Christmas is reportedly more than 40 per cent of Canadians’ favourite holiday, more than twice as popular as Canada Day, the distant runner-up. Christmas and Canada go hand-in-hand, so here’s how to celebrate the season in a uniquely Canadian way.
Never complain about getting socks for Christmas again with these clever socks. The message isn’t available unless you put your feet up, the perfect excuse for not helping with the Christmas dinner dishes.
Calgary wall decal
Bring your favourite city’s skyline home with this fun wall decal, and yes, there are other cities besides Calgary available. Perfect for combating holiday homesickness.
Canada cookie cutters
Celebrate Canada’s majestic wildlife with these themed cookie cutters. Bonus points for creatively naming them. Another bite of Melvin Moose, anyone?
Great Lakes pillow
Celebrate Canada’s inland “unsalted seas” with this fashionable (and comfy) pillow. A watercolour effect is nicely appropriate.
Quebec Nordiques Santa hat
Add a little retro charm (and possibly some sad nostalgia) to your Christmas with this hat celebrating the now-in-Denver Quebec Nordiques. Is it just us, or does the logo look a little like an elephant?
Justin Trudeau enamel pin
If you’ve got a fan of our handsome PM on your Christmas list, give them a JT gift that they can carry with them always.
Maple leaf ornament
Perfect as a holiday party favour, this stamped aluminum maple leaf will remind everyone how much they love the True North.
CBC retro sweater
A perfect splurge for the CBC fan in your life, this pure wool sweater featuring CBC’s iconic logo will warm even the coldest winter hearts.
A hot drink in a thermos festooned with Mounties is Canadian enough. Combine it with a chilly outdoor CFL game and you’re about as Canadian as you get.
Get all the lumberjack aesthetic with none of the chopping with this cozy onesie. Complete with rear flap for truly traditional styling.
Perennial Canadian favourites, a box of these maple cream cookies would be a perfect stocking stuffer. Pair a couple of cookies with maple tea for a warm and cozy Canadian snack.
Anyone can wear their patriotism on their sleeve. This pretty gift lets them wear it around their neck. (We’re pretty sure there isn’t actually a heart-shaped island in the northwest Atlantic, though.)
Canadian Connect 4
The ultimate cottage rainy-day game gets a Canadian makeover. Made of maple and walnut, this handmade Connect 4 set is just like the original one with a Canucky twist.
Mountie passport/sunglass pouch
This versatile bag with the whimsical print is perfect for the traveller in your life. The best part? There’s an equally fun red-and-white moose print on the inside.