Yukon Liquor Corporation stops selling Russian-produced products

In response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the Yukon Liquor Corporation will no longer buy or sell products made in Russia for the foreseeable future.

Effective immediately, Russian Standard will be removed from the Yukon Liquor Corporation’s six liquor stores and warehouse.

We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and strongly support the federal government’s efforts to sanction Russia. I have directed the Yukon Liquor Corporation to remove any Russian-made products from Liquor Store shelves in the Yukon.

Minister responsible for the Yukon Liquor Corporation Ranj Pillai

Quick facts 
  • The Yukon Liquor Corporation stocks one product produced in Russia.

  • Licensees make their own decisions about the availability of Russian-made products.

  • The stores can receive returns of Russian Standard from licensees or customers.

Media contact 

Renée Francoeur
Cabinet Communications

Amelie Quirke-Tomlins
Communications, Yukon Liquor Corporation

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