ABOUT US – Made In Canada Products
Welcome! Our website is dedicated to helping you (Canadians) find made in Canada products and services. My wife and I felt it was important to support Canadian business, and Canadian families given the recent trade action brought against Canada. We were born and raised across Canada and are using those years of experience to identify those brands which we feel truly represent Canadian values.
To make our made in Canada products list, it is simply not enough to be Canadian owned, or formerly Canadian owned, we believe products must be made in Canada. Other lists on the internet have failed to thoroughly research the companies they feature. We’ve found that the only remaining Canadian thing about these featured companies are the management team. Unfortunately, as great Canadian companies grow, many sell ownership who then move production to China. The companies we feature on our made in Canada list will not fall into these categories.
As an active duty member of the Canadian Armed Forces I’ve sworn an oath to defend this country. Some battles do not take place on a typical battlefield. This battle is an economic one and this is our contribution to it. Your spending decisions will affect the end result one way or another.
We have made in Canada product categories covering everything Canadian made: clothing, footwear, handbags and luggage, jackets, jewelry, baking, breakfast food, chocolatiers, coffee and tea, condiments, frozen treats, restaurant chains, snacks, furniture (including outdoor/patio), cosmetics, personal care, pharmacies, supplements, home improvement, canoes and kayaks, hunting, fishing, camping, pet food, pet health & beauty, pet stores, pet toys & accessories, pet treats, retailers, baseball equipment, hockey equipment, bikes, fitness equipment, tools, and toys & games.
Try to support local whenever you can, otherwise please use our list to help guide your decisions.
What Does “Made in Canada” Actually Mean?
The Competition Bureau of Canada has clear guidelines as to what defines a “Product of Canada” and what defines a product “Made in Canada”. The Made in Canada designation is the harder of the two to achieve, though is largely a self-appointed designation.
3.2.2 “Made in Canada” claims
The Bureau will generally not challenge a representation that a good is “Made in Canada” under the false or misleading representations provisions of the Acts if these three conditions are met:
- the last substantial transformation of the good occurred in Canada;
- at least 51% of the total direct costs of producing or manufacturing the good have been incurred in Canada; and
- the “Made in Canada” representation is accompanied by an appropriate qualifying statement, such as “Made in Canada with imported parts” or “Made in Canada with domestic and imported parts”. This could also include more specific information such as “Made in Canada with 60% Canadian content and 40% imported content”.
Source: Competition Bureau of Canada
NEWS – Made In Canada
3 September 2019: Eventually Canadian exports will start to decline if we don’t match policy with other advanced economies we do trade with.
The Bank of Canada is expected to open the door further to interest rate cuts at a decision Wednesday, amid worries U.S.-China tensions will curb a relatively robust expansion at home.
19 August 2019: A United States/China trade deal could have implications for Canadian farmers…
Canadian exports of beef, pork, canola and soybeans have largely been locked out of the massive Chinese market following the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou
18 June 2019: China clamping down on Canadian pork exports. More retaliatory measures for the extradition of Huawei CFO.
China says the Canadian firm?s pork was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine
31 May 2019: Canadian concerns regarding the US/China trade war.
Senior deputy governor says the trade war is a wild card for the global economy and trade-dependent countries like Canada
28 Jan 2019: For those thinking the trade challenges were in the rear-view mirror. They certainly are not and continue as strong as ever…
?It suggests the heady days of Chinese investment are certainly over for now?
22 Jan 2019: We hope this isn’t the case, in the meantime keep buying Canadian.
A recession without the U.S. in the same boat