, although performance in the second quarter failed to make up for a tough start to the year for the craft brewer.

Pernod Ricard toasts Canadian consumers with JP Wiser's whisky push 11 Sep 2018

Pernod Ricard has launched a nation-wide marketing activation for the Canadian whisky brand JP Wiser's in its home market.

Breakthru Beverage Group joins cannabis distribution market 10 Sep 2018

One of North America's biggest alcohol distributors, Breakthru Beverage Group, is to open up a Canadian unit focussed solely on cannabis.

Templeton Rye Spirits targets Canada with distribution agreements 5 Sep 2018

Templeton Rye Spirits has raised its attention on the Canadian spirits market through the signing of four regional distribution deals in the country.

Canada's wine row with Australia rumbles on as disputes panel demand goes unheard 31 Aug 2018

Canada is resisting attempts by Australia to set up a WTO disputes panel in the countries' row over perceived wine trading restrictions n the North American country.

Diageo linked to Canadian cannabis move 24 Aug 2018

Diageo has declined to comment on a report linking the drinks giant with a pending entry into the cannabis market in Canada.

Molson Coors joins Canada cannabis race with The Hydropothecary Corporation JV 2 Aug 2018

Molson Coors has become the latest company to line up entry into the cannabis beverages market in Canada. 

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Molson Coors' Beer Fridge - the gift that keeps on giving 2 Jul 2014

I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.

Molson Coors' Sochi beer fridge: an idea with legs 12 Feb 2014

It must be high-fives all round among the marketing team at Molson Coors’ Canada unit.