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Owners and General Managers responsible for buying liquor, products, and services for their private liquor stores, pubs, and bars across BC are mailed The Publican each quarter. These buyers are sourcing new and unique products and have decision-making authority. Secondary readership is by bartenders, servers, and liquor store staff who influence the buying decision.

Distribution in BC

By subscription and controlled circulation

  • Pubs, Bars, Lounges & Nightclubs - 1,860
  • All Independent Liquor Stores - 670
  • All Rural Agency Liquor Stores - 220
  • Suppliers and Industry Contacts - 200


  • Published quarterly
  • 2,950 copies per issue

Digital Circulation & Online Presence

The Publican is also emailed out each quarter and all ads have hyperlinks that can be directed to a specific landing page. The magazine is also posted on ABLE BC's website and EMC's site.

Extra Circulation

The Winter issue of The Publican is distributed to all delegates at the BC Liquor Conference.

Download The Publican 2018 Media Kit here.

"Our team at Liquor Planet and The Loghouse Pub look forward to every edition of The Publican. The Publican gives us the news on what's happening in our industry, what's trending and the latest on the liquor laws. It's by far the best magazine for our businesses. Thank you for all your help and support." - Ron & Diana Cheeke, Owner/Operators of Liquor Planet and The Loghouse Pub