There's good, there's great, and there's best. Best Bar None is a voluntary program for nightlife venues, designed to keep staff and patrons safe while recognizing excellence in the industry. Working with other establishments, government bodies, and law enforcement, a Best Bar None accredited establishment has taken steps to make sure their business is held to the highest levels of safety and quality. Through rigorous assessment, accreditation and awards, Best Bar None helps make sure your favourite nightlife venues have you covered.

Edmonton City Council congratulates BBN winners, organizers

The Best Bar None (BBN) program was recognized by Edmonton's City Council on Tuesday, February 10.

Five of the category-winning Edmonton bars, along with some of the BBN trophies, proudly represented all 53 BBN-accredited clubs, pubs and lounges at City Hall. The winning bars and the program organizers were recognized and introduced by Councillor Scott McKeen at the introduction of the Council meeting as a Protocol Item.

Mayor Don Iveson also congratulated all the bars on behalf of Council, adding "thank you to this multi-disciplinary group of people and the work that you do to keep people safe when they are out having a good time."

Representatives from Schanks Sports Grill (Best Bar/Lounge), Sherlock Holmes Pub (Rice Howard Way) (Best Pub), O'Byrne's Irish Pub (Best Large Pub), The Gaming Centre at Northlands Park Racetrack and Casino (Best Casino) and The Lion's Head Pub at the Radisson Edmonton South (Best Hotel/Restaurant Lounge) were in attendance, along with program organizers from Responsible Hospitality Edmonton, the Edmonton Police Service and the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

Pictured: The BBN winners and organizers with Mayor Don Iveson and Councillor Scott McKeen at City Hall.

To see the video of the Council Protocol Item, click the link and watch the video on the top right corner - scroll to 1:39 minutes for the Best Bar None presentation.
Council FEB 10-2015

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February 17, 2015