Canadian Tire – Canadian Retailer
Canadian Tire is an iconic Canadian Retailer. It is a publicly traded company (listed on TSX) and is a department store primarily known for its automotive, tools, and outdoors sections. It was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Toronto Ontario.
Federated Co-operatives Limited
– Canadian Retailer
Headquartered in Saskatoon they sell gasoline, fuels, food, and agriculture products throughough BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
Home Hardware – Canadian Retailer
They are 100% Canadian owned and are headquartered in Jacobs Ontario. They own several sub-stores including: Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, Home Hardware Building Centre, and Home Furnture. They hold a wide range of products throughout.
Indigo Books – Canadian Retailer
In 1940, 2 brothers opened the first Coles (Book) Store in Toronto. Coles expanded across Canada, including the largest book store ever in Toronto. Also known as Chapters, Coles, and Calendar Club of Canada. They are a publicly traded company but their CEO is Heather Reisman who is Montreal born. Plenty of retailers all across Canada or available online.
Source for Sports – Canadian Retailer
During the 1960s, a group of sporting goods stores in Ontario decided to buy together, allowing them to create better value for their customers. This eventually grew into Source for Sports who now have over 150 retail locations across the country. Each Source for Sports is independently owned (even better) and tailor their product lines to local needs. Shout out to Kirby’s Source for Sports.