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.

Reno/Builders/B2B: Flexmaster Canada 🍁

Name: Flexmaster Canada Inc

Products: Commercial HVAC and residential and commercial venting

Manufactured In: Richmond Hill and Etobicoke, Ontario (also BC, Alberta and Quebec)

Where to Buy: Plumbing/heating wholesalers

Website: flexmaster.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Flexmaster is part of the NovaFlex Group, which also has facilities in the USA and UK through acquisitions they’ve made. However, they’re a privately-owned Canadian company!

Car Rental: Driving Force 🍁

Name: Driving Force

Products: Vehicle rental

Headquartered In: Edmonton, Alberta

Where to Buy: 29 locations across Canada, in 5 provinces and 3 territories

Website: drivingforce.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Driving Force provides an alternative to the big chain rental companies, and has some unique options you won’t find elsewhere.

Art: Northern Images 🍁

Name: Northern Images

Products: Inuit art

Created In: Nunavut and NWT (mostly)

Where to Buy: Online & their gallery in Yellowknife, NWT

Website: northernimages.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Northern Images is a retail and marketing partner to Arctic Co-operatives Limited, a service organization owned and controlled by 32 community-based, multi-purpose co-operatives in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Yukon, dedicated to providing services and business development opportunities to communities throughout Canada’s north.

Miscellaneous: 1-800-GOT-JUNK

Name: 1-800-GOT-JUNK

Products: Junk removal service

Headquartered In: Vancouver, BC

Where to buy: Local franchisees

Website: 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

Canadian Owned: Unclear

1-800-GOT-JUNK? was started in Vancouver, BC by American-born Brian Scudamore. Scudamore has been in Canada for many years (since at he was at least 19). The company has grown to encompass many franchisees in Canada, the US and Australia, and through parent company O2E Brands has several sister services.

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Miscellaneous: CUCU Covers 🍁

Name: CUCU Covers

Products: Customizable skins for your bank cards, gift cards, and transit pass

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to Buy: Company website

Website: cucucovers.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Perhaps the ultimate “I don’t know how to categorize this” product. CUCU makes covers for your various cards that allow you to make them a bit more interesting. You can even make custom covers, if you really want a picture of your kids on your Presto pass.

Miscellaneous: Raven Reads 🍁

Name: Raven Reads

Products: Subscription box service

Manufactured In: Various

Where to Buy: Online

Website: ravenreads.org

Canadian Owned: Yes

A seasonal subscription service that sends out beautifully curated boxes of Indigenous literature and giftware, in honour of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action. Raven Reads aims to inspire and create safe space for dialogue by expanding our understanding and perspectives of the relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people around the world, through the written word, from the past and into the present.

There are various payment and subscription options and you can purchase past boxes. Each box contains a novel by an Indigenous writer and a variety of food or gift items curated from Indigenous companies.

Online Stores: terra20 🍁

Name: terra20

Products: Wide variety of sustainable goods

Manufactured In: Various

Where to buy: Online, 2 stores in Ottawa

Website: terra20.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Diligence and transparency are the pillars of terra20’s product curation. They constantly seek out sustainable, environmentally conscious products, and learn about their origins – who makes them, how they are made, and what ingredients and materials are used. All – not just some – of their products are cruelty-free and free of harmful chemicals, while responsibly sourced from ethical brand partners. You can find the specific made in Canada products they carry here: https://terra20.com/collections/ethics-made-in-canada?constraint=eth-made-in-canada

Miscellaneous: ArtFORMS 🍁

Name: ArtFORMS

Products: Architectural concrete bases

Manufactured In: Uxbridge, Ontario

Where to Buy: Contact company directly

Website: artformsconcretebases.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Uxbridge! Hometown represent! ArtFORMS makes concrete forms that turn the standard, boring cylindrical bases of outdoor light posts into architecturally pleasing bases.

B2B: RefundPros 🍁

Name: RefundPros

Products: Automatic recovery of late shipment refunds from the national carriers including Canada Post, Purolator FedEx and UPS

Headquartered In: West Kelowna, BC

Where to Buy: Online in Canada

Website: refundpros.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

If you’re a Canadian company shipping your products through FedEx, UPS, Canada Post or Purolator, you should check this service out. They will automatically get you refunds for late shipments (of course, taking a cut), saving you money and time.

Their competitors in the industry are American, so check these guys out!