Distilleries

Vernon’s Tyler Dyck, CEO of Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery and president of the Craft Distillers Guild of B.C., has announced a petition campaign to help local craft distilleries getting the excise tax reduced to a comparable level with craft breweries. (Morning Star - file photo)

Okanagan distilleries seek par on excise tax

Lift Canadian Spirits is a petition campaign aimed at reducing the excise tax so distilleries can be comparable with craft breweries

 

Okanagan Spirits Distilleries in Vernon and Kelowna provided 999 hot meals to missions in the two cities for the less fortunate, courtesy of Holiday Hot Meals campaign. (OK Spirits photo)

Okanagan distillery brews up hot meals for the needy

Okanagan Spirits’ Holiday Hot Meals campaign yields 999 meals for missions in Vernon, Kelowna

 

Tyler Dyck, CEO of Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery and president of the Craft Distillers Guild of B.C. Dec. 16, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Okanagan distillery pressures feds for tax reduction for Canadian distillers

Head of BC distillers guild pens two letters to federal ministers calling for support for spirits industry

 

Tyler Dyck is CEO of Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery and president of the Craft Distillers Guild of B.C. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

B.C. distilleries still waiting on government support after supplying hand sanitizer

News of overseas sanitizer contracts have left many distillers disgruntled; some struggling financially

Tyler Dyck is CEO of Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery and president of the Craft Distillers Guild of B.C. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery began making its own hand sanitizer in March 2020, with its first priority to supply organizations that work directly with local populations most at risk. (Facebook)

‘It’s obscene’: Okanagan Spirits irked after government turns back on Canadian distilleries

Okanagan Spirits donated half a million worth of sanitizer; Ottawa awards offshore company $375M contract

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery began making its own hand sanitizer in March 2020, with its first priority to supply organizations that work directly with local populations most at risk. (Facebook)