Electronics: Bluesound 🍁

Name: Bluesound

Product: Multi-room audio system

Manufactured in: Not Canada

Where to buy: Online and authorized dealers

Website: bluesound.com

Canadian owned: Yes

If you’ve heard of Sonos, then Bluesound is in the same vein with some exceptions. They focus on audio quality, and with the NAD and PSB names as part of the corporate family, they can deliver sound to please the audiophile.

Bluesound comes from Lenbrook Industries, a private Canadian company headquartered just outside of Toronto in Pickering, Ontario.

Home Products: Solignum Paint 🍁

Name: Solignum

Products: Full line of residential and commercial paints

Manufactured in: Toronto, ON

Where to buy: Canadian Tire, Rona, other paint retailers

Website: solignum.ca

Canadian owned: Yes

Solignum is produced by UCP Paint, a privately-owned Quebec company. Though the Solignum brand dates back to 1907, UCP Paint started in 1960. UCP also manufactures the Premier line of paint for Canadian Tire.

Swimwear: Teeny Weeny Bikini Co. 🍁

Name: Teeny Weeny Bikini co.

Products: Women’s swimwear

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy: Company website, boutique in Rosseau, ON

Website: twbco.com

Canadian owned: Yes

Teeny Weeny Bikini co. has been in business since 2005. Their collections are designed with women in mind – form flattering, comfortable, classic. They are currently sourcing fabric from Montreal, and doing the rest of the production process in Toronto – drafting, cutting, sewing, sample making.

Footwear: Canada West Boots 🍁

Name: Canada West Boots

Products: Work boots, casual boots, western boots, dress shoes

Manufactured in: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Where to buy: List of retailers on their website

Website: canadawestboots.com

Canadian owned: Yes

In 1978, William Moorby and a group of partners and employees purchased a shoe factory in Winnipeg that was closing its doors. Ever since, they’ve been manufacturing high-quality footwear in that same factory. While they mainly make boots, I spotted a couple types of dress shoes in their men’s Wm. Moorby Signature Series line.

Food: Strub’s 🍁

Name: Strub’s

Products: Pickles, sauerkraut, horseradish, pepper rings, relish

Manufactured in: Quebec

Where to buy: Grocery stores across the country

Website: whytes.ca/strubs/

Canadian owned: Yes

Strub’s pickles have been an Ontario mainstay since 1929. However, the company went bankrupt in 2012 and Strub’s assets were acquired by Whyte Foods, a Quebec food producer. Production was subsequently moved from Brantford to Quebec.

However, Whyte’s continues to purchase cucumbers from Canadian producers and manufacture the pickles in Canada.

Bicycles: Devinci Bikes 🍁

Name: Devinci Bikes

Products: Bicycles

Manufactured in: Chicoutimi, Quebec

Where to buy: Authorized retailers

Website: devinci.com

Canadian owned: Yes

Formed in 1987, Devinci Bikes produces a wide variety of bikes in Chicoutimi – road, mountain, electric, leisure, etc. These are not $150 Walmart bikes, they are serious, quality machines for the serious biker.

Footwear: Mellow Walk 🍁

Name: Mellow Walk

Product: Men’s and women’s safety shoes

Made in: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy: List of retailers

Website: mellowwalk.com

Canadian owned: Yes

Don’t let “safety shoes” fool you, Mellow Walk designs and makes a surprisingly attractive and comfortable-looking shoe. They’ve been proudly producing their shoes in Toronto since 1993.

Footwear: Pajar 🍁

Name: Pajar

Products: Boots

Manufactured in: Montreal, QC

Where to buy: Footwear & other stores, online, Pajar factory store in Montreal

Website: pajar.com

Canadian owned: Yes

A Montreal company in operation since 1963, founder Paul Golbert named the company based on his name, his son’s name (Jacques) and his wife’s name, Rachel, coming together as Pajar. They began producing footwear after taking over the Tyrol factory in Montreal in 1973.

They have a wide variety of products available, but it is their premium line of boots, the Canadian Heritage Collection, that is produced in Montreal. Their shoe production is outsourced to Portugal and other countries.

Clothing and Miscellaneous: Salt Shop 🍁

Name: Salt Shop

Products: Clothing, miscellaneous other products

Manufactured In: Vancouver, BC

Where to buy: Online, retail in BC

Website: www.saltshop.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Salt is a clothing company operating out of British Columbia. They clearly mark on their website the products they produce that are made in Canada,  mostly clothing, but also other products.

Mattresses: Matelas Lapensée Mattresses 🍁

Name: Matelas Lapensée Mattresses

Products: Mattresses

Made in: Gatineau, QC

Where to buy: Company website and retail stores in Gatineau, Kanata and Orleans

Website: matelaslapensee.ca

Canadian owned: Yes

The Lapensée family has been making mattresses since 1902, and the 4th generation of the family is now part of the business. They make to order several lines of conventional pocket coil mattresses as well as memory foam, and offer a 100 night sleep guarantee.