Individuals require a permit to order and ship liquor into Nunavut. It also provides licensed premises in Cambridge Bay, Rankin Inlet, and Iqaluit. Bulk orders from breweries are not permitted. The tight restrictions on liquor access have not prevented bootlegging and drinking problems in the territory.
Nunavut. As of 2019, six communities in Nunavut are dry. These are Arviat, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Kugaaruk, Pangnirtung, and Sanikiluaq. There are also 12 communities that operate the committee system.
Can you drink alcohol in Iqaluit?
However, it is permitted to bring, personally, quantities no greater than three litres of spirits or nine litres of wine or 26 litres of beer. Nunavummiut wishing to purchase liquor without an import permit can do so from either the Iqaluit Liquor Warehouse or the Rankin Inlet Liquor Warehouse.
Cost of Living in Iqaluit
|Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)||10.50C$|
|Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle)||12.00C$|
|Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle)||4.33C$|
Can you buy alcohol in Rankin?
A beer and wine store will change the availability of alcohol in Rankin Inlet, which can currently be purchased with a permit through the GN and from a retailer outside the territory. Residents in the Kivalliq community can also purchase alcohol through licensed clubs.
Is Iqaluit a dry town?
Peterson says cabinet is supporting the decision Iqaluit residents made last year, when 77 per cent of people voted in favour of opening the store in a plebiscite — and besides, the community is far from dry. “In Iqaluit, you have to realize, you have all the outlets that are selling alcohol products.
Which province has prohibition for the longest time?
Teetotalling by province
Prince Edward Island was the first to get on the wagon; its prohibition period lasted the longest—from 1901 to 1948.
Is Grise Fiord a dry community?
These two communities, along with Iqaluit, Taloyoak and Grise Fiord, are guided only by the general liquor laws of Nunavut with respect to buying alcohol. … Gjoa Haven remains one of Nunavut’s six dry communities—where alcohol is completely prohibited.
How do you order alcohol in Iqaluit?
For community liquor orders, please call the Rankin Inlet office at 867-645-8575 or 855-844-5488.