COVID-19 relaxation for retail sale and service of liquor extended in BCSeptember 23, 2020
Temporary Extended Service Area (TESA) authorizations, which have allowed food-primary, liquor-primary and manufacturer licensees, such as wineries, breweries and distilleries to set up expanded service areas such as patios, have been extended until October 31, 2021, subject to approval by local governments. New applications for TESA authorization will also be considered up until Oct. 31, 2021. An extension to the temporary authorization that allows food-primary and liquor-primary licensees to sell and deliver sealed, packaged liquor products alongside the purchase of a meal for off-site consumption has also been extended to March 31, 2021. More information here.