Shopping at the NSLC

With the diversity of shopping experiences and assortments we offer, our goal is to help you know what to expect when you visit us by introducing new store banners. Our aim is to have the right store in the right place to meet your needs and expectations.  These are the different store banners:
The Port by the NSLC

The Port by the NSLC

A premium shopping experience located in downtown Halifax, The PORT provides a unique selection of Refreshment, Spirit and Wine products to explore.  Discover a range of educational events in our Experience room or drop by to meet our Product Specialists who can help you discover rare finds and new favourites.

NSLC Signature

NSLC Signature

Showcasing everything the NSLC has to offer, this experience will include the full product assortment. Highlights include premium wines and spirits in The PORT section, New releases and Local product displays and Buyers' Picks - unique selections from our buying team.  A Product Specialist will also be on-hand in these stores to help you discover a new favourite. These stores will also include Cannabis as a new category, as a store-in-store experience. 

NSLC Beer, Wine, Spirits

NSLC Beer, Wine, Spirits

Our standard Beer, Wine, Spirits stores are what our customers are most familiar with. These stores have a robust assortment of products across all categories.

NSLC Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cannabis – Coming Soon

NSLC Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cannabis – Coming Soon

Certain Beer, Wine, Spirits stores will be updated to include the Cannabis category offering.

NSLC Select

NSLC Select

These stores will have more than 500 top-selling products. There will also be flexibility in the assortment by store so Store Managers can feature local favourites. Similar to the Express stores, wine will be shelved by Discovery Guide Taste profiles to help you find the products you are looking for. 

NSLC Express

NSLC Express

These are your neighbourhood stores – designed especially for convenience. These stores offer a limited selection of our top-selling 300 brands and complement our nearby, full-size stores. You will find wine on the perimeter of the store by Discovery Guide Taste profile, white wine is chilled and there is a reach-in cooler at the back of the store for beer and ready-to-drink products.

NSLC Cannabis – Coming Soon

NSLC Cannabis – Coming Soon

Located in downtown Halifax, this stand-alone Cannabis location will offer a broader selection of products than those available in the Signature stores or the selected Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cannabis locations. This store will also be able to uniquely support product discovery through scent stations.

See how we're improving our shopping experience.
See how we're improving our shopping experience.

NSLC employee helping customer shop The Port online

Shopping online and shipping

Spending over $75? Shipping is free!

Every online order is handpicked just for you. Once your order is ready, you can pick it up at the NSLC store you selected during checkout. You can expect your order to arrive in three business days. If there are any issues processing your order, a team member will reach out to you directly. When your order is ready for pick up, a team member will give you a call.

Free shipping is provided on all purchases over $75. However, orders under $75 have a $20 shipping fee unless they are picked up in person at The Port on Clyde Street

If the product you are looking for isn’t available online, we’ll check our available inventory and try to find it for you. If we find it, there are no minimum purchase requirements and we’ll ship it to your favourite NSLC store free of charge. Sale, clearance and limited time offers are excluded from this service. If you’re interested, please call the Shop the NSLC Order Desk today at (902) 450-5253 or toll free at 1-800-380-7449.

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Buy a Gift

Want to buy a single malt scotch for a special someone, or that perfect bottle of champagne to celebrate a special event? Stay home, and let us do the work!

Want to buy a single malt scotch for a special someone, or that perfect bottle of champagne to celebrate a special event? Stay home, and let us do the work!

You can order via phone from more than 6000 products including beer, wine & spirits from around the globe, as well as selections from our local producers. We’ll package and ship your selection for you.

Once you place your order, we will call you within 24 hours to confirm the price, including shipping, before we charge your credit card. We’ll ship it with care—your selection will be bubble wrapped and will include a card from you. Delivery takes approximately 3-5 working days and charges vary depending on weight. The only catch—you must be at least 19 years of age to place or receive a delivery from us. We are committed to responsible retailing so we will be checking for valid proof of age as part of our We ID Program.

For more information, or to select the gift of your choice, please call us in Halifax at (902) 450-5253 or toll free at 1-800-380-7449 and one of representatives will be pleased to assist!

For out of country callers, please use (902) 450-5253 to reach our Service Excellence team. Please note this is not a toll free number.

 
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Shop the NSLC

If the product you are looking for isn’t available at your favourite store, we’ll be happy to “Shop the NSLC” for you.

If the product you are looking for isn’t available at your favourite store, we’ll be happy to “Shop the NSLC” for you. We’ll check our entire inventory and try to find what you are looking for. There are no minimum quantities and we’ll ship it to your favourite NSLC store free of charge. Sale, clearance and limited time offers are excluded from this service. If you’re interested, please call the Shop the NSLC Order Desk today – (902) 450-5253 or toll free at 1-800-380-7449.