Women’s Clothing: La Leur 🍁

Name: La Leur

Products: Women’s clothing

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy: Company website

Website: la-leur.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

As we write this at the end of November 2020, La Leur just launched and will be shipping out their first collection in early December. 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.

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


Women’s Clothing: One 2 One Lingerie 🍁

Name: One 2 One Lingerie

Products: Panties, bras, camisoles, chemises, briefs, shapewear

Manufactured In: Montreal, Quebec

Where to buy: Online

Website: one2onelingerie.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Formed in 1998, One 2 One took a detour to make PPE during the height of the pandemic, but is back to making beautiful lingerie from their factory in Montreal. Fabrics are sourced from around the world and made into some surprisingly-priced fashions.

B2B: Ownr 📈

Name: Ownr

Products: Business registration & incorporation

Headquartered In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy: Company website

Website: Ownr

Canadian Owned: Owned by RBC Ventures, part of Royal Bank of Canada

Ownr makes it quick, easy and affordable to register sole proprietorships or incorporate in Alberta, British Columbia or Ontario. They also have various partnerships with companies like Telus, Shipstation, Xero, Staples and of course RBC, where you can get great discounts on services you can use to  help grow your business.

The above link is an affiliate link.

Snacks: PRANA 🍁

Name: PRANA Biovegan

Products: Healthy snacks

Manufactured In: Saint-Laurent, Quebec

Where to buy: Online and stores across the country

Website: Pranasnacks.com: Save $15 on all orders of $100 or more with code 15PRANA100

Canadian Owned: Yes

PRANA got its start in 2005, roasting nuts in the kitchen of one founder’s mom, and has since grown into a company with nearly 100 employees, selling a variety of products across the country and internationally.

They focus on organic, vegan, sustainable snacks, doing their best to minimize their environmental impact while also being a force for positive social change. They are a certified B Corp, recognizing companies who have a positive impact on the environment, customers, community and employees.

Most of their products are made in Quebec, but some are sourced from outside the country. They readily provide this information online in the descriptions of their products.

Note: The above link is an affiliate link.


Home/Outdoors/B2B: Easy Radiant Works 🍁

Name: Easy Radiant Works

Products: Radiant heaters, garage heaters, patio heaters

Manufactured In: Wainfleet, Ontario

Where to Buy: Local dealers & HVAC installers

Website: easyradiantworks.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Easy Radiant Works makes a variety of space heater products – for garages, patios, decks, anywhere you need heating in your home or business. As we write this in mid-November 2020, these products are especially useful for restaurants looking for solutions to heat outdoor patios.

Home Products: Lift Innovations Herb Grinder 🍁

Name: Lift Innovations

Products: Herb grinder

Manufactured In: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Where to Buy: Company website

Website: lift-innovations.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Life Innovations decided to revamp the herb grinder, a product that has existed for more than 100 years and hadn’t really changed much. The result of some classic Canadian innovation is a stylish, highly functional product that gives you a better grind of your herbs with less hassle. Plus they’ll ship it free throughout Canada.

Home & Office Furniture: Bestar 🍁

Name: Bestar

Products: Home and office furniture

Manufactured In: Lac Megantic & Sherbrooke, Quebec

Where to buy: Online and retailers everywhere

Website: bestar.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Bestar furniture is found pretty much everywhere – if you’ve ever been in a Costco, you’ve probably seen their office desks. You may have not have realized their products are made in Quebec, however.

They offer a pretty comprehensive range of affordable furniture that you can think of. And if you buy off their website, they’ll plant a tree. Bestar is owned by Novacap, a Canadian private equity firm.

Women’s Clothing: Priory 🍁

Name: Priory

Products: Tops, bottoms, dresses, jackets

Manufactured In: Vancouver, BC

Where to buy: Some stockists and online

Website: priorypriory.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Created in 2012, Priory is a Vancouver-based fashion brand that makes ethical choices around the material sourcing and manufacturing of their products. The result is a variety of unique pieces that may be of interest to those looking to buck the fast fashion trend.

Note: The above link is an affiliate link.

Personal Care: Brunault 🍁

Name: Brunault Inc.

Products: Lumbar and cervical supports

Manufactured In: Granby, Quebec

Where to Buy: Company website

Website: brunault.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

If you’re anything like me, you spend most of your day sitting in a mediocre chair, and when it comes time to move, your back is sore and stiff. Well, enter BRUNAULT Lumbar Supports.

Designed and hand-made by a chiropractor, BRUNAULT’s products help maintain proper posture, which can in turn relieve back pain, sciatic pain and much more.

Miscellaneous: Rimowa

Name: Rimowa

Products: Aluminum and polycarbonate luggage

Manufactured In: Cambridge, Ontario

Where to buy: Online and some stores

Website: rimowa.com/ca/en/home

Canadian Owned: No

Rimowa is a German company with a long history of making unique, luxury luggage pieces. Since 2008 they have been producing luggage for the North American market from Cambridge.

Their products are high-end but have the unique features and quality that will last you a very long time. It appears that this is the only factory making luggage in North America.