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Craft Beer Industry Partners With Cox & Palmer

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In our efforts to continue to provide resources and services for craft breweries across Nova Scotia, CBANS has formalized a partnership with Atlantic Canada’s preeminent law firm, Cox & Palmer. All members of CBANS now have access to a combination of complimentary and reduced rate legal services from Cox & Palmer. Like any small business, […]

Bring Craft Beer Home This Holiday Season

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As we head into the Holiday Season of what has been one of the most challenging years for many of us, craft breweries across Nova Scotia are preparing to make sure several options are available for you to safely and easily give the gift of craft beer. Some tap rooms are subject to recent government […]

Tap Rooms Can Reopen June 5th

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The Government of Nova Scotia has announced that craft breweries that were forced to close tap rooms as part of the declared COVID 19 State of Emergency, are allowed to reopen on June 5th. While we are allowed to open on June 5th, we still have a lot of work to do to make sure […]

How You Can Support Our Local Craft Breweries

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NOTE: This appears in Halifax Magazine and is written and compiled by Kim Hart Macneill. You can find the original and updated article here.  In the past few days, we’ve seen everything change fast, including our local beer industry. First, organizers cancelled the Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival. Then growlers disappeared. On Sunday, tables moved […]

CBANS Moves to Cancel Craft Beer Festival

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The Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia announces today that the 2020 Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival scheduled for March 21st has been cancelled. The health and safety of the public and brewery employees, must be our top priority.  This decision was made after consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Nova […]



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