Category: Diversity

Brave Noise: Building a Discrimination-Free Beer Industry

Beer has long been declared the “every man’s drink” — without pretension, suitable for all, and easy-going. But what happens when someone other than a straight-presenting, cisgender man walks into the beer world? What does the industry look like to someone from a marginalized community? What are their experiences? And is the industry discrimination-free? This … Continued

Four must-try Pride Month Beers from BC Craft Breweries

Pride Month beers across the province are raising funds to support Pride-related causes. This includes an extra special collaboration among six breweries in Comox Valley and Campbell River. You can’t spell community without “C.” This collaboration includes the communities of Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland and Campbell River. “Since breweries are businesses that are community gathering spaces … Continued

KPU Student Wins Nancy More Brewing Award

Emily Comeau, a second year student in the Brewing and Brewery Operations program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has been awarded the first annual Nancy More Award. “It’s really exciting and an honour to receive this award in Nancy More’s name; she’s a trailblazer, a brewing icon, and an amazing person,” said Comeau. “I was drawn … Continued

International Women’s Day Collaboration Brews Around BC

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), held every year on March 8th, women of the brewing world usually get together for a special collaboration brew day. Often organized by chapters of the Pink Boots Society®, an organization created to “assist, inspire, and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education,” these brew … Continued

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