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Beyond the Brew: Facilitating Safe Events, Part 2

As we go into another year or events, we are encouraging festival organizers to take measures to ensure their events are safe for participating breweries and attendees. 

We sat down with LeBaron Meyers from #NotMe, an anonymous reporting app that allows real time reporting to gain insight on how services like theirs can be part of your event safety strategy. 

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Au-delà de la bière: ce qu’il faut attendre des festivals

Beer festival season is upon us! 

Festivals and events can be an excellent marketing opportunity, as well as a chance to come together with our communities and neighboring craft breweries…not to mention, a ton of fun! 

While there’s plenty of benefit to come from attending your local craft beer festival, large groups of people fueled by alcohol can be a recipe for unsafe environments. As we get back to in-person events, many breweries are recognizing the importance of expecting a safety strategy from event organizers. 

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Beyond the Brew: What to Expect from Festivals

Beer festival season is upon us! 

Festivals and events can be an excellent marketing opportunity, as well as a chance to come together with our communities and neighboring craft breweries…not to mention, a ton of fun! 

While there’s plenty of benefit to come from attending your local craft beer festival, large groups of people fueled by alcohol can be a recipe for unsafe environments. As we get back to in-person events, many breweries are recognizing the importance of expecting a safety strategy from event organizers. 

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Mois de la Fierté

Le mois de juin marque le début du Mois de la Fierté, qui est non seulement une période de célébration mais aussi un appel à plus d’unité, de visibilité et d’égalité pour la communauté LGBTQIA2S+. La fierté est une excellente occasion de montrer votre appui et votre soutien à la communauté LGBTQIA2S+, mais il est important que ces actions soient faites de manière à avoir un impact positif durable et qu’en tant que communauté des microbrasseries, nous évitions les notions qui sont performatives ou qui peuvent causer du tort.

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Pride Month at your Brewery: How to be an Effective Ally

June marks the start of Pride Month, which not only marks a time of celebrating but also a call for more unity, visibility and equality for the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Pride is a great opportunity to show your allyship and support for the LGBTQIA2S+ community, but it is important that these actions are done in such a way that there is long-lasting positive impact and that as a craft beer community we avoid notions that are performative or can cause harm. 

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Préparez-vous à la ruée estivale avec un journal de bord numérique

Au fur et à mesure que l’équipe de votre microbrasserie s’agrandit, vous aurez besoin de communiquer plus efficacement entre les équipes et les responsables. Le simple fait de laisser des post-it dans le bureau ou d’envoyer un SMS collectif ne suffira pas comme méthode efficace de tenue des dossiers alors que nous retrouvons nos niveaux d’activité prépandémiques. C’est pourquoi BarSight a créé un journal de bord numérique accessible et facile à mettre à jour par tous les superviseurs et responsables de votre microbrasserie.

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Inclusive Leadership: Gallagher Blog Post

Dean M Schroeder, Senior Practice Leader, Human Resources Consulting, Gallagher Canada Leadership  Many of us are put into leadership roles without having any training on how to actually lead. There can be  an emotional cost to leadership that can impact our mental health as well as the mental...

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Federal Government Advocacy Update

Since its inception in 2019 the CCBA has been lobbying the federal government, and specifically Finance Canada, to reduce the excise duty rates on beer. All other beverage alcohol sectors are doing the same.
This year the CCBA submitted a joint proposal to the House Standing Committee on Finance, in cooperation with the CCICB, a coalition of some of the country’s largest independent brewers. Our proposal recommended the following:

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Au-delà du brassage: la visibilité des personnes transgenres

English 31 mars : la visibilité des personnes transgenres Entrevue avec Bruce Comment les brasseries peuvent-elles être des alliées à l'occasion de la Journée de la visibilité des personnes transgenres, ainsi que pendant le reste de l'année?  Je suis sûr que certains endroits feront une...

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