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Media contacts and press releases

Contact information

Linda Bouchard
Media Relations Officer
Telephone : 514 254-6000, ext. 5385
li.bouchard@saq.qc.ca

Yann Langlais-Plante
Media Relations Officer
Telephone : 514 254-6000, ext. 5795
yann.langlais-plante@saq.qc.ca

Press releases

As announced in May, the SAQ is adjusting some product prices to reflect higher freight charges

July 12, 2021

As stated in its May 18th news release, the SAQ will carry out an adjustment on the retail prices of 2,306 continuous replenishment and batch order products sold to consumers. The new prices will take effect on Sunday, July 18, 2021.

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The SAQ announces net income of $1.219 billion for fiscal 2020-2021

June 9, 2021

The SAQ ended its 2020-2021 fiscal year on March 27, 2021, with net income of $1.219 billion, down $6.4 million or 0.5% from the preceding fiscal year. Dollar sales rose 2.9% to $3.590 billion, while litre sales reached 222.3 million litres, a 2.2% increase.

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The SAQ limits price adjustments for its products

May 18, 2021

While consumer prices are rising sharply in some industries and the SAQ’s expenses are increasing as pressure from producers to hike prices is growing, the SAQ is negotiating doggedly to limit any price increases.

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5-year investment in the SAQ Chair for the Valorization of Glass in Materials

April 14, 2021

The SAQ Chair for the Valorization of Glass in Materials, held by Arezki Tagnit-Hamou, Professor in the Faculty of Engineering of the Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS), can continue to count on the enthusiasm and contribution of its partners in work on the use of glass powder as an additive for concrete. UdeS and its main partner for the past 16 years, the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ), have announced new funding of five years for the Chair in partnership with Hydro-Québec, the Ville de Montréal, the Ville de Sherbrooke, Éco Entreprises Québec, Prodexim International, Techo-Bloc, and the UdeS Foundation. The Chair will therefore be able to draw from funding of approximately $2.4 million from 2020 to 2024.

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SAQ raises more than $863,000 for the Food Banks of Quebec network

April 8, 2021

The SAQ’s first fundraising campaign of the year for the Food Banks of Quebec (FBQ) network was held from April 1 to 7 in its outlets and online via SAQ.com, with customers urged to purchase made-in-Quebec products and make a donation at checkout.

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Quebec products in the spotlight to benefit Food Banks of Quebec

March 30, 2021

For the 12th edition of its campaign in support of Food Banks of Quebec (FBQ), the SAQ is encouraging customers to show their solidarity during this difficult time due to the health crisis by buying local products. From April 1 to 7, 2021, the SAQ will donate one meal to the FBQ for each Quebec product it sells.

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Net income rises to $458.6 million in third quarter of fiscal 2020-2021

March 31, 2021

The SAQ today announced the results for the third quarter of its 2020-2021 fiscal year, which ended January 2, 2021. Compared with the third quarter of the preceding fiscal year, sales rose 3.9% to end the quarter at $1.267 billion. For their part, volume sales totalled 74.9 million litres, a 3.3% increase.

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The SAQ expands its Montreal distribution centre 

February 10, 2021

The Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) today announced that it will invest $48.5 million to expand its Montreal distribution centre. Construction of the 200,000 square foot expansion and installation of automated single order picking equipment will boost operational efficiency.

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