Cider Canada / Cidre Canada is born

On a cold day in March of 2021, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, 14 cider producers, supporters and industry staff came together to formalize a new national cider association called “Cider Canada / Cidre Canada”. The Interim Board which represents 7 provinces and agreed to early draft bylaws and a plan of action for a Fall, 2021 election.

Current Interim Board of Directors includes:

Name / NomCidery / CidrerieProvincePosition
Paul HadfieldSpinnakersBritish ColumbiaInterim Secretary
Annelise SimonsenCreek & Gully CiderBritish Columbia
Marcus WiebeDead Horse Cider Co.Manitoba
Joe MackayYip CiderNew Brunswick
Tony RickettDunhams RunNew Brunswick
Barry RookeN/AOntarioInterim Executive Director
Del RolloArterra/GrowersOntario
Derek CartlidgeThornbury Village Craft CiderOntarioInterim Treasurer
Jeannie DuboisN/AOntario
Ryan MonkmanFieldBird CiderOntarioInterim VP
Emily RitchieNorthwest Cider AssociationBritish Columbia
Rod WeatherbieRed Island CiderPEI
Marc-Antoine Arsenault-ChiassonFerme Cidricole ÉquinoxeQuébec
Broderick Alun Thomas (Brodie)Uncommon Cider Co.Alberta

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