News & Updates
On Saturday, June 6, 2020, thousands of people gathered in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in Victoria Park and the weekend’s rally has taught us that we need to continue to take action.
Budweiser Gardens and Spectra have a responsibility to the diverse communities in which we live and work. To champion social justice, equality and meaningful change. To call out and condemn racism, hatred and violence. We must redirect the roar of the crowd to now demand real, systemic change. We stand with our colleagues, partners and neighbours as we make our voices heard and challenge injustice.
We've compiled some resources to help amplify forces for change in our community and within Canada, from donating to educational tools and more.
In response to slowing the spread of COVID-19, many businesses have been forced to close their doors. One of the earliest impacted sectors was the entertainment industry. With the closure of music venues, theatres, bars and pubs, live music events came to a rapid halt in an effort to 'flatten the curve'. The result has left many musicians and industry workers without an income. We all cherish the creators and the value they bring to our communities both socially and economically. Below are a couple suggestions on how you as an individual can continue to support the musicians and those who work in the music and entertainment industry.
span style="background:white">Due to the event postponements this past weekend, on Friday, March 13th at 2:00 pm Spectra Food Services at Budweiser Gardens donated roughly $1,000 of produce to My Sisters Place. The produce donated would have been used for the games that were scheduled to take place this past weekend.
As someone who grew up seeing commercials for Riverdance on their television screen, I had a vague idea about the Grammy-winning show but I truly had no idea what to expect when I walked into Budweiser Gardens to attend opening night. A quick ‘too long, didn’t read’ summary for you: My mind was blown.