Food: Fromagerie Bergeron 📈

Name: Fromagerie Bergeron

Products: Various cheeses

Manufactured In: Quebec

Where to buy: Various chain stores, particularly Costco

Website: www.fromagesbergeron.com

Canadian Owned: No

Fromagerie Bergeron is a subsidiary of the publicly traded French Bel Group. Fromagerie Bergeron makes cheeses in Quebec, most of which can be identified by the Aliments du Quebec logo on the packaging, signifying that it is composed of a minimum of 85% main ingredients from Quebec, and that all the packaging and processing is also in Quebec. Also, Bel announced in 2018 plans to build a factory in Quebec to produce Mini Babybel cheese, with production scheduled for sometime in 2020.  Additionally, as part of Fromagerie Bergeron’s deal with Bel, all new production of The Laughing Cow cheese products for the Canadian market is in Bergeron’s factory in Saint-Nicolas, QC.

Condiments: Tymek’s🍁

Name: Tymek’s

Products: Pickles, various other Polish style condiments

Manufactured In: Etobicoke, ON

Where to buy: Various locations in Ontario and Quebec

Website: www.tymekspickles.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Tymek’s started 30 years ago in Toronto to spread their condiments to the Polish community, and since has grown into a well respected brand of natural pickles and condiments. Their pickles are made with a traditional Polish recipe from Ontario grown cucumbers. They also offer nutrition information and recipes on their website! Their factory store is in Etobicoke. With availability at some 105 locations, it shouldn’t be too difficult to find them.

Reno/Outdoor: Shade Sails Canada 🍁

Name: Shade Sails Canada

Products: Shade sails, privacy panels, pergola shades

Manufactured In: Revelstoke, B.C. (Sails) & Denmark (hardware)

Where to buy: Online (possibly elsewhere, unclear on website)

Website: www.shadesailscanada.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Shade Sails Canada makes shade sails for residential and commercial usage at their manufacturing facility in British Columbia. Their hardware section is manufactured in Denmark, but their sails are custom made in Canada. I think they look like a pretty cool way to keep the sun off outside your home.

Clothing: Cherry Velvet 🍁

Name: Cherry Velvet

Products: Dresses, men’s shirts, accessories

Manufactured In: Vancouver, B.C.

Where to buy: Online

Website: www.cherryvelvetplus.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Cherry Velvet sells Vancouver designed and manufactured dresses and shirts with the tagline “retro class with modern sass”, which I feel pretty well encapsulates their brand. They have dresses with a cool forties/fifties -esque style, and similarly themed shirts, as well as a Halloween themed line. They seem to have a focus on keeping their products made in Canada, and that’s what we’re all about, so definitely give them a look.

Clothing & Accessories: Colori 🍁

Name: Colori

Products: Womenswear, outerwear, earrings, necklaces, accessories

Manufactured In: Some products made in Montreal, QC, others unspecified, but likely in Canada.

Where to buy: 40 stores across Quebec, 1 in Nova Scotia, and online

Website: www.en.colori.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Colori is a Montreal based clothing brand, specializing in women’s clothing. They have a Made in Montreal line, which is specified on their website. It is unclear where the rest of their line is made, though their submission suggested all of their products were Canadian made. In any case, their products seem to be designed in Montreal, and they are of high quality and good design. Definitely worth checking out.

Toilet Paper / Paper Towels: Kruger Products 🍁

Name: Kruger Products L.P.

Products: Cashmere, Sponge Towels, Scotties, Purex, White Swan, White Cloud

Manufactured In: New Westminster, BC; Gatineau, QC; Crabtree, QC; Sherbrooke, QC; Scarborough, ON; Trenton, ON; Memphis, TN

Headquartered In: Mississauga, ON

Where to buy: Most grocery stores across North America

Website: krugerproducts.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Kruger Products L.P. is Canada’s leading tissue product manufacturer. Their parent company, Kruger Inc., also manufacturers a large number of industrial products. With 37% of the total tissue manufacturing capacity in Canada, they are Canada’s #1 leading tissue manufacturer. They offer many extremely well known brands, such as Cashmere toilet paper, Scotties tissues, and Sponge Towels paper towels. They even sell their products to many businesses, such as office buildings and food services, through their “Away-From-Home” line. In recent years they have also invested greatly in increasing their sustainability. Definitely an easy to find and good choice for your tissue product needs.

Pet Products: Crazy Dog 🍁

Name: Crazy Dog

Products: Natural raw and dehydrated dog treats/food

Manufactured In: Mount Uniake, Nova Scotia

Where to buy: Online or various retailers in Nova Scotia, PEI, and Ontario

Website: www.crazydog.pet

Canadian Owned: Yes

Crazy Dog is a family run producer of natural raw dog food and dehydrated dog treats. They were founded in 2008 when their dog was found to be allergic to kibble and processed dog food. To this day they produce high quality food for dogs in their Mount Uniake facility.

Food: Touché Bakery Inc 🍁

Name: Touché Bakery Inc

Products: Biscotti, biscotto, cookies, frozen cookie dough, custom baking

Manufactured In: Brampton, Ontario

Where to buy: Various retailers

Website: touchebakery.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Touche Bakery has been in operation since 2004, producing various products as mentioned above from their bakery in Brampton. They also will do “creation and development of custom mass baked products”. If you need some biscotti or some mass baked products, these are your guys. They make nut-free and kosher products.

Food/Tea: Barbours 🍁

Name: Barbours

Products: King Cole Tea, Morse’s Tea, Nut Butters, Spices, Extracts, Baking, Popcorn Topping (PopnTop, Serious Kick)

Manufactured In: Sussex, New Brunswick

Where to buy: Various chains, particularly in Atlantic Canada, but also Ontario and Quebec

Website: barbours.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Reno/Builders: Global Windows & Doors 🍁

Name: Global Windows & Doors

Products: Windows and Doors

Manufactured In: Richibucto, New Brunswick

Where to buy: Dealers in Atlantic Canada

Website: globalwindows.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Global Windows & Doors is an Atlantic Canada based manufacturer of energy efficient residential windows and doors. Started in 1999, they have been providing windows and doors to Atlantic Canada, produced in their 55,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Richibucto. They currently only provide product in the East.