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Posted on June 6, 2016 by Kendra

Matt Weed is Steam Whistle’s Special Events Manager. He’s our Mr May, the creator of our brewery’s UNSIGNED Music Series, and Co- Founder of Fake Art Records . He’s a beer lover & world traveler with Glastonbury Contemporary Arts Festival, Coachella, Tokyo’s Suntory Brewery and Munich’s Oktoberfest among some of his memorable adventures.  Born and raised in Toronto, Matt is a graduate of Trent University’s Anthropology and History program, during which time, he spent a summer on an archaeological dig in Belize. His days are currently spent in Little Portugal, Toronto as a music lover, Husband, a Father and all around great guy.   […]

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Posted on June 1, 2016 by Kendra

This OCB Week, visitors to our brewery can now taste a complimentary sample of Mr. Canoehead Hoppy Red Ale from Sleeping Giant Brewing. We sat down with Matt Pearson, General Manager & Owner at Sleeping Giant Brewing in Thunder Bay to learn a little more about our friends from the North… Tell us about Sleeping Giant Brewing: What inspired the name and what does the brewery stand for? Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. is named after the Provincial Park that sits in Lake Superior protecting the bay.  The rock formation looks like a sleeping giant, and can be seen from all […]

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Posted on May 17, 2016 by Kendra

With a current spotlight being shone on ownership within the craft brewing industry, we wanted to share some of our brewery’s unique Human Resource practices – employee share ownership & profit sharing among them – and the winning corporate culture which have been the hallmark of Steam Whistle Brewing. Greg and Cam have made it their life’s mission to create a workplace that employees look forward to coming to each day. At the centre of their business philosophy is the belief that “without happiness you cannot have passion, and without passion, you can’t make great beer”. And so, through deliberate […]

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