OTTAWA — On October 6, 2021, Canada Beer Day will kick off with coast-to-coast celebrations at local breweries, pubs and restaurants.
“Beer brings Canadians together, and it’s been a part of our country’s culture and communities for generations. The last 16 months have been a challenging time for Canadians and businesses, specifically those in hospitality, making beer’s role in bringing friends and family together more important than ever,” says Dana Miller, director, Communications and Engagement for Beer Canada.
Canadian brewers directly employ more than 19,000 Canadians and approximately 149,000 jobs across Canada’s hospitality, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing sectors are supported by the production and sale of beer. Beer sales contribute $13.6 billion to Canada’s GDP annually.
“Whether in a small or larger group this year, we hope that Canadians will join us in support of our brewers, restauranteurs, barley farmers and all those connected to beer by raising a glass of your favourite Canadian-made beer on October 6,” says, Miller.