Lessons from Pandemic Drinking

The last six months have been an interesting and trying experience, to say the least. They have taught me a lot about myself, my family and my relationship to my home and work. Most importantly, they’ve taught me some crucial […]

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Bar business outlook brightens with hockey’s return

Vancouver’s hospitality sector will benefit from the return of Vancouver Canucks games at Rogers Arena following the provincial government’s approval of the National Hockey League’s plan for its 2021 season, but industry officials say that benefit will vary from subsector […]

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The “herstory” of beer

Ever since beer has been brewed, women have played an important role in brewing. Beer has long been thought of as a man’s drink. Growing up in the 1980s, I recall a Budweiser ad featuring three “Bud girls” lying on […]

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Craft Beer Market buys Victoria’s Canoe Brewpub

‌ Calgary-based Craft Beer ­Market is taking over operations at Canoe Brewpub on Victoria’s Upper Harbour. The company, which now has nine locations in B.C., Alberta and Ontario, acquired the operation from the Truffles Group and plans “significant renovations in […]

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