There’s no better time than the holidays to show your appreciation for the men in your life. Dads, husbands, best buds and brothers often go unnoticed for all they do throughout the year. But that doesn’t make them easy to buy for! Here are some Canadian-created gift options from clothing and poetry to hot sauce and fire, literal fire. And remember, no gift for him is complete without a mushy card, detailing just how appreciated he is! —Jenn Wint
Jacket from Section35 Keep warm this winter in a letterman jacket or overcoat from Section35, a BC based Indigenous owned streetwear brand. Premium materials blend art and fashion to authentically represent Indigenous culture and style.
Hot Sauce and Condiments from Slow Bottled Sunday From sweet to spicy, Slow Bottled Sunday offers a selection of farm-to-bottle condiments to add adventure to any meal. Made in BC’s Okanagan, flavours like Savory Plum and Desert Peach Hot Sauce are sure to tickle the taste buds.
Duffle Bag from Hershel For weekends with the guys or a family trip to the cabin, the Herschel Novel Duffle is the perfect getaway luggage. With functional compartments, high quality materials and durable shoulder and hand straps, this bag can endure any adventure.
Bed Sheets from Silk & Snow There’s no better gift than a luxurious sleep. Toronto based, Silk & Snow offers sheets for superior nights with consciously manufactured, eco-friendly materials that are built to last. Browse sheets, duvets and pillows made from fabrics like muslin, flax linen and Egyptian cotton.
Body Shot by Josh Cameron This book of poetry by former Canadian Boxing Champion reflects on life, relationships and perspective, after hanging up the gloves for good. Body Shot, the second poetry collection by Josh Cameron, exposes unresolved emotions and vulnerability, allowing readers to see their world through a new deeper lens.
Belt from KNKT Keep his pants up with afunctional belt that is both stylish and built to last. KNKT Belts have no holes, just the perfect fit in either genuine cowhide leather or nylon. They offer a range of designs for the golf course to the board room to coaching soccer practice.
Bonfire Candle from Backcountry Bonfires Whethercamping, hanging in the backyard, or picnicking at the beach, keep cozy with a portable wax-fueled fire pit. In two sizes, Backcountry Bonfires offer ambiance, warmth, and leaves no environmental footprint of any adventure out or night in!
Stainless Steel Bracelet from Steven G Designs For the fashion forward guy, these bracelets are a perfect mix of casual and dressy. Various Steven G Designs styles feature black and brown braided leather and faux leather designs with polished engraving plates and secure stainless steel magnetic clasps.
Jeans from Arturo Denim Japanese denim manufactured in Quebec offers the most comfortable, durable fit. With the right amount of stretch, these stylish, vegan jeans are made for living. Arturo Demin offers free repairs within one year of purchase.
Brewery Swag from R&B Brewing Beer t-shirts are a classic holiday gift and a great way to support your local brewery. We love the swag from R&B Brewing in Vancouver. Choose from hats, t-shirts and even socks so you can share the love for your local brew, between happy hours.