Author Archives for Tej Jordan Sandhu

& The Lights

June 13, 2017 12:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Unlike the decision to name our brewery “MERIT”, the symbol that would represent us was not so immediately apparent to us. How do you represent your values, goals, and mission, alongside recognizing the past, present, and future, in a single image? While the process itself wasn’t that interesting, (just a... View Article

May 11

May 11, 2017 8:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

May 11th. It’s the end and the beginning. The end of three years of planning. The beginning of everything we’ve been preparing for. So, what better way to end something than with an introduction, right? We’re a group of ambitious people that consider each other family. We’re lucky enough to... View Article

A Few More Seats At The Table

April 20, 2017 1:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As we get closer to opening our doors, we know that in order to make MERIT a great experience, we need to create a great place to work and to build a team of passionate, hardworking, and talented  people. We’re beyond excited to introduce the newest members of our team: welcome... View Article

What’s In A Name? A Lot

April 11, 2017 7:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The origin of the MERIT name is almost 100 years in the making and its story actually starts in Nanaimo, BC where Chanan and Charan Sandhu, my grandparents, started Merit Furniture. My grandfather, 96 now, still runs 5 stores on Vancouver Island and still goes into work 7 days a... View Article