Calgary businesses continue commitment to a safer night out

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Calgary businesses continue commitment to a safer night out

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Celebrating nine years of Best Bar None Calgary, 60 local hospitality establishments gained accreditation for their continued efforts to demonstrate responsible liquor service and patron safety.

Celebrating nine years of Best Bar None Calgary, 60 local hospitality establishments gained accreditation for their continued efforts to demonstrate responsible liquor service and patron safety.

“With COVID-19 impacting many businesses the past two years, Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) is extremely proud of the ongoing collaboration between industry and the Calgary community to promote responsible liquor consumption. Congratulations to this year’s accredited businesses and award winners for their efforts to raise the bar on customer service and safety.”

Kandice Machado, CEO

AGLC

From this group, nine businesses won awards in the following categories:

Bar/Lounge: Greta Bar

Hotel Bar: Peanuts Pub – Carriage House Inn

Pub: The Blues Can

Large Pub: Hudsons Canada’s Pub - Shawnessy

Casino: Century Downs Racetrack and Casino

Restaurant and Bar: National on 8th

Brewery and Distillery: Village Brewery

Campus Bar: The Den and Black Lounge – University of Calgary

Nightclub/Live Music Scene: Palomino Smokehouse

 

The general public were encouraged to have their say and vote for their favourite accredited business between June 7 – 17, as part of the Best Bar None People’s Choice Awards:

Bar/Lounge: Greta Bar

Hotel Bar: Peanuts Pub – Carriage House Inn

Pub: Bottlescrew Bill’s Pub

Large Pub: Hudsons Canada’s Pub - Downtown

Casino: Cowboys Casino

Restaurant and Bar: Anejo Mexican Restaurant – 4th Street

Brewery and Distillery: Village Brewery

Campus Bar: The Den and Black Lounge – University of Calgary

Nightclub/Live Music Scene: Twisted Element

 

Already operating in more than 160 accredited establishments in Edmonton, Calgary, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge and Banff, the BBN program aims to reduce alcohol-related harms by:

  • encouraging businesses to adopt best practices related to customer safety and responsible service of alcohol;

  • giving businesses the tools to be better prepared for any violent incidents; and

  • building positive relationships between industry, enforcement agencies, governments and community. 

Best Bar None Calgary is a partnership between AGLC, the City of Calgary, Calgary Police Service and the Calgary Fire Department, with support from the Alberta Safer Bars Council. For more information on Best Bar None, visit bestbarnone.ca.

Related Information 

BestBarNone.ca

Accredited Calgary businesses

Accreditation Q&A

Best Bar Finder

DrinkSense

 

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587-596-5351