Local shops play a huge role in keeping our communities as strong, vibrant, and diverse as possible. As proud supporters of Canadian small businesses, we’re always looking for ways to connect people to the best their neighbourhoods have to offer. We are so excited to share this 2022 gift guide, full of some of the wonderful partners we’ve had the pleasure of working with.
The 2022 Small Business Gift Guide:
Gifts for Your Fashionable Friends
House of Hayla
House of Hayla creates vibrant, vegan footwear inspired by bold Pantone colour palettes that is 100% PETA approved.
Item: HOH Patent Low – Black
Friday Sock Co.
Looking for fun, responsibly made socks, designed in Canada and ethically made in Italy? Look no further.
Item: Holiday Edition Bear & Tree Socks
Threads creates high-quality and luxurious tights made in Italy, delivering them directly to your doorstep for an affordable price.
Item: Sheer Contour (Black)
The fearless women behind Make Way are disrupting the male-dominated sneaker scene, making a space in Canada for female sneakerheads.
Item: ACG Therma-Fit ‘Tuff Knit’ Fleece Hoodie
Gifts for the Cozy Connoisseur
Land of Daughters
A Métis + female founded love letter to the world, Land of Daughters creates unique scents for candles, aroma sprays, and solid perfumes.
Item: Homebody Solid Perfume
Cup of Té
Cup of Té is an Ontario-based loose leaf organic tea retailer enriching lives with their aromatic, organic blends.
Item: Gold Holiday Luxe Tree Mug
Os & oakes creates comfortable unisex children’s clothing that is fun & fashionale. Made from a sustainable bamboo-blend, os & oakes clothing is as ethical as it is durable.
Item: Knit Beanie
The Unceded Territories of the Skwxẃu7mesh (Squamish) First Nation
As a luxury indigenous brand, Sḵwálwen Botanicals honours traditional Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) plant knowledge, creating luxury botanical skin care products.
Item: Mimts’ Restorative Hand Balm (With Usnea and Shea Butter)
Gifts for Gourmands
Port Coquitlam, BC
Munch makes 100% vegan, 100% natural, stone ground nut butters.
Item: Chocolate Hazelnut Butter
Inspired by the craft distillery community in Alberta, Token Bitters create their bitters from organic, locally sourced ingredients.
Item: Muskoka Smoke
A Black woman led business, Mary’s Brigadeiro creates moments of happiness, joy, and connection through chocolate creations.
Item: Holiday Gift Tin with 12 Brigadeiros
Lignum Honey is the best on earth. Their 100% natural raw honey, from the finest apiaries in Jamaica, elevates any food.
Item: Summer Blossom (Multifloral) Honey
Gifts for the Homebody
Grumpy Kid Studio
Grumpy Kid Studio makes playful ceramics by hand in Montréal. Their quirky bowls, vases and mugs all have their own unique expressions.
Item: Holiday Dinner Mug
Hacienda carry a curated selection of unique pieces carefully picked for each room of your home.
Item: Bath Bomb Gift Box
Thoughtfully designed to deliver carefully created experiences, Setsuna’s low-smoke, long burning incense enhances small, everyday moments.
Item: HA KO Paper Incense
Milk Jar Candle Company makes natural, hand poured candles with double-ply wooden wicks with beautiful scents ranging from fruity to earthy to smoky and everything in between.
Item: Sweather Weather 10 Oz Candle