Women’s Clothing: Monsexy ๐Ÿ

Name: Monsexy Inc,

Products: Women’s clothing, facemasks

Manufactured In: Toronto

Where to Buy: Company website]

Website:ย monsexycanada.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

The Monsexy line was created in 2019 by Maestro E. K. D. ย Rwizile (possibly an honorary title?), who immigrated to Canada from Rwanda in 2007. After starting by producing clothing in China, production moved to Toronto after the pandemic hit.

Not only is free shipping available across Canada, but free alterations can be arranged for those in the Toronto area.

 

Footwear/Jackets: Paul Brodie ๐Ÿ

Name:ย Paul Brodie

Products:ย Boots, shoes, outerwear, accessories, socks

Manufactured In:ย Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy:ย Company website, some online retailers

Website: paulbrodie.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

The Paul Brodie Collection is proudly designed and Made in Canada.

Paulโ€™s unique design signature creatively accents wool tartans and tweeds as well as limited editions of Native North American wool blankets. Materials, construction components and methods used in manufacturing are of the highest quality to provide years of functional utility and durability.

They have merino wool socks for $24 – come on, that’s fantastic. Get some.

Mattresses: Sleepenvie ๐Ÿ

Name:ย Sleepenvie

Products:ย Range of mattresses

Manufactured In:ย Toronto, Ontario (sleeper sofas are made overseas)

Where to buy:ย Company website

Website: Say Goodbye To Sleepless Nights With Sleepenvie!

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

The Sleepenvie line launched in 2016, in the early stages of the explosion of new Canadian mattress manufacturers. They offer 4 mattress lines attuned to the needs of different styles of sleep (there’s a helpful quiz to help direct you), a mattress topper, pillows and sleeper sofas (which do not appear to be made in Canada).

Sleepenvie offers a 100 night guarantee to ensure you’ve got the right mattress for you, and their products are very well rated.

The above link is an affiliate link.

Personal Care: Vitacore Industries ๐Ÿ

Name: Vitacore Industries

Products:ย N95 and N99 respirators, surgical masks, children’s masks

Manufactured In:ย Burnaby, BC

Where to buy:ย Company website, London Drugs, medical distributors

Website:ย vitacore.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Burnaby-based startup was the first certified Canadian manufacturer of N95 masks and in early 2021 became the first manufacturer of N99 certified masks. They also make surgical masks (ASTM 1, 2, 3) and children’s masks. With the capacity to make 4 millions masks per month, this company has stepped up in a big way to domestically solve PPE challenges.

Women’s/Men’s Clothing: Milo & Dexter ๐Ÿ

Name: Milo & Dexter

Products: Clothing for men and women

Manufactured In: Montreal, Quebec

Where to Buy: Online or at select boutiques

Website:ย miloanddexter.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

Milo & Dexter launched in the summer of 2020, and makes all their clothing in Canada. They source their fabrics from a Canadian firm.

They offer a variety of well-designed pieces, from t-shirts to suit jackets to rain coats. Their prices are quite reasonable for quality Canadian-made garments.

Laundry: Rank Activewear Detergent ๐Ÿ

Name: Rank Solutions

Products: Concentrated activewear laundry detergent

Manufactured In: Okotoks, Alberta

Where to Buy: retailers, Amazon and online

Website: rankclean.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

So let’s say that you went out and spent some money buying some nice activewear leggings from Yoga Culture or Recreative Apparel. You exercised and sweated in those beautiful leggings non-stop and now they stink. Well, don’t throw them out or banish them to the back of your closet – check out Rank activewear laundry detergent.

Rank is optimized for cleaning the synthetic fibers used to make activewear, separating the oils and bacteria from the fabric that create those smells. Rank also purports to restore the wicking properties of the fabric, extending the life of the clothing.

Bed Linens: bed ๐Ÿ

Name:ย bed

Products:ย Bed sheets, cushion covers

Manufactured In:ย Richmond, BC

Where to buy: 2932 Main Street, Vancouver or online

Website: bed-online.ca

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

bed makes sheets from a cotton fabric muslin, which is thicker and more textured than the typical cotton used to make sheets. They get softer and more luxurious with use and washing. The thicker fabric doesn’t retain heat or cold and is comfortable for use all year round.

It’s not clear where they source their fabric from, likely internationally, but their products are hand-sewn and dyed in BC.

Confectionery: Ross Chocolates ๐Ÿ

Name:ย Ross Chocolates

Products: Sugar-free chocolate

Manufactured In:ย Vancouver, BC

Where to buy: Online and retail stores

Website:ย rosschocolates.ca

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

Ross Chocolates was founded by a chocolatier who was diagnosed with diabetes, who set out to make the best sugar free chocolate on the market. Featuring a variety of innovative flavours such as lemon & coconut, milk chocolate with quinoa and sweetened by stevia or maltitol, Ross Chocolates have won a variety of awards for the quality of their product.

Here at MiC, Ross kindly sent us some sample bars and we were impressed, as sugar addicts, how good the bars tasted without sugar. They also offer a keto-friendly chocolate and donate part of the proceeds to diabetes research.

Mattresses: slmbr. ๐Ÿ

Name:ย slmbr.

Products:ย Foam mattresses

Manufactured In:ย Etobicoke, Ontario

Where to buy: Online

Website:ย slmbrmattress.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

slmbr features three layers of foam, with a cooling layer, transition layer and a base support layer, helping ensure a comfortable, restful sleep. With a bamboo-infused zip-off washable mattress cover, you can sleep on a breathable clean surface.

They feature a 10 year warranty on the mattress, a 120 day no-risk sleep trial and very affordable pricing, maxing out at $899 for a king-sized mattress. Shipping is free to anywhere in Canada.

Note: The above link is an affiliate link.

Women’s Clothing: La Leur ๐Ÿ

Name: La Leur

Products: Women’s clothing

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy:ย Company website

Website:ย la-leur.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

Formed in Toronto by two young designers, La Leur uses innovative and sustainable fabrics from around the world such as vegan suede and a hemp and recycled polyester blend. They offer a line of clothing as well as a handbag.

You can receive 10% off your first order when signed in, and receive free shipping on Canadian orders over $150.

An interesting side note is that one of the designers is the cousin of Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard.

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