Footwear: Kamik 🍁

Name: Kamik

Products: Boots

Manufactured In: Lachine, Quebec, the US and elsewhere

Where to Buy: Dealers nationwide and online

Website: kamik.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Kamik notes on their website that they make 73% of their products in North America – the split between Canada and the US isn’t clear, but you can select Made in Canada as an option with several of their collections to identify the Canadian products.

Kamik started in 1898 and has been a family-owned business ever since.

Footwear: Padraig Cottage 🍁

Name: Padraig Cottage

Products: Slippers

Manufactured In: North Vancouver, BC

Where to Buy: Online & some boutiques

Website: padraigcottage.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Padraig Cottage makes colourful crocheted slippers with a sheepskin sole. From humble beginnings at local craft markets, the slippers are now available at boutiques across North America and Europe. Despite the growth of the company over the years, they still manufacture their slippers in North Vancouver.

Footwear: John Fluevog Shoes 🍁

Name: John Fluevog Shoes

Products: Footwear

Manufactured In: Various countries, not Canada

Where to Buy: Fluevog stores and others retailers

Website: fluevog.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Since 1970, John Fluevog has been creating iconic, creative shoes. Though they are not made in Canada, they are included on MiC because the company is located in BC, the shoes are designed in Canada and they have stores and retailers across the country.

Footwear: Manitobah Mukluks 🍁

Name: Manitobah Mukluks
Products: Boots (Mukluks),  Moccasins, and accessories (mitts and bags)
Manufactured In: Manitoba
Where to Buy: Online, retailers
Website: manitobah.ca
Canadian Owned: Yes

Manitobah Mukluks is an Indigenous-owned company, with the vision of building a vibrant, global brand that makes a significant impact in Indigenous communities. They manufacture the finest indigenous footwear in the world. 20% of their products are made in Canada – on their website,  you can sort by collection, and choose Made in Canada, and it will filter down to the strictly made in Canada products.

Footwear: Dayton Boots 🍁

Name: Dayton Boots

Products: Leather Boots, Biker Boots, Forestry Boots, Work Boots, Dress Shoes

Manufactured In: Vancouver, BC

Where to Buy: Online, East Vancouver Shop

Website: daytonboots.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Dayton Boots have been a mainstay in Vancouver since 1946. Allegedly bars used to have signs stating “no guns, no knives, no Daytons” as the boots were associated with bikers and other toughs who would baptize their boots by stomping on various unfortunate souls. In any case, the brand today is associated with high quality footwear hand-made in their original factory in Vancouver.

Clothing: Egli’s Sheep Farm 🍁

Name: Egli’s Sheep Farm

Products: Slippers, socks, shirts, jackets, sweaters, wool, blankets, hats, sheepskin, etc

Manufactured In: Minnitaki, Ontario

Where to buy: Online (possibly also in Minnitaki)

Website: www.eglifarm.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Egli’s Sheep Farm, founded in 1952 by Swiss immigrants, is one of Canada’s largest wool and sheepskin specialty shops. Apparently, their slippers are incredibly warm, cushy, and long-lasting.

Footwear: La Canadienne 🍁

Name: La Canadienne Shoes

Products: Shoes, Boots

Manufactured In: Montreal, Quebec (waterproof collection) and Italy (European collection)

Where to Buy: List of retailers and online

Website: lacanadienneshoes.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

La Canadienne traces its roots back 45 years in Montreal, where they run one of the last family-owned shoe factories. Their shoes and boots are targeted to the high-fashion consumer. A lot of their products seem to be made in Italy, but the description of each on their website is clear about where they come from.

Footwear: Alberta Boot Company 🍁

Name: Alberta Boot Company

Products: Western Boots

Manufactured In: Calgary, Alberta

Where to Buy: In store and online

Website: albertaboot.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Alberta Boot Company traces its roots back 40 years to 1978, when Clem Gerwing decided to make the world’s best western boots in Calgary. Though Clem passed away in 2014, the third generation of Gerwings is part of the company and the tradition continues.

Clothing/Footwear: Great Canadian Sox Co. 🍁

Name: Great Canadian Sox Co.

Products: Socks

Manufactured in: Toronto, Ontario and overseas

Where to buy: Online and from their stores.

Website: www.greatsox.com

Canadian owned: Yes

Tracing their heritage back to 1934, and their leading brand, J.B. Field’s, back to 1877, the Great Canadian Sox Co. has a wide range of socks for every need. From diabetic to cold weather socks, they produce many in their plant in Toronto and remain proudly Canadian.

The J.B. Field’s line of socks is made in Toronto, while their other lines are manufactured around the world.

Footwear: Viberg Boot 🍁

Name: Viberg Boot

Products: Boots and shoes

Manufactured in: Victoria, BC

Where to buy: workboot.com

Website: viberg.com

Canadian owned: Yes

Ed Viberg began making quality work boots in 1931 in Victoria, and that tradition continues to this day – Ed’s son Glen Viberg is personally involved on the factory floor with every pair of boots made. Viberg uses traditional manufacturing methods to craft every pair of boots or shoes that leaves their factory. They source raw materials as needed from around the world.

The Stompers line of footwear was designed by Viberg but appears to be manufactured elsewhere.