Home Products: Cheeky Bee Candle Company ๐Ÿ

Name:ย Cheeky Bee Candle Company

Products: 100% Canadian pure beeswax candles

Manufactured In: Warkworth, Ontario

Where to Buy: Online, their gallery in downtown Warkworth, or possibly at stockists

Website: cheekybee.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Cheeky Bee hand-crafts beeswax candles in the tradition used for thousands of years, where each candle is hand poured, hand dripped, hand dipped and hand finished. The use of beeswax ensures that there are no toxic chemicals released upon burning, and makes for a much longer burn time.

They do not maintain their own hives, having established long-term relationships with local, ethical and environmentally-aware beekeepers. Everyone knows how crucial, and how threatened, bee populations are these days and supporting local beekeepers helps ensure the strength of local bee populations.

Cosmetics: Cheeky Cosmetics ๐Ÿ

Name: Cheeky Cosmetics

Products: Makeup

Manufactured In: Okanagan Valley, BC

Where to Buy: Online and select stockists

Website: cheekycosmetics.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Cheeky Cosmetics hand-makes a wide variety of cosmetics using only all-natural minerals and organic ingredients. They are completely vegan products, meaning they contain no animal products, and have not been tested on animals. You can buy small testers as well so you can verify that the product is right for you before shelling out for the full-size product.

Tools: Agawa Canyon ๐Ÿ

Name: Agawa Canyon

Products: Folding bow saw

Manufactured In: Uxbridge, Ontario

Where to Buy: Company website, MEC, Amazon

Website: agawacanyoninc.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Uxbridge alert! From Made in Canada’s hometown comes Agawa Canyon, who make an innovative collapsing/folding bow saw, targeted at the outdoors market. Very well reviewed, so check it out.

Personal Care: Thumper Massager ๐Ÿ

Name: Thumper Massager

Products: Deep muscle percussion massagers

Manufactured In: North of Toronto, Ontario

Where to Buy: Company website, Costco, Walmart, Amazon, many other outlets

Website: thumpermassager.ca

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

Thumper has been around since 1974, making high-quality massagers in Canada despite many of their competitors rushing offshore to make inferior products. Thumper continues to be THE name in deep tissue and deep muscle personal massagers.

Home Products: Canadiano ๐Ÿ

Name: Canadiano

Products: Pour-over coffee makers

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to Buy: Online or select stores

Website: canadiano.co

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

The Canadiano is a hand-made coffee maker, constructed from your choice of different woods (depending on the type of coffee you’re brewing) and a stainless steel filter. This eliminates the waste from paper filters, or pod-style single cup coffee brewers.

Furniture: BDM + Furniture ๐Ÿ

Name: BDM + Furniture

Products: Furniture under the Bermex, Bertanie, Dinec, Mi-Di, Shermag brands

Manufactured In: Various factories in Quebec

Where to Buy: Most of the brand websites have a store locator

Website: bdmfurniture.com

Canadian Owned: Yes (appears very likely)

BDM has at least 5 factories in Quebec, employing around 600 people. Many of their brands primarily use North American birch in their furniture.

Tools: Smithline Inc. ๐Ÿ

Name: Smithline Inc.

Products: Crown moulding hanger

Manufactured In: Peterborough, Ontario

Where to Buy: Loweโ€™s, Lee Valley Tools, Amazon

Website: smithlineinc.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

Smithline makes an innovative product that turns the challenging process of installing crown moulding into a one-person job. The product was invented by a licensed carpenter, and is reusable.

Greeting Cards: Coeur de Tara ๐Ÿ

Name: Cล“ur de Tara

Products: Greeting cards

Manufactured In: Quebec

Where to Buy: Online

Website: coeurdetara.com

Canadian Owned:ย Yes

Coeur de Tara is named after Tara, a gentle mare who inspired the company founder. Coeur de Tara’s cards frequently feature beautiful natural landscapes or animals and are made from 100% recycled paper and are printed in Canada at a printing house with 0 carbon emissions.

Cards appear to be priced at $4.95 each, which is very reasonable compared to some of the exorbitant card prices you’ll find in stores, and free shipping is available with a 10 card order.

Accessories: Macgee Cloth Company ๐Ÿ

Name: Macgee Cloth Company

Products: Blankets

Manufactured In: Roberts Creek, BC

Where to Buy: Online

Website:ย macgeecloth.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Calling Macgee Cloth Company products blankets doesn’t quite do them justice. They are handcrafted on old English industrial Dobcross looms of the highest quality lambswool and ring-spun cotton. These are not mass-produced, low-quality products, but more akin to hand-weaved works of art that you’ll keep and treasure for decades.

Miscellaneous: Little Voice Books ๐Ÿ

Name: Little Voice Books

Products: Children’s books

Manufactured In: Ottawa, Ontario

Where to Buy: Ottawa or Online

Website: littlevoicebooks.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Extra:ย Little Voice is a social enterprise founded by author Amanda Bernardo and illustrator Samantha Clusiau-Lawlor. It seeks to educate children, and adults alike, by creating awareness for causes and initiatives through the power of literature and illustration.

To date, Little Voice Books has published two books, “Little Voice” and “The Lighthouse”. Proceeds support mental health charities and initiatives in Canada.