Outdoors: Arctic Spas 🍁

Name: Arctic Spas

Products: Hot tubs, swim spas

Manufactured In: Alberta

Where to buy: Worldwide

Website: arcticspas.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Arctic Spas was created as a line of electric hot tubs specifically for cold climates (hey, like ours). They’ve grown rapidly since inception and studies have shown their models are more energy efficient than competitors.

Liquor: Canadian Iceberg Vodka 🍁

Name: Canadian Iceberg Vodka

Products: Vodka

Manufactured In: St. John’s, Newfoundland

Where to buy: National distribution

Website: iceberg.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Made from icebergs harvested off the coast of Newfoundland and peaches and cream corn from Ontario, Canadian Iceberg Vodka is the only nationally-distributed vodka that is Canadian owned and produced. The brand has won multiple awards.

Furniture: Penwood Furniture 🍁

Name: Penwood Furniture

Products: Furniture for every room of the home

Manufactured In: 30 different local Mennonite farms in Southern Ontario between St. Jacobs and Elmira, Ontario

Where to buy: 3 stores in Southern Ontario, but will apparently ship across Canada

Website: penwoodfurniture.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Penwood Furniture is a locally owned and family run retail furniture store, specializing in hand crafted solid wood furniture. Made with traditional Mennonite quality, this furniture is built to last for generations.

Electronics: Axiom Audio 🍁

Name: Axiom Audio

Products: Speakers

Manufactured In: Dwight, Ontario

Where to buy: Online

Website: axiomaudio.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Axiom Audio was formed in 1980. In 1982, founder Ian Colquhoun joined the National Research Council project in Ottawa, that aimed to standardize the measurement of loudspeaker sound. In 1983, Colquhoun moved the company to Dwight, Ontario, adjacent to Algonquin Park. Over the years they’ve won many awards and have a fascinating range of speakers, including AxiomAir, a Sonos-like product with better audio quality.

Electronics: Bryston 🍁

Name: Bryston Ltd

Products: Audio Electronics

Manufactured In: Peterborough, Ontario

Where to Buy: Authorized Dealers in most countries

Website: bryston.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Bryston has been designing and manufacturing state of the art specialty electronics for both the consumer and professional audio marketplaces for over 35 years. From all accounts, their products are enthusiastically received by audiophiles and known for their quality.

Their line of speakers appears to be built by Axiom Audio in Dwight, Ontario.

Retailers: Hudson’s Bay 📈

Name: Hudson’s Bay

Products: High-end fashion apparel, accessories, and home goods

Headquartered In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy: 90 stores across Canada

Website: thebay.com

Canadian Owned: Publicly-traded on the TSX

Hudson’s Bay is a brand of the Hudson Bay Company, which was formed in 1670. It is the most Canadian department store still standing, despite now being controlled by Americans. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know about the Bay.

Food: Unico 🍁

Name: Unico

Products: See list below

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario and Ruthven, Ontario

Where to buy: Grocery stores everywhere

Website: unico.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Unico is owned by Sun-Brite Foods, who also owns Primo Foods. They have approximately 47 million products in a variety of product lines, listed below. You can be comfortable knowing these are made in Canada:

  • Pasta
  • Specialty Pasta
  • Cooking Oils
  • Olive Oils
  • Tomatoes & Sauce
  • Beans & Peas
  • Fish
  • Marinades
  • Dried Beans, Rice & Flour
  • Olives
  • Specialty Products
  • Food Service Products
  • Chick peas

 

Pet Products: NorthFin Premium Fish Food 🍁

Name: NorthFin Premium Fish Food

Products: Preservative-free fish food

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to Buy: Petland or other local fish stores

Website: northfin.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

NorthFin offers premium quality fish foods, by mimicking the natural feeding habits of all aquatic fish species throughout a natural easily digestible diet. They use no preservatives, no added hormones and are artificial pigment free.

Electronics: Quantum5X Systems 🍁

Name: Quantum5X Systems

Products: Wireless microphone transmitters and receivers

Manufactured In: London, Ontario

Where to Buy: List of dealers

Website: Q5X.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Q5X is the only Canadian manufacturer of broadcast quality wireless microphone transmitters and their products are used globally. Their primary market is professional sports broadcast and their PlayerMics and RefMics are used by the NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, CFL and other sports leagues around the world.  Their products are also used extensively in reality TV production, film production and live theatre.