Greeting Cards: Kokocards 🍁

Name: Kokocards

Products: Greeting cards

Manufactured In: Toronto, Ontario

Where to Buy: Online and some boutique retail stores in Toronto


Canadian Owned: Yes

Kokocards makes custom and themed cards for all occasions, as well as corporate greeting cards.

Miscellaneous: Grey Goose Press 🍁

Name: Grey Goose Press

Products: Books

Manufactured In: Canada

Where to Buy: Online


Canadian Owned: Yes

Grey Goose is a micro-publisher of Canadian books. They accept submissions during certain times of the year, so if you’re interested in getting your manuscript published, you might want to check them out.

Miscellaneous: The Flag Store 🍁

Name: The Flag Store

Products: Canadian flags, custom flags and more

Manufactured In: Barrie, Ontario

Where to Buy: Thornton and online


Canadian Owned: Yes

Family owned flag making business since 1965. Owned by the Burke family for the last 53 years!

Instruments: Los Cabos Drumsticks 🍁

Name: Los Cabos Drumsticks

Products: Wooden drumsticks

Manufactured In: Hanwell, New Brunswick

Where to Buy: Long & McQuade or most other music stores


Canadian Owned: Yes

Los Cabos manufactures drumsticks for drummers playing death metal to jazz. The use Canadian maple or hickory sourced from the US.

Drummers from such well-known Canadian bands as The Glorious Sons, Platinum Blonde and I Mother Earth use their sticks.

Instruments: Riversong Guitars 🍁

Name: Riversong Guitars

Products: Guitars

Manufactured In: Kamloops, BC

Where to Buy: Dealers around the world


Canadian Owned: Yes

Since we know nothing about guitars, it’s difficult to know what to say, but it appears Riversong makes some pretty cool stuff. They built the first acoustic guitar with an integrated digital controller, have a patented adjustable neck and seem to be really innovative in guitar manufacturing.

Instruments: Hamm-tone Guitars 🍁

Name: Hamm-tone Guitars

Products: Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, and Guitar School

Manufactured In: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Where to Buy: Winnipeg, Manitoba


Canadian Owned: Yes

Jeremy Hamm makes guitars, mandolins and banjos with a lifetime warranty (his life) which he currently estimates should amount to 50 more years or so.

Hamm also runs a luthier school, where you can learn to make guitars yourself.

Commercial/Industrial: AGAT Laboratories 🍁

Name: AGAT Laboratories

Products: Testing services

Headquartered In: Calgary, Alberta

Where to buy: Locations across Canada


Canadian Owned: Yes

AGAT specializes in several types of lab testing. Though much of their market is small through large corporations, some of the testing (e.g. water quality) is procured by consumers. Their list of services:

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ultra-trace and Toxicology
  • Agricultural Analysis
  • Food Testing
  • Geology and Petrology
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • Air Quality Monitoring
  • Petroleum Testing Services
  • Oilsands Analysis
  • Routine Core
  • Mining Geochemistry
  • Lubricants Testing Services