On February 9, 2009 Steam Whistle Brewing was honoured at a Gala awarding Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for 2008. Steam Whistle's business success was celebrated but the award looks deeper. Steam Whistle's Corporate Social Responsibility track record as a good employer, a community supporter and being a green manufacturer were also commended. To learn more about this award, visit www.canadas50best.com
On October 16, 2008 Cam Heaps and Greg Taylor were honoured as winners in the Consumer Category for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Cam and Greg gave heartfelt speeches thanking their family, our customers and our many dedicated staff, all of whom contributed to the company's success.
Steam Whistle Brewing was proud to recapture the hearts of the beer drinking public in this year's GOLDEN TAP AWARDS where we were voted BEST BEER BREWED IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA 2008. To learn more about this award, click here.
In July 2008, Cam Heaps and Greg Taylor were co-awarded the Campbell Foodservice Award, one in the Cambridge Awards of Excellence Series, presented annually to persons of distinction in recognition of outstanding service to the community, who are judged to best exemplify the spirit of Cambridge professionalism.
In April 2008, Steam Whistle takes home the Favourite Domestic Lager Award at the Edmonton International Beerfest. Brad Goddard, Regional Manager for Alberta (pictured left) shared the booth with Mike Garth, Sales Rep for Alberta, and Ontario imports Chris Goddard, Steam Whistle's Marketing Manager, and Meghan Meshau Marketing Coordinator.
In April 2008, Steam Whistle Pilsner takes the highest award presented in the Lager Category at the annual Toronto Wine & Cheese Show.
In January 2008, Cam Heaps and Greg Taylor were invited to the Gold Awards Dinner of the Ontario Hostelry Institute as Fellows of the Institute. This award was bestowed upon the two founders of Steam Whistle Brewing for their contributions to the culinary, beverage, hospitality and tourism industry, along with their personal and industry achievements, and their unwavering dedication to professional education for this industry.