A beer company that is close to my heart, the Boston Beer company has made the local news. Their 'Utopia' beer is rare enough in Canada that the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) is having a beer lottery to be allowed to purchase one of 70 bottles of Utopia beer.
Read more here: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2010/12/22/lcbo-sam-adams-beer.html?ref=rss
Whenever I travel to the US, I only drink Samual Adams beer. It's the closest thing I can find to a good Canadian beer. If you don't agree, come on up to visit me in Canada and I'll prove it to you.