Miscellaneous: Vineyard Dogs Publishing 🍁

Name: Vineyard Dogs Publishing Inc.

Products: Vineyard Dogs of the Okanagan

Manufactured In: Manitoba

Where to Buy: Online and at featured vineyards

Website: vineyarddogsbook.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

From the publisher: “144 pages of exquisitely curated images, poetry and prose.  A showcase of beautiful Okanagan wineries and their beloved canines. 11”x 9” landscape hardcover book with dustjacket. A 100% Canadian product- from photography, written word, design through production. Printed in Canada on paper from responsibly managed forests and verified recycled sources.”

Instruments: Jillard Guitars 🍁

Name: Jillard Guitars

Products: Guitars

Manufactured In: Hamilton, Ontario

Where to Buy: Online

Website: jillardguitars.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Now 27 years old, Jay Jillard built his first guitar as a high school project. Now he makes high quality electric and bass guitars out of his Hamilton studio full-time. The guitars are used by various artists like Vancouver’s Said The Whale and have a growing reputation.

Greeting Cards/Miscellaneous: Moki & Friends 🍁

Name: Moki & Friends

Products: Original character-branded greeting cards & mini buttons

Manufactured In: Greeting cards: Montreal, Quebec; Mini buttons: Vancouver, BC

Where to Buy: Online and select Canadian gift and stationery boutiques

Website: getmoki.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Moki is home to Big mo (a moose), Barrie (a brown bear), Buzzie (a beaver) and Beau (a polar bear), the Canadian Capers.  According to the creators, “With the Great Canadian outdoors as their playground, these bold characters celebrate the joys of friendship, sports and adventure in a fun, modern and innovative greeting card line-up made with love in Canada!”

The company also makes character buttons for the Canadian Capers.

B2B: Alte-Rego Corporation 🍁

Name: Alte-Rego Corporation

Products: Custom Print Fresh Produce Bags, Modified Atmosphere Bags, Custom Print Bread Products Bag, Custom Print Specialty Food Bags and Packaging, 100% Compostable Films and Bags, Pallet Covers and Bin Liners, Trash Bags, Promotional and Advertising Bags, Building Materials and Insulation Bags, Wicketed Bags, Tampered Bags, Anti-Fog Bags and Rollstock, Home and Garden Bags, Medical Supply and Waste Bags, Sanitation and Janitorial Bags, Vacuum Bags, Recloseable zipper, Hermetic Bags

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to Buy: Contact the company

Website: alte-rego.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Alte-Rego employs over 140 people in their Toronto facilities, making a huge number of packaging solutions. If you’re a Canadian business in need of packaging, talk to these folks and maximize your Canadian content in your supply line.

Instruments: Daddy Mojo Stringed Instruments 🍁

Name: Daddy Mojo

Products: Cigar box guitars

Manufactured In: Montreal, Quebec

Where to Buy: Online

Website: daddymojo.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Daddy Mojo continues an old tradition, making cigar box guitars that were built by creative but impoverished guitarists, making guitars out of cigar boxes, broomsticks and whatever was available.

Now, the instruments made by Daddy Mojo aren’t exactly slapped together – they’re high quality, expertly designed instruments, that look really cool.

Women’s Clothing: Perlae Couture 🍁

Name: Perlae Couture

Products: Women’s clothing

Manufactured In: Sydney, Nova Scotia

Where to Buy: Online

Website: perlaecouture.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Perlae Couture is a family-owned and operated luxury fashion label made in Nova Scotia. They are very passionate about providing fashion for all women and have sections on their website dedicated to cancer survivors.

B2B: Syfilco Ltd. 🍁

Name: Syfilco Ltd.

Products: Drainage Filter, Bale Net Wrap, Trellis Netting, Bird Netting

Manufactured In: Exeter, Ontario

Where to Buy: Contact them online for your local dealer

Website: syfilco.on.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Syfilco Ltd. is a Canadian owned and operated business that has manufactured industrial knitted fabrics and netting products for over 40 years. Their ability to customize designs of knitted products and adapt to current technologies has allowed them to diversify into a variety of textile markets all over the world.

B2B/Cleaning: Safeblend 🍁

Name: Safeblend

Products: Cleaning product assortment includes floor care, cleaners and degreasers, disinfectants and sanitizers, bathroom cleaners, odour control, window cleaners, carpet care, hand soaps, laundry detergents and a complete line for foodservice.

Manufactured In: Anjou, Quebec

Where to Buy: Costco, distributors?

Website: safeblend.com

Canadian Owned: Yes?

Safeblend is produced by Chemotec PM Inc., a Quebec-based company manufacturing advanced cleaning solutions that are safe for people and for our planet. They have been around since 1955, primarily targeting commercial and foodservice customers.

Greeting Cards: Tree-Free Greetings Canada 🍁

Name: Tree-Free Greetings Canada

Products: Greeting cards

Manufactured In: Oshawa, Ontario (?)

Where to Buy: 1,600 retailers across Canada

Website: tree-free.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Tree-Free Greetings is a subsidiary of MapArt publishing, 100% Canadian owned and operated.  All cards are printed in Canada and the company is always interested in licensing art from Canadian artisans and photographers.

Miscellaneous: Seagull Pewter 🍁

Name: Seagull Pewter

Products: Giftware: jewellery, picture frames, book marks, Christmas ornaments, and many, many more items

Manufactured In: Pugwash, Nova Scotia

Where to Buy: Online and various stores across Canada

Website: seagullpewter.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Seagull Pewter products are created, designed and handcrafted in the tiny fishing village of Pugwash on Nova Scotia’s northern shore. Pewter is an alloy metal made of at least 92% tin. Seagull Pewter exceeds the minimum tin content, which makes for a better quality pewter.