Cam Heaps

Steam Whistle Brewing

Cam Heaps began working in the craft brewing industry at age 14, where he worked at the Upper Canada Brewing Company, a company founded by his father. In 1999 he co-founded Steam Whistle Brewing and has been a vocal, proactive advocate for the industry. The brewery has gone on to win many accolades including a 2012 Gold Medal at the Canadian Brewing Awards, and a four-time winner as one of "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies". Heaps himself has been recognized by his alma mater, Wilfrid Laurier University, to be among their distinguished group of 100 Alumni of Achievement and was a joint winner with his business partner as "Entrepreneurs of the Year Award" by Ernst and Young in their annual competition to recognize the outstanding business success of Canada's Entrepreneurs.