Posts in Industry News category

Landwash Brewery Co-Founder Jennifer Defreyne Passes Away

By CBN • October 24, 2019

MOUNT PEARL, NL – Landwash Brewery has announced that co-founder/owner Jennifer Defreyne has passed away at the age of 45 after a 15-month battle with brain cancer.
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West Coast Canning and Sessions Craft Canning Relaunching as Vessel Packaging Co.

By CBN • October 7, 2019

VANCOUVER, BC & TORONTO, ON – Sibling companies West Coast Canning in Vancouver and Sessions Craft Canning in Toronto have announced that both divisions will …

Tree Brewing Sued by Cask Brewing Systems Over Unpaid Bills

By CBN • August 6, 2019

KELOWNA, BC – Canning system manufacturer Cask Brewing Systems has launched a lawsuit against Fireweed Brewing – the parent company of Tree Brewing – over unpaid …

Fort Garry Brewing Recalls Select Products Due to Secondary Fermentation

By CBN • August 6, 2019

WINNIPEG, MB – Fort Garry Brewing has announced a voluntary recall for a number of its brands due to secondary fermentation that could cause the …

Muskoka Brewery Issues Legal Claim Against Molson Coors Canada Over Muskoka Chair T-Shirt

By CBN • June 27, 2019

BRACEBRIDGE, ON – Muskoka Brewery has announced that it has issued a Federal Court of Canada claim against Molson Coors Canada in which it is “seeking relief for …

John Sleeman Named to Order of Canada

By CBN • June 27, 2019

OTTAWA, ON – John Sleeman, founder of Sleeman Breweries, has been named by Governor General Julie Payette as one of 83 new appointments to the Order …

Canadian Craft Brewing Pioneer John Mitchell Passes Away

By CBN • June 17, 2019

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – One of the founding fathers of Canada’s craft brewing scene, John Mitchell, has passed away at the age of 89.
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Canadian Agricultural Partnership Investing in 20 Ontario Craft Brewery Projects

By CBN • June 11, 2019

TORONTO, ON – In the midst of the 2019 edition of Ontario Craft Beer Week, the Government of Ontario and Government of Canada have …

BC Hop Fest 2019 Cancelled Due to Permit Issues & Other Industry Challenges

By CBN • June 10, 2019

ABBOTSFORD, BC – BC Hop Company has announced that a popular annual beer festival held on its hop farm in Abbotsford will not be …

Corona Canada Commits to Plastic-Free Packaging by End of 2019

By CBN • June 7, 2019

TORONTO, ON – Corona Canada has announced in recognition of World Oceans Day on Saturday June 8th that it will be moving to plastic-free …