Katie Fielding quit drinking alcohol after suffering bad seizure in March 2020. Throughout the following summer, what Fielding, who has epilepsy, missed about drinking wasn’t the taste or the buzz but the feeling of community it inspired. So she and her sister, Andrea Grand, decided to do something about it, developing Barbet, the buoyant, idiosyncratic seltzer brand taking Toronto and its hippest establishments by storm.
Geoff Dillon, founder of Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers in Beamsville, Ontario, is always thinking 10 steps, or years, ahead. When he founded the brand in a former truck depot in 2012, he was already dreaming of making “rye whisky in Canada, not Canadian rye whisky.”
With Scandinavian countries like Sweden and Norway leading the way, and the pandemic further expediting its departure, hard cash is becoming a currency of the past. It’s now easier to pay for travel with cryptocurrencies, and hotels are jumping on the bandwagon.
Pocketed is a female-founded Canadian business that helps business owners access freely available funding. By aiding businesses with applications for tax credits and grants, Pocketed makes scalability less strenuous.
GameStop stock’s meteoric rise (up 2,500 per cent in two weeks) has become an example of everything wrong (or right) with the economy.
It’s tough to be a conscious consumer. Still, people are increasingly striving to reduce their impact on the planet, wielding their purchasing power to support socially responsible, eco-friendly brands.
What if you were told that a Canadian business was leading the charge in smart battery technology capable of powering entire refugee camps or remote villages?
Support for businesses has been a crucial step in keeping Canada’s populations afloat.
Wheels Up isn’t the only company offering private aviation. But they do business differently, functioning more like a private club than an ownership group.