Supreme Court of Canada to hear New Brunswick man’s cross-border beer case

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Five years after a New Brunswick man fought for the right to buy cheaper beer in Quebec and bring it back across the border, his case will be argued Wednesday before the country’s highest court with potentially far-reaching implications for interprovincial trade, the economy and consumer choice.

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear from New Brunswick prosecutors, who are appealing Gerard Comeau’s acquittal on exceeding the province’s personal importation limits for alcohol, as well as his lawyers and lawyers representing the federal government, eight provinces and two territories during the two-day hearing in Ottawa.

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