All-Canadian Everything: The Top 10 Canada 150 Goods We Love
WRITTEN BY COURTNEY GILMOUR
The world needs more Canada. From Canadian canoes to Le Creusets to “Home is Canada” pillow cases, we’re stocking up on Canada 150 gelato, homewares and sporting goods for Canada Day weekend.
Napoleon Canada 150 Grill
Fire up the BBQ, it’s time to celebrate proper. This limited-edition Napoleon Prestige will help you serve up a festive delight. It comes with a fully assembled and tested grill head, side shelves, and hardware. Did you notice the maple leaf on the lid?
Canada 150 grill, available at Napoleon Grills, price upon request
Royal Doulton Figurine
Royal Doulton commemorates the 150th birthday of Canada with a touch of the northern spirit – this Polar Bear Figurine made from bone china and decorated in beautiful symbols. With only 2,000 produced, it makes the perfect household gift to display Canadian pride.
Royal Doulton figurine, available at William Ashley, $100
Rocky Mountain Soap Co Canada 150
Does it get more Canadian than a Canadian company that handcrafts their products in the Rockies? Rocky Mountain Soap Co has created an aromatic bar of soap that smells of birthday cake just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday. For every bar sold, $1 will be donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Canada 150 feature soap, available at Rocky Mountain Soap Co., $7
Peace Collective x Casper Pillowcase
Get a good night’s rest after all your 150 partying with Peace Collective and Casper’s
“Home Is Canada” collab pillowcase. Made with Supima cotton, this pillowcase is ultra soft. The “Home Is Canada” print is bold on the front and a perfect accent to your bedding.
P/C x Casper Home is Canada pillowcase, available at Peace Collective, $65
Kiehl’s Canada 150 Body Cream
The cold Canadian air is known for chapping our ilps and drying our skin. Lucky for us, Kiehl’s has us covered all year long. Their limited-edition hydrating body moisturizer leaves your skin soft to the touch. A special Canada 150 design makes this item an easy favourite.
Creme de corps, available at Kiehl’s, $39
Le Creuset Maple Leaf French Oven
Get cookin’ with the limited-edition Maple Leaf Round French Oven by Le Creuset, which commemorates Canada’s 150th anniversary. It’s hand-enamelled in France with a display medallion engraved with the maple leaf, and the Le Creuset logo. The oven is comes in a Canada 150 box that contains a certificate of authenticity, and a commemorative map of Canada.
Maple leaf round french oven, available at Le Creuset, $500
Swift Canada Canoe
Go camping and exploring in the great Canadian wilderness with the help of a Swift canoe. Swift gives back to Canada this year with unique boats that are numbered individually; they feature Canada-themed graphics and a Canadian flag on the bottom. Only 150 will be made and sold in 2017.
Canada themed Canoe, available at Swift, starting at $3,025
Fiasco Butter Tart
Sweet treats are the perfect way to celebrate birthdays, and butter tarts are a Canadian staple. To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Fiasco Gelato created a gelato with our token dessert. You heard that right: a butter tart-flavoured gelato with house-made butter tart filling and flaky pie crust.
Fiasco Gelato Canadian butter tart, available at Pusateri’s, $10
Mellah True North Rug
Tuck Shop and Mellah are introducing a mini collection of artisanal hand-knotted rugs called True North, a celebration of the great outdoors and the Great White North. The rugs are made of hand-spun Moroccan wool and make for stunning commemorative decor up at the cottage or at home.
Mellah True North knotted rug, available at Tuck Shop Trading Co., $2000
HBC and Steamwhistle Bottle Opener and Tin
Steamwhistle is a household Canadian brew, and now you can open a cold one with ease and style. Made with the Hudson’s Bay heritage stripe, this set includes an opener and tin with sleek design. A great Canada 150 addition to every home.
HBC x Steamwhistle bottle opener and tin, available at Hudson’s Bay, $10