The holiday season for 2022 is around the corner. One of the ways people celebrate these special occasions is by exchanging gifts and sharing happiness.
A recent survey by Etsy revealed that during the holidays, 86 percent of people prefer giving gifts to receiving them.
Around 59 percent of participant said giving gifts make them happy. However, there is no point in giving gifts that will collect dust on the shelf. Instead, pick some practical gifts so the recipients can use them regularly.
Here are 25 made-in-Canada gift items you can give to your loved ones, which make their holidays even more special. Let’s check out.
We begin our list with a wireless charging pad. This charger saves the rough usage of the original charging cable and works with all devices, such as phones, tablets, and smartwatches. The charger also pairs with a USB-C cable.
Another advantage is the gift recipient will never have to look for the right cord or adaptor. You can get this Nordmärke wireless charger on Ikea Canada for $9.99 only.
- Airscape Kilo Storage
An airtight coffee and food storage container is an ideal gift for your coffee-loving family member or friend. This Airscape Kilo storage canister can hold a kilogram of coffee beans and keep them fresh. The container is available on Planetary Design for $41.
Getting the morning protein intake will now become easy with this Cuisipro silicone egg poacher. The poacher has a hands-free design and allows the water to circulate around the egg perfectly. You can get this item on the Cuisipro website at a deal price of $19.99 plus shipping.
- Hamilton Beach 6-Speed Hand Mixer
A hand mixer makes a nice gift for someone who loves baking. This Hamilton Beach 6-speed hand mixer comes with two easy-clean beaters, two traditional beaters, one whisk, and two dough hooks. All these features make whisking, mixing, and folding easier. This item is up for grabs at Walmart Canada at $42.98.
You can gift a set of Flax Pac heating pads to an individual who spends long hours at work or in the car. This item is ideal for soothing sore neck and back pain.
Flax Pacs’ fabrics are 100 percent cotton, filled with flax seeds and lavender buds, keeping the pads warmer for a long time. The small heating pads are available for $30, and the large ones are for $45.
- Emery & Opal Necklace
Emery & Opal is one of the popular made-in-Canada jewelry brands based out of Montreal. The company offers beautifully designed minimalist and affordable sterling gold-filled/silver jewelry pieces.
Your gift recipient will love wearing a jewelry piece from a homegrown brand. You can get different options on Amazon Canada at affordable prices.
- Nos Cabanes Maple Syrup
Maple syrups are part of the daily breakfast menu in Canada, including French toast, pancakes, waffles, or porridge.
You can gift Nos Cabanes maple syrup individually and in gift sets. These maple syrups come with different rich flavors of Quebec. Each bottle costs $18, and the gift boxes start from $50.
- Indigo Arrows Napkins
These 100 percent linen napkins feature pottery patterns and designs made by the indigenous families of Manitoba. The napkins are available at $68 for a set of 4. Check the Indigo Arrows website for various options.
If you are seeking a genuine made-in-Canada item for someone who loves self-grooming, then Routine Natural Deodorant is perfect for the person. These deodorants are handcrafted in Calgary and contain activated charcoal, prebiotics, and magnesium, which help reduce stress sweat and keep the skin healthy. Check the available options on Amazon Canada.
- Canada Goose Jacket
You probably have heard about Canada Goose which offers outerwear for men, women, and kids. But did you know they make their jackets in Canada?
If you gift a jacket to someone close to you, it will last a long time due to the quality the brand maintains. These jackets will prove to be handy during Canadian winters. The price of these jackets starts from $595.
Roku Express 4K is perhaps the most affordable streaming player, which enables easy streaming of 4K and HDR. The gift receiver will be able to watch stream free TV, live news, movies, sports, and others with fast and smooth wireless streaming. This item has a list price of $49.99.
- Powder Blue Underwater iPhone Case (with MagSafe Module)
Has a family member or a friend recently bought an iPhone? You can give them a Pela Underwater Blue Turtle phone case. The compostable case is waterproof and scratch-proof.
Pela Case has phone cases for each version of iPhone or Android phones. This phone case for iPhone 13 with a MagSafe module enables wireless charging and is on sale for CAD 69.95.
- Taikan Duffle Bag
If you are thinking of giving a gift to a fitness enthusiast, get the person a duffle bag by Taikan. It is a durable and minimalist bag that can serve many purposes. The bag has pockets for keeping small items and a removable shoulder strap.
- Daypack with USB port
A daypack with a USB port is an ideal gift for a student or an office-goer for their daily commute. This backpack has several interior pockets, padded straps, and an external USB port with a charging cable. The product is available at Staples for $34.97.
- Tome Pendant
You can gift a Tome Pendant by Jenny Bird to a female friend who likes to make a style statement. This pendant is 14k gold-dipped and paired with a minimalist curb chain that magnifies its elegance.
- Automatic Soap Dispenser
After the pandemic, it is crucial to be health-conscious. A soap and sanitizer dispenser from Chapters Indigo keeps off germs and bacteria. The dispenser delivers just the right amount of soap or sanitizer every time.
- Ava Mini Essential Kit
The Florence by Mills New Ava Mini Essential Kit is a perfect gift for someone who rigorously follows a skincare routine. This kit includes six mini products of all the Florence essentials in a reusable bag. Get the kit from Shoppers Drug Mart.
- Miele Raincoat
The frosty winter weather in Canada is unpredictable, and you never know when it will rain. Gift a female family member or a friend this Miele Raincoat. The product contains 100 percent waterproof material and recycled polyester. You can get this item from Norden for CAD139.
- Philips One by Sonicare Electric Toothbrush
This Philips battery-powered electric toothbrush is a great traveling companion. You can gift it to someone who loves going out. The toothbrush has micro-vibrations that clean the teeth gently, and the smart timer guides through two-minute brushings. There is also a slim case for quick packing.
- Art + Sound Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Water is one of the biggest nemeses of smartphones. But that will not stop a person from enjoying a soundtrack while taking a shower.
This Art + Sound Bluetooth speaker is waterproof and built to float in the tub or work in the shower. Grab this unique speaker for $29.99 on Hudson Bay.
- Sherwood Playrite youth hockey stick
Canada and ice hockey are inseparable. An ice hockey stick is a perfect gift for your growing kid, ready to set the ice rink on fire. A lightweight and affordable Sherwood Playrite stick is an ideal gift for beginners. Get it for $50 from Sport Chek.
- Logitech K380 Bluetooth Keyboard for Mac
If someone close to you spends many hours hunching over the laptop and getting sore back, you can gift the person a wireless keyboard. Get this beautiful and efficient Logitech K380 Bluetooth keyboard for $50 at Best Buy.
- Pocket Farmacy® Kit
If anyone you know is stressed out this holiday season, gift them this Pocket Farmacy® kit from Saje Natural Wellness. This kit contains 5 essential oil blends to provide emotional support, such as unwinding, confidence, connection, reflection, and energy.
- Tasco 10×25 Binoculars
This lightweight Tasco binocular will give a bird watcher a perfect view. This binocular comes with a rubber-armored housing that works as a shock absorber and safeguards the equipment against harsh weather conditions. It delivers optical performance and has quality construction. This binocular is available on the Canadian Tire website for $27.99.
- Tile Pro Bluetooth Item Tracker
A Bluetooth tracker will ensure that a forgetful family member or friend will never lose a key again. Get this item from Canadian Tire for a discounted price of $19.93.
When the happiest time of the year is nearly at the doorstep, there is no better way to celebrate the holidays than gifting some great made-in-Canada items that will give the recipients a sense of belonging with a taste of Canada.