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Updated: 7th January 2019 05:01

Dinning new chairman of retail liquor chain

The man who helped privatize Alberta's liquor stores is going to become chairman of one of the largest liquor retail chains in the province.

The man who helped privatize Alberta's liquor stores is going to become chairman of one of the largest liquor retail chains in the province.

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. says it has designated Jim Dinning as its new non-executive chairman of its board.

Jim Dinning, seen in 2006, was announced Wednesday as the non-executive chairman of retail chain Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. ((Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press))Dinning was Alberta's finance minister in 1993 when former premier Ralph Klein's government privatized the province's liquor stores.

Through a subsidiary, Liquor Stores N.A. operates 236 retail liquor stores in North America, including 172 in Alberta.

In a news release the corporation says Dinning will assume the job on May 19.

Dinning ran unsuccessfully for the Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership in 2006 to replace Klein, losing to Ed Stelmach.

 

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