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Is beer more expensive in your province?

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Over the past year there’s been a major uproar over beer prices in the country and particularly the price differences between Ontario and Quebec. So we decided to go country-wide and see really where the cheapest beer comes from. Pricing a 12 pack of 341 ml bottles of Molson Canadian ensured a fair comparison.

Here are the results, from highest to lowest.

Nunavut (Iqualuit Liquor warehouse)

12 bottles = $34.32

Northwest Territories (Yellowknife Liquor Store)

12 bottles = $28.65

Saskatchewan (Sask Liquor)

12 bottles = $24.99

Newfoundland (Newfoundland Liquor)

12 bottles = $23.99

Yukon (Yukon Liquor Corporation

12 bottles = $23.95

PEI (PEI Liquor Control Commission)

12 bottles = $23.95

Nova Scotia (Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation)

12 bottles = $23.49

Alberta (Wine and Beyond)

12 bottles = $23.49

New Brunswick (NB Liquor)

12 bottles = $22.99

British Columbia (BC Liquor Stores)

12 bottles = $22.99

Ontario (The Beer Store)

12 bottles =  $21.25

Manitoba (Manitoba Liquor Marts)

12 bottles = 20.13

Quebec (IGA)

12 bottles = $14.99