Looking for the best Canadian-made gift ideas to shop so you can support local makers here in Canada?
Whether you’re looking for simpler or more splurge-worthy gifts, I’ve included a wide range of Canadian-made gift ideas to help you shop for your friends and loved ones.
We’ve got to do our best to support local, and shopping gifts that are made in Canada is an awesome way to do that!
Here are some of the best Canadian-made gift ideas to shop.
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The best Canadian-made gift ideas
If you’re looking for made-in-Canada gift ideas for the beauty lover in your life, you’ll definitely want to check out the brand Routine.
They make some of the best clean deodorants in town, and they manufacture their products here in Canada!
Routine is based out of Calgary, and that’s where they make all of their clean and natural beauty products.
Their glasses are also refillable, so the beauty lover in your life can take it back to an eligible store to get it refilled once it’s empty.
I also have a blog post all about other amazing Canadian clean beauty brands if you’re interesting in learning about more awesome brands.
2. LOHN candles
If you’re looking for simple yet practical Canadian-made gift ideas, a locally-made and hand-poured candle is perfect.
There are tons of awesome local candle companies that hand pour their own candles here in Canada, and LOHN is one of my favourites!
They’re based out of Toronto, and they’re actually home to Toronto’s very first scent studio.
They even have a scent quiz on their website so you can find your perfect scent.
You can use the discount code “JESSICAILAM” for 15% off your order!
3. Murphy & Jo candles
For the homebody in your life, give them the gift of something to make being at home even more enjoyable.
Murphy & Jo candles are individually hand-poured here in Toronto, and all of their ingredients are also locally sourced.
Their candles are made out of soy, so they’re much better for the environment than your typical candles!
They also donate $1 per unit sold to support dog rescue and women’s rights organizations, which is awesome.
4. Oath the Label candle
For the candle lover who also loves home decor, they’ll absolutely love an Oath the Label candle.
Their body-shaped candles are literally a work of art, and since each one is handmade, every one of them is unique.
They make their handcrafted candles out of pure soy wax, so it’s vegan-friendly as well!
Their candles are actually more for home decor than burning (they’re also unscented), but they’re still gorgeous pieces for gifting!
5. The Flax Pac
For the person who spends long hours at their desk or in the car, they’ll appreciate a Flax Pac.
Their microwaveable flax seed heating and cooling pads are great for soothing sore necks and backs!
Got a car enthusiast in your life to shop for?
Perhaps your car lover friend can spruce up their space with a cool custom car print.
Custom Car Posters is Vancouver-based, and they make each illustrated print to order, which you can customize!
I’m a Bimmer gal, but they’ve got prints of other car companies as well.
7. Drizzle honey
You can’t really go wrong with Canadian-made food products as gifts – who doesn’t love to eat?!
For the health nut or sweet tooth in your life, grab them the gift of sweet, sweet honey.
Drizzle is a Calgary-based food company that offers raw, bee-friendly, superfood-powered, and locally-produced honey.
8. Kozlik’s mustard
For the foodie in your life, they’ll definitely appreciate a jar (or a few) of Kozlik’s mustard.
You can do so much with gourmet mustard in the kitchen!
The Amazing Maple and Sweet & Smokey flavours are my absolute fave.
Fun fact that you can write in the holiday card: Canada is the largest mustard producer in the world!
Adam and I love our hot sauces, and Pepper North is one of our favourite hot sauce brands!
They make their sauces here in Ontario, and they are hecka delicious.
Grab the gift set for the spice enthusiast in your life!
The home cook in your life will absolutely appreciate a handcrafted cutting board from Larch Wood Canada.
Their cutting boards are handmade from the wood of larch trees on Cape Breton Island, and every single board is unique.
11. Cabot Trail Cream
Premium Canadian maple syrup and fresh cream make this heavenly liqueur the perfect holiday gift.
It literally tastes like a maple donut, so it’s perfect for the sweet tooth in your life.
They can drink it on its own with some ice, or mix it into their coffee!
You can get Cabot Trail Cream at the LCBO here in Ontario.
12. Croissants from Bake Code
Of course, you can always grab pastries from your local bakery if you’re looking for simple Canadian-made gifts!
Bake Code makes some of my fave pastries and desserts here in Toronto, a lot of them inspired by Asian flavours!
And what better way to show up to a holiday party than with some freshly baked croissants?
They even have online ordering and delivery to make your life easier.
13. Mini cakes from VaVa Designer Cakes
Your cake lover can sample 6 different cake flavours from the cake set, or y’all can share it as a post-dinner holiday treat.
And if they have a favourite out of them, you can order a full-sized cake of that flavour for their next birthday 😉
14. Mochins from The Good Goods
For the person who loves both mochi and muffins, grab them a box of mochins from The Good Goods to satisfy their sweet dreams.
It’s totally different than your typical baked pastry!
You can pick up their mochins in Markham, North York, or downtown, or order delivery in the GTA.
15. Purdy’s chocolates
For the sweet tooth in your life, you can’t go wrong with some Canadian-made chocolates for gifts!
Purdy’s started out as a small handmade chocolate shop in Vancouver over a century ago, and now it’s one of the largest chocolatiers in Canada.
They have the most incredible holiday chocolate selections, and the peppermint bark is my and Adam’s fave!
16. Gift basket from Saul Good Gift Co.
If thinking about individual holiday gifts stresses you out, maybe getting a local Canadian-made gift basket will make things easier.
Saul Good is a Canadian company that curates local gift baskets specifically for Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, as well as Canada-wide!
They have all kinds of different gift baskets featuring local products, and I have a separate blog post all about this amazing Toronto holiday gift basket from Saul Good, which features all Ontario-made confections and treats.
They’re also a certified B Corp, which is amazing.
17. Muttonhead winter wear
Ain’t nothing better than looking cute while being warm, and it’s nice to wear Canadian-made while weathering out Canadian winters.
Muttonhead makes their apparel here in Toronto, and all their pieces are unisex!
Grab a cozy toque, pair of socks, or gloves to help your giftee brave out the Canadian cold.
18. Lupa beanie
Lupa is another awesome Canadian outerwear and accessory brand, and they make everything at their factory in Montreal!
Grab your giftee a warm beanie that’s suited for the coldest of cold weather (and Quebec gets pretty darn cold).
19. Smash & Tess rompers
For cozy winter nights in, Smash & Tess rompers are perfect.
They’re a Vancouver-based sustainable fashion brand that manufactures their clothing pieces here in Canada!
They’ve got super cute and cozy rompers that you’ll want to even get for yourself.
20. Encircled jogger set
Encircled is a sustainable clothing brand that ethically makes their clothing at their sewing studio here in Toronto!
Their jogger set is super comfy and perfect for cozying up in this winter.
It comes in a bunch of different colours, and I adore the heather oatmeal colourway.
I’ve also got a separate blog post all about even more great sustainable Toronto fashion brands if you’re interested!
21. Bless and Soul jewelry
For the spiritual person in your life, they’ll adore these handmade crystal bracelets from Bless and Soul.
Handmade in Toronto, each piece is inspired by mother nature and made with intention.
The Amplifying and Clearing Negative Energy bracelet is my fave – it’s beautiful and it’s exactly my vibe!
22. Bluboho jewelry
Bluboho is another Toronto-based sustainable jewelry brand, and they use conflict-free diamonds and gemstones and recycled gold to create their pieces here in Toronto.
Your gift receiver will love the fact that they’re wearing something Canadian-made and sustainably-made!
23. Uppdoo bag
Each and every bag at Uppdoo is handcrafted here in Toronto, so you know it’s made with love.
They make unique bags and accessories that will definitely satisfy the fashionista in your life.
If you’re looking to gift something extra special, they even make custom leather bags!
Did y’all know Roots leather products are handcrafted at their factory here in Toronto?
Their leather bags literally last for years – the quality is impeccable!
You probably already know of Canada Goose, but you probably didn’t know their jackets are made in Canada!
I’ve owned several Canada Goose jackets in my lifetime, and their quality is one of the greatest for Canadian winters.
If you’re looking to splurge on a holiday gift for someone, a Canada Goose jacket will last them a lifetime (especially with the lifetime warranty)!
I’ve been wearing my Victoria parka every winter for the last 5 years, and it’s still in amazing condition.
Canadian-made gift ideas:
- Routine deodorant
- Lohn candles
- Murphy & Jo candles
- Oath the Label candle
- The Flax Pac
- Custom car print
- Drizzle honey
- Kozlik’s mustard
- Pepper North hot sauce
- Larch Wood Canada cutting board
- Cabot Trail Cream
- Croissants from Bake Code
- Mini cakes from VaVa Designer Cakes
- Mochins from The Good Goods
- Purdy’s chocolates
- Gift basket from Saul Good Gift Co.
- Muttonhead winter wear
- Lupa beanie
- Smash & Tess rompers
- Encircled jogger set
- Bless and Soul jewelry
- Bluboho jewelry
- Uppdoo bag
- Roots leather bag
- Canada Goose jacket
These were some of the best made-in-Canada gift ideas to shop!
If you’re looking for some cute Canadian-made holiday cards to go along with your Christmas gifts, I love these ones from Toronto-based Sly Eye!
You can find more of my fave products and items on my wishlist in my Amazon Shop.
Looking for more holiday gift ideas? Check out some of my other holiday gift guides:
- Sustainable Holiday Gift Ideas
- Amazon Holiday Gift Guide
- 50 Holiday Gift Ideas for Her Under $50
- Holiday Gift Guide for Her
- Holiday Gift Guide for Him
- The Perfect Holiday Gift for Clean Beauty Lovers
- Where to Get the Best Toronto Holiday Gift Baskets
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