Instruments: JoJo Cajons 🍁

Name: JoJo Cajons Drums and Percussion

Products: Cajons and Percussion Instruments

Manufactured In: Barrie, Ontario

Where to Buy: Online and select retailers

Website: jojocajons.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

JoJo Cajons has been very active in bringing quality instruments to the percussion community, whether you are a beginner or a professional… They have a Cajon for you.  They are involved in every aspect of the Cajon business including: design, manufacturing, distribution and retail of Cajon products.

You may be asking – what the heck is a cajon? It looks like it is best described as a Afro-Peruvian box drum.

Instruments: Backun Musical Services 🍁

Name: Backun Musical Services

Products: Clarinets and clarinet parts

Manufactured In: Burnaby, BC

Where to Buy: Online, or via an authorized dealer

Website: backunmusical.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Founded in 2000, Backun Musical is dedicated to advancing the art of woodwinds. Known worldwide as one of the top woodwind manufacturers, they boast a roster of Backun Artists who proudly use their clarinets.

Miscellaneous: Sparkle Tattoo 🍁

Name: Sparkle Tattoo

Products: Temporary glitter tattoos and supplies

Manufactured In: Drayton Valley, Alberta

Where to buy: Online and stores and artists throughout Canada

Website: sparkletattoo.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Glitter tattoo product was once only supplied by overseas manufacturers. Some product was not safe and others were low quality due to lack of regulation on the import of this item. Sparkle Tattoo wanted to offer the highest quality and safest product that their customers could trust. They have have been in business for 7 years.

Art: Open Door Gallery 🍁

Name: Open Door Gallery

Products: Paintings

Manufactured In: BC

Where to buy: Vancouver, BC gallery

Website: opendoorgallery.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Open Door Gallery provides an outlet for local BC artists through their app, which allows you to visualize the piece of art on your wall. Their online store is expected to be launched in 2019.

Clothing: IFR Workwear 🍁

Name: IFR Workwear

Products: Fire resistant workwear

Manufactured In: Red Deer, Alberta

Where to buy: Distributors, online

Website: ifrworkwear.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

IFR Workwear is a (seemingly B2B/large order) supplier of fire resistant workwear, including workwear for winter. They’ve got coveralls, parkas, insulated bib overalls, fleecewear, and hard hat liners. They are also a silver sponsor of the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

Online Stores: Pamper The Moose 🍁

Name: Pamper The Moose

Products: Home decor, bags, purses, wood trays, bird houses, accent cushions

Manufactured In: Canada

Where to Buy: Pamper the Moose

Website: PamperTheMoose.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

An online store featuring only Canadian-made goods. As a bonus, powered by Canadian-made software Shopify!

Miscellaneous: Kitras Art Glass 🍁

Name: Kitras Art Glass Inc.

Products: Hand blown glass garden art, home decor, and gifts with sentiment

Manufactured In: Fergus, Ontario

Where to Buy: At their studio in Fergus, company website or from various stockists

Website: kitras.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Kitras is Canada’s largest hot glass studio. 2018 marks 30 years in business making handcrafted goods in Canada. They are a family owned and run company, making glass art and gifts that celebrate the everyday beautiful.

B2B: NRC Industries 🍁

Name: NRC Industries

Products: Towing & recovery equipment

Manufactured In: St-Paul d’Abbotsford, Quebec

Where to Buy: Distributors nationwide

Website: nrc-industries.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

NRC makes towing and recovery equipment to retrofit existing trucks. This is not your average tow truck equipment, however – we’re talking gear capable of hauling 60 tons.

B2B: Hipertech 🍁

Name: Hipertech

Products: Oils, greases, lubricants, rustproofing treatments

Manufactured In: Quebec City, Quebec

Where to buy: Network of distributors

Website: hipertech.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Hipertech manufactures a variety of products, mainly serving  heavy industrial sectors such as mining, foundries, aluminum plants and wind mills; it also has clients in light industrial sectors such as forestry and saw mills as well as off-road and on-road equipment.