Multistripe Top-Handle Travel Mug,
It’s hard to go wrong with the iconic HBC stripes. This travel-friendly mug is made of stainless steel with bamboo accenting and a handled lid. It makes a chic and practical accessory for cottage season.
Double Double Ice Cream,
Tim Hortons first introduced their ice cream line last year, and 2023 brings four new flavours to grocery store freezers: Boston Cream, Maple Crunch, Campfire S’mores and Double Double. They’re all good, but the DD is probably the most classically Canadian flavour.
Province of Canada
This ‘Sorry’ candle from Province of Canada is meant to evoke feelings of classic Canadian contrition, with the help of soft vetiver, oakmoss and rosewood scents. The all-natural soy wax candle is hand-poured in a white glass jar with gold etchings, and the finished product boasts a 60-hour burn time and a 15-foot scent throw.
1974 Logo Acrylic Tumbler,
In case you didn’t know, the CBC has their own Zazzle storefront, where you can pick up neat licenced merch to show your support for the country’s public broadcaster. This tumbler sports the 1974 logo and has comes in different colour options for the top piece and straw.
Display your love for the ultimate Canadian dessert with this roomy tote bag from BeaverTails. The bag is made of a heavy cotton canvas with webbed handles and a wide loop for swinging over your shoulder. It also has a cheerful and summery campfire illustration.
Duo Prestige Box,
You can’t have the ultimate Canadian spread without some maple syrup on the table. Nos Cabanes makes syrups using saps from different locations around Quebec, and this discovery box comes with two (random) ones in a rustic wooden carrying crate.
Krafty Kravings Limited Edition Print,
Who wants mac and cheese when you can have Kraft Dinner? This limited edition print by Toronto artist Michelle Vella features a pop-art-style rendering of the classic blue KD box that Canadians know and love.
Acrylic Hockey Drink Stirrers,
This set of drink swizzle sticks comes with all the essentials: a white hockey stick, a black puck, a grey ice skate and even a red ice resurfacer. They’re acrylic, safe to use in hot or cold drinks and available to buy in different quantities.
Caesar Country: Cocktails, Clams & Canada,
Aaron Harowitz and Zack Silverman
Aaron Harowitz and Zack Silverman’s Caesar Country came out last summer to widespread critical acclaim (try out three recipes from the book, including Ryan Reynolds’ own “Crescent Caesar” recipe here). The book was recently shortlisted for a 2023 Taste Canada Award in the Single-Subject Cookbooks category, which will be announced in October.
Milk Bag Opener,
Every Canadian knows the annoyance of cutting the corner of the milk bag too wide. The Snippit was designed to eliminate it, and if it’s not a staple of your household already, it should be. Even if you buy your milk in cartons, it’s a useful tool – use it to plastic packaging for things like cheese and bacon, or tough string.
Lighthouse Shaped Salt & Pepper Mill 9″ Red,
The Drake General Store curates a Canadiana section that regularly rotates with new merch that people in all provinces will appreciate. This little lighthouse salt and pepper grinder has strong East Coast vibes, but will come in handy anywhere.