Even though dads are notoriously hard to buy for, we have you covered when you’re shopping for a dad who loves the cottage. Here’s what to buy dad for Father’s Day this year.
An Ontario-made hot sauce sampler
Turn your cottage cookout into a game of Hot Ones with these hot sauces that were actually featured on season six of the show. Buy them at Amazon.ca.
A cordless drill
This cordless drill allows your dad to tackle outdoor projects at the cottage without needing access to an electrical outlet. Buy it at Lowes.ca.
A stream bar
If your cottage is connected, this all-in-one soundbar/streaming device will stream movies, TV shows, and sports games with high-quality sound. Buy it at Amazon.ca.
New and ethical leisurewear
After a year in lockdown, chances are your dad’s sweats need an update. This Canadian brand plants 10 trees for every article of clothing sold. Buy it at Mec.ca.
Proud Grill magnetic barbecue tool set
Use them separately as a spatula or fork, or stick them together using the magnets to turn them into tongs. Find it on Amazon.
An insulated bottle
This woodsy bottle keeps your dad’s water/coffee/cocktail/beer cold for 60 hours, or hot for 20. It can also fit ice cubes and has a handy strap. Buy it at Amazon.ca.
A weekend bag
This bag is part backpack/duffle hybrid opens from the top, making it perfect for keeping clothes organized on a weekend getaway to the cottage. Buy it at Mec.ca.
A deep tissue massager
If your dad is active, this deep tissue massaging gun is the perfect gift for remedying sore muscles. Buy it at Amazon.ca.
A smart thermostat
If your dad is “energy-conscious” (read: always ranting about the heating bill), give him the gift of peace of mind. This smart thermostat learns your habits and adjusts your heating or air conditioning to conserve when you’re not around. Buy it at Lowes.ca.
A new grill
If your dad can be found grilling all summer at the cottage, buy him a new one, like this one on clearance at Lowes.ca.
A new cookbook
This cookbook from celebrity chef Michael Smith features recipes from his award-winning Price Edward Island restaurant. If your dad can nail the recipes, it might be more of a gift to yourself. Buy it at Indigo.ca.