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Buy Canadian for Father's Day and give a gift to dad that also supports local business.
Be inspired for Father's Day with 11 great gifts made right here at home. Plus, Dad will be so impressed about the positive effects of buying Canadian, he just might start a new trend!
1. Travel shave set
This shave set by Wild Prairie Soap comes with a pure badger-hair brush, natural olive oil soap, and soothing shave products. Made in Alberta.
Wild Prairie Soap travel shave set, $45, wildprairiesoap.ca
2. Travel pillow with inflatable core
Is Dad tired of being tired when travelling? Try this lightweight and packable pick by Pillowpacker Pillows. Made in Ontario.
Pillowpacker inflatable travel pillow, $99, pillowpackers.com
3. Framed giclee art print
A wave embossed wooden frame surrounds these vibrant coloured sailboats. Made in Ontario.
Giclee art print by Framecraft, $129, framecraftltd.com
4. Modular storage system
This gift will help keep Dad's gear in shape, and won't rust. Made in Ontario.
Rhino Modular Systems, from $16, available at Home Hardware
5. The Man Pack
Does your dad have a beard? Here's a care kit for him. It includes beard oil, moustache wax, conditioner and shampoo bar. Made in Ontario.
Urban Beard Man Pack, $59, urbanbeard.ca
6. Work boots
The perfect gift for hard working dads. Made in Quebec.
Royer Work boots, $240, Royer
7. Solid maple pro baseball bat
Let your Dad set his own records! Originally made for Miguel Cabrera, now used by many pros. Made in Ontario.
SAM BAT Custom Pro baseball bat, $145, sambat.com
8. BBQ storage rack
For the Dad who loves his grill tools. Mounting hardware and adaptable hooks designed to allow over the fence/railing mount included. Made in Ontario.
No ice required to keep favourite summer drinks cold! These coolers and warmers will heat or cool his lunch and beverages and can be used in a car, RV, boat or truck. Made in Ontario.
12 volt plug-in cooler/warmer, Koolatron, $200
10. Splurge item: Cabin luggage
For a world-class pick that's made in Canada, check out this suitcase-of-a-lifetime. Made in Ontario.
RIMOWA Topas Cabin Multiwheel, $1060, Rimowa
11. Splurge item: Angler kayak
Dad will love this manoeuvrable and stable angler, filled with easily accessible storage space. Made in Quebec.