2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 11 great all-Canadian gifts

Dec 22 2017, 8:06 am

It’s easy to feel patriotic, but it can be difficult to do something about that feeling. One easy way? Support local — and by local, we mean the entirety of Canada. That’s local, right?

This is the time of year when we give and receive, and why not take your gifts from some of the country’s finest establishments?

If you’re looking for some last minute gifts to get, here’s a list that’ll surely help you out. There’s something for everyone, and they’re all here from the great white north.

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For the sweet tooth

Smart Sweets

SmartSweets: They’re easy, low sugar, and more fun than one might think from a bit of healthy candy.

Price: $23.94 to $47.88

Baker’s Krate

For the sweet tooth on your list, gift a box of hand-crafted, Canadian-made desserts, delivered monthly with this subscription service, based out of Guelph, Ontario.

Price: Subscriptions starting at $19.99/month

For women


Do you wear white on your period? #dontletperiodscrampyourstyle

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Ellebox is changing the game with their monthly subscription to their great service, providing women with the best quality tampons one can find. Check out more here.

Price: $10/month

For the kitchen

PADERNO Signature Frying Pan

No more forfeiting a good meal so you don’t have to buy a better pan. If there’s any time to upgrade, it’s the holidays, and it’s to PADERNO.

Price: $239.99+ (on sale right now for $69.99)

For whisky connoisseurs

J.P. Wiser’s Triple Barrel Rye Canadian Whisky

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During these Canadian winters, you want to stay warm, and you want to do it drinking something nice. Why not take a night, sit by the fireside, and share this with your friends and family?

Price: $31.95

For fun and random collectables

Main and Local

With a slogan like “Main and Local: Souvenirs that don’t suck!” they shouldn’t have to work any harder to draw you in. At least not a latt’eh.

Price: Vary item to item

For the cold

Woods jackets

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Exploration and facing the cold just got a whole later easier with Woods’ new line of fine, fine jackets.

Price: $449.99+

For the Caesar lover

Walter’s Caesar Mix

Be that person at a party and break out the Caesars. It takes confidence, and if you buy this, you’ll have it in spades.

Price: $8.95+

For the chocolate lovers


No explanation necessary.

Price: $15+ for the good stuff

For the caffeine addict

Phil & Sebastian

If you’re not a caffeine addict, you know one, so this should be a tick in the old “Yes” column for pretty much all of you. Mark it down.

Price: $19.00+

For the beer lover

Canadian Craft Club

Canada Craft Club is the largest monthly beer club in Canada. This recurring gift offers patrons monthly packages of craft beers in groups of four or six.

Price: Subscriptions start at $69.99

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