Small but mighty, our Canalside team comes from diverse backgrounds and shares one common goal: to deliver the highest quality craft soda experience. Get to know a little more about each member below, including their preferred Canalside craft soda.
The Faces Behind The Soda
Chief Soda Officer
Sean brings the skills he learned in his past life in community and business to his passion project of Canalside Soda. As our fearless leader he seems to be everywhere at once and is always ready to talk about the benefits of communities working together to promote local products.
Favourite soda: That’s like asking which child is your favourite.
With 15 years of experience in the Toronto restaurant industry, two of them as a head chef at a brewery, Fraser brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. If you’ve enjoyed our soda flavours and meals at the Soda Shack, you have him to thank.
Favourite soda: Vanilla Bean
Coming from the brewing industry with an education in Biotechnology, Bruce is now working hard to make the best craft sodas possible. You’ll find him in the production building perfecting recipes and coming up with fun new flavours.
Favourite soda: Ginger Beer
When Derek likes a soda, we know our fun, fizzy drinks will be approved by the rest of our fans. He specializes in finding unique flavours for our recipes and knowing how to incorporate the natural ingredients found on the farm into our sodas.
Favourite soda: Natural Root Beer
After ten years of working in communications and fundraising roles, Kaley is now keeping us organized behind the scenes. She’s also the voice on the phone or on the other side of the screen as she fields your calls and shares what we’re up to on social media.
Favourite soda: Mint Lime