As some places in Canada get as cold as -19 degrees, making sure you are bundled up in winter is important. The best way to do this is to have a good pair of boots. As Canadians have to wear boots for a good chunk of the year, we have plenty of great brands to choose from.

Let’s take a look at ten of the best boot brands in Canada!

Best Boot Brands Made in Canada

Pajar Canada Boots

Pajar is one of our favorite bands for winter boots because of how warm yet stylish they are. Most of their footwear is lined with genuine sheepskin that is perfect for keeping you warm, even in temperatures as low as -40˚C. The leather is also 100% waterproof, so no worries about trudging through the snow and slush.

Pajar has also been around since 1963, so you know they make quality products. So, if you’re looking for stylish boots that will actually keep you warm, look no further!

  • Based in Montreal, Quebec.
  • Available online at Pajar’s website and most shoe stores like Browns, Nordstrom, Walking on a Cloud, The Bay, and many more.
  • Sells sandals, ankle boots, knee-high boots, and sneakers for men and women.

Kamik

Another great Montreal-based brand is Kamik. Kamik is another one of our favorite brands because their beautiful boots are all made sustainably. Kamik is also a family-owned business that has also been around since 1898, so we know that every pair is made with care.

Even though everything is made sustainably, it’s still of excellent quality. For example, the rubber for the boots’ soles is sourced from Japan, making it very unique to other brands. They also focus on properly recycling their materials to ensure every step of the process is as sustainable as possible.

  • Based in Montreal, Quebec.
  • Available on the Kamik website and most shoe stores, such as The Shoe Company, Soft Moc, DSW, Globo Shoes, and many more.
  • Sells rain boots, slippers, sandals, ankle boots, and knee-high boots for women, men, and children.

Cougar Canada Boots

Yet another family-owned business that creates reliable boots is Cougar. Cougar opened their first manufacturing plant in Burlington, Ontario, in 1948 and has perfected their shoemaking since then.

We love Cougar boots because they are built to last. They even come with a 6-month guarantee if you aren’t satisfied. But, there’s no way you won’t love these boots as every pair is waterproof, made with quality leather and advanced cushioning technology, so you’ll not only stay dry and warm, you’ll also be super comfortable.

  • Based in Burlington, Ontario
  • Available on the Cougar Shoes website and in most shoe stores like Browns, Nordstrom, Soft Moc, Globo Shoes, and many more.
  • Sells ankle boots, rain boots, sneakers, slip-ons, sandals, and knee-highs for women and children.

Santana Canada

Santana Canada boots are a great mix of functional yet stylish. The brand was created in Sherbrooke, Quebec, in 1973 for sophisticated and fashionable women that still wanted to stay warm.

Santana Canada’s boots are perfect for Canadian winters as they can keep you warm in -20˚C weather as they are waterproof and wool-lined with thermal insoles. As Santana Canada boots are still fashionable, you don’t have to worry about sacrificing your comfort for your outfit.

  • Based in Sherbrooke, Quebec.
  • Available on the Santana Canada website and most shoe stores like Nine West, Nordstrom, DSW Canada, Saks off 5th, and many more.
  • Sells ankle boots and knee-high boots for women.

La Canadienne

As you can probably tell from the name, La Canadienne is a luxury boot brand from Montreal. Although this brand is based in Canada, their stunning boots are made in Europe, so they are of the highest quality.

La Canadienne has been around since 1987, and since the brand was created in Montreal, the footwear is designed for urban occasions. Even though their boots are super fashionable, they are still practical as all footwear is completely waterproof.

  • Based in Montreal, Quebec.
  • Available on the La Canadienne website and stores like Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Zappos, Holt Renfrew, and many more.
  • Sells formal ankle boots, knee-high boots, winter boots, and even cowboy boots for women.

Sorel

Sorel is probably one of the most well-known Canadian boot brands. If you have ever seen a pair with the little polar bear logo on the side, you’ve seen a pair of Sorels. Sorel started in Kitchener in 1962. The brand has since expanded worldwide, but it came from humble Canadian beginnings.

Their boots are perfect for Canadian winters as they can keep you warm in -32 degrees weather. Sorel’s goal is to create functional and fashionable footwear, so you can find plenty of great boots that will take you through the winter.

  • Based in Kitchener, Ontario.
  • Available at Sorel’s website and shoe stores like
  • Sells sneakers, sandals, heels, slippers, winter boots, and rain boots for men, women, and children.

Anfibio

Many Canadian brands are based in Canada but outsource their work, not Anfibio. Anfibio pledged to keep their brand 100% Canadian made in 1968, and they have stuck with that. The brand actually created the first waterproof leather boot in Canada, so they paved the way for plenty of other brands.

Anfibio creates all of their footwear ethically with the environment in mind, all while creating long-lasting footwear. They use quality leather, wool, microfibre, wool, and shearling to ensure your shoes are comfortable and warm.

  • Based in Montreal, Quebec.
  • Available online at the Anfibio website and various stores like Shumaker Shoes, Tony Pappas, and Le Pacha.
  • Sells ankle boots and knee-high boots for men and women.

Dayton Boots

Dayton Boots is a great brand to invest in if you are looking for high-quality handmade footwear. Dayton Boots handcrafts all of their footwear, typically made to order, so you can even order custom shoes.

They have been around since 1946 and still use the same labor-intensive process to create all of their shoes. They take pride in every pair they make, so anything you buy comes with a lifetime warranty.

  • Based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Available online at the Dayton Boots website.
  • Sells work boots, biker boots, western boots, and parade boots for men and women.

Manitobah Mukluks

Manitobah Mukluks was created to keep Canadian traditions alive as they create Canada’s original winter boot, mukluks. Mukluk is an Indigenous word meaning winter boot, so this brand hopes to embrace our past and keep it alive by selling mukluks.

The mukluks are not only beautifully designed with Indigenous art on the soles but can keep you warm in weather as cold as -32 degrees.

  • Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Available online at the Manitobah Mukluks website and stores like Quark Shoes, Walking on a Cloud, and Sail.
  • Sells mukluks, moccasins, and slippers for men, women, and children.

Saute-Mouton

Saute-Mouton was started in 1998 by Jacinthe Bergeron and provides great Canadian-made boots. They strive to provide high-quality footwear for their customers and make sure they will enjoy wearing them for years to come. The company produces both women’s and men’s boots.

These high-quality boots are available throughout Canada, mainly Quebec. If you’re looking for a great pair of boots, look no further!

  • Based in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Available online and in retail stores across Quebec
  • Sells winter and everyday boots

Soft Moc

Last on our list is a brand you’ve likely heard of before, Soft Moc. Soft Moc has grown incredibly and is now known as a shoe store, but the brand was created in Toronto in 1990. They were actually the first online shoe store in Canada as they created their website in 1996.

As the brand has expanded a lot, they now sell brands like UGG, Cougar, Kamik, Sorel, Converse, and many more at their retail stores in addition to their own brand. The Canadian Moccasins are the only product still made in Canada, but their headquarters remain in Toronto.

  • Based in Toronto, Ontario
  • Available online at their website or in their retail stores across Canada.
  • Sells boots, sandals, heels, flip flops, flats, and sneakers for men, women, and children.