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Posted on May 6, 2016 by Kendra

The Wildfires in Fort McMurray have been devastating the town since May 3rd. Destroying over 1,600 homes and buildings in its wake while displacing over 88,000 evacuees. This disaster affects all of us as Canadians. You can help by donating to our Fort Fort McMurray Fundraiser. 100% of the proceeds will be going to the Red Cross, Alberta Fires Appeal to raise donations for those affected by the fires. For every $10 donation you will be given 1 entry to win a Steam Whistle Backyard party for 25 friends. Enter as many times as you like to increase your odds […]

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Posted on May 3, 2016 by Kendra

In June of 2007, Steam Whistle Brewing began painting our signature green colour on the tank portion of the tower outside our doors, but the process began many months previous. Before painting, we had to first get the blessing of various City of Toronto departments:  Real Estate, Culture and the City’s Heritage Architect. We then paid for the tower’s complete restoration which included sandblast cleaning and then repainting the supports and a base coat on the tower itself.  Traditionally water towers were the signage for manufacturing facilities and for towns alike. Our design simply includes our company colour in the […]

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Posted on May 3, 2016 by Kendra

Brewery Co-founder Greg’s love of cars has been a life-long passion, so when Greg received an email from fan, Rob Taylor, with a hand drawing of one of our vintage vehicles, he gave Rob an invitation to complete the set. Over the years as we added new cars into the fleet, we’d call on Rob to update the series. His drawings are now framed and hung on the tour route above the bottle filler and brought to life in a series of baseball-style cards. Rob would surprise us from time to time with other illustrations, including one of the brewery’s […]

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