One of the simplest facts of life is that Canadians love their beer. With annual sales exceeding $9 billion, beer is Canada’s most popular alcoholic drink. One of the most popular beers is Propeller IPA. It has taken the gold in three World Beer Championships because of the strong, smooth, caramel flavor. The bitterness is toned down and it is a top choice among beer stores all over Canada and this is where Eli Gershkovitch got his idea from.
Pump House Blueberry Ale has become popular in Canada because although it contains a blueberry flavor the taste of the beer has not been sacrificed. The aroma is reminiscent of blueberry muffins and the beer is known for being hoppy and light. There are bars throughout Canada who serve this popular beer and it is a specialty of Moncton’s Pump House restaurant.
The St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout has become a staple beer in Canada. It comes from the McAuslan Brewery located in Montreal, Quebec and is known for being dark and sweet without being too heavy. It is considered a winter beer although it is consumed throughout the year. This tasty drink is available in pubs on tap all over Canada.
The Steamworks Brew Pub was opened in 1995 by Eli Gershkovitch at a time when this type of operation was considered to be novel. His location in Gastown began with 184 seats and currently seats 754 (CalgaryHerald). Eli Gershkovitch additionally opened a shop at the Waterfront station with the successful Transcontinental restaurant which was eventually renovated and became the Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar. With the addition of the local events, Eli Gershkovitch sponsored he was instrumental in the transformation of an area that started out as a doggy tourist and transformed into hipster cool.
In addition to his beer empire, Eli Gershkovitch is also passionate about his classic car collection and his two planes. His focus is absolute, he is passionate when something catches his interest, and he always wants to be in the pilot’s seat. Eli Gershkovitch obtained his pilot’s license in 1993 and made good on his fascination with flying that stemmed from his youth. In 2009 he earned his wings when he flew his single-engine Cessna 182 from Vancouver to Europe then back again.
More about Eli Gershkovitch at https://about.me/eligershkovitch
The majority of people around the world know George Soros for the successful financial career he has built up over the last few decades, which began with the launch of the hedge fund that would eventually become the Soros Fund Management brand. Biography reports Soros had arrived in New York to began a career on Wall Street in 1957 after completing his studies at the London School of Economics, eventually launching his own hedge fund in 1973 after disregarding his original plan to remain in New York for only five years and build his own fortune. The business success of George Soros became headline news in 1992 when his decision to gamble on the devaluation of the British Pound led to the crash that would eventually become known as “Black Wednesday” on the British markets.
In the U.S. George Soros has used the economic freedom afforded him by his financial success to push forward a left leaning progressive agenda that sees him back a number of Democratic candidates and groups who reflect the views and opinions of the U.S. citizen. The Open Society Foundations explains the work of George Soros has included both the public and private lobbying of political figures who he feels can make a difference in the lives of millions of people around the world. George Soros has been a major supporter of Democratic candidates from across the U.S. who he feels can assist in developing a political move to the left of the political spectrum; Soros was a major supporter of the candidacy of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the first female President of the U.S. in 2016. Soros not only backed the campaign of Secretary Clinton in 2016, but also provided funding for groups battling to support the right of minority groups to vote in parts of the U.S. where voting rights have been threatened by conservative lawmakers. Read more about George at The New York Times.
Financial success has also allowed the development of the Open Society Foundations to move forward in a way that allows not for profit groups to create a better society for all to enjoy. George Soros has battled to create a better world by developing a series of programs that are designed to educate individuals about their human rights and allow groups access to the best in legal and educational assistance to ensure a full understanding of democracy is obtained. A progressive, liberal university in central Europe is one of the leading opportunities developed by George Soros for the good of people from across the planet; George Soros also fights to raise awareness of the plight of refugees and those who are struggling to live a successful life on the fringes of major societies, such as the U.S. Read this story at Politico.com about George Soros.