No to Drugs for Licensees

The Regulations under the Liquor Licence Act state that a liquor licence holder may not permit a person to “have, use, distribute or sell controlled substances in his or her establishment.” The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act regulates certain dangerous drugs and narcotics (now known as “controlled substances”) such as cocaine and marijuana, among others.

CNE Desserts Worth Scrapping the Diet

Every year, Toronto’s end of summer party, most commonly referred to as the CNE, 
makes headlines for the interesting foods they offer. “What is the most outrageous 
thing you ate this year?” Will be the conversation starter in many offices, schools, 
homes and playgrounds.  Although the Ex will offer a variety of treats, we at BBN want 

Become a BBQ Expert


Summer is here, and grills and grill masters across the country are getting fired up! BBN wanted to share some safety tips and practices you should keep in mind while grilling. Here are five important tips for a an awesome kick off to BBQ season.


Best Bar None Awards Ceremony Recap

A picture of all our Toronto winners!

Last week, Best Bar None (BBN), an industry-led international accreditation and awards program for liquor licensees, announced the winners of the best Toronto and Ottawa bars, clubs, and restaurants.  These establishments are noted for meeting high standards and serve liquor responsibly in order to reduce the potential for alcohol-related issues.


Think Safe, Drink Safe


With summer weather finally upon us, it’s a great time to call up some old friends and head out for a night of entertainment. Toronto and Ottawa are well-known around the world for hosting one-of-a-kind live  Rock, Jazz, Indie, Blues, RnB, and Folk music events. Or, if music isn’t your thing, there are plenty of comedy shows, patios and fine dining restaurants to experience.