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ST. CATHARINES STANDARD FEATURE STORY: From farmers market to farmer during COVID-19

"Canalside Soda’s ‘Soda Guy’, Sean Polden is defying the odds against being a start-up during a pandemic, and with determination and perseverance, will continue to provide a great local craft soda, with even more yet to come." -Danni, Executive Coordinator, Canalside Soda Company                                       Click here to read the article.    

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Shutting down soda - Start ups being missed in COVID relief

CEBA, Commercial Rent Relief, Wage Subsidies are all benefits that my well-established competitors are taking advantage of. Not qualifying kicks us when we’re down because now, in addition to being impacted by COVID, we’re also at a competitive disadvantage because when our competitors receive a 75% wage subsidy and we don’t.

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The History of Soda

We all indulge in the carbonated drink and have a favourite kind we drink religiously, but what about the first swig of soda? And I mean first.  Let’s rewind to 1767.

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Apple Pie Whisky Smash

This year, the holidays may look a little different. No large family gatherings and no work holiday parties but that doesn't mean we can't have some fun. This year, we get to be our own bartenders at home.  Lucky for you we have some delicious holiday sodas perfect for festive cocktails. Our Apple Pie Soda is made with all Niagara Apples. It's like apple pie in a glass. With a special spice blend and the perfect amount of carbonation this soda is great for the season.  The Apple Pie Whisky Smash is one of the many cocktails you can make with this unique soda.  Ingredients:  200ml of Apple Pie Soda 1oz of Whisky 2 Dashes of Dillon's Lemon Bitters Garnish with dried...

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