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The Best Canadian Brands

Updated November 5, 2019 977 votes 123 voters 3.3k views
Canada is home to some of the most beautiful places in North America. The first things that come to our mind when we think about this amazing country is the famous Maple Leaf, the fact that it neighbors North America so tourism is very easy and the word, “Eh?” We don’t often tend to think about Canadaian businesses, however, but this bilingual speaking country that is heavily influenced by the French culture is home to some very noteworthy home grown companies.If you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the best Canadian brands available?” before then you have definitely come to the right place! It may seem like a little known fact, but Canada is actually home tothe famous Blackberry brands. Who hasn’t heard of that? And besides the technological profiles popular here, Canada is also home to some amazing entertainment venues that are famous around the world: did you know that most of the Home and Garden Television Network’s shows are filmed in Canada?This list discusses famous Canadian brands, including: Blackberry, TD Industries, Manulife Financial, Tim Hortons, Loblaws, Sun Life Financial, Maple Leaf Foods, Telus, Future Shop, IMAX and Cirque du Soleil. If you’ve ever experienced any of these companies yourself please share your opinions with the rest of the world and vote for your favorite brand today!
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    Tim Hortons

    Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
    Tim Hortons Inc. is a Canadian multinational fast casual restaurant known for its coffee and doughnuts. It is also Canada's largest quick service restaurant chain; as of September 2014, it has 3,665...  more
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    Blackberry

    Telecommunications equipment, Telecommunications
    BlackBerry Limited, formerly known as Research In Motion Limited, is a Canadian telecommunication and wireless equipment company best known to the general public as the developer of the BlackBerry...  more
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    Canada Dry Ginger Ale is a soft drink produced by Canada Dry. Though Canada Dry manufactures a range of different beverages, the company has long been known for its ginger ale. John J. McLaughlin...  more
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    Canadian Tire

    All Other Motor Vehicle Dealers, Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores
    Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is a Canadian retail company which sells a wide range of automotive, sports and leisure, and home products. Retail operations include Canadian Tire, the core retail...  more
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    Crown Royal is a blended Canadian whisky created by Seagram but sold to Diageo in 2000. Crown Royal was introduced in 1939 by Samuel Bronfman, president of Seagram, as a tribute to the royal visit of...  more
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    Cirque du Soleil

    Arts, Entertainment
    Cirque du Soleil is a Canadian entertainment company. It is the largest theatrical producer in the world. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and located in the inner-city area of Saint-Michel, it was...  more
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    IMAX Corporation

    Photographic Equipment and Supplies
    The IMAX Corporation is a Canadian theatre company which designs and manufactures IMAX cameras and projection systems as well as performing film development, production, post production and...  more
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    Bombardier Inc.

    Rail transport, Aerospace Engineering
    Bombardier Inc. is a Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company, founded by Joseph-Armand Bombardier as L'Auto-Neige Bombardier Limitée on January 29, 1942, at Valcourt in the...  more
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    The Molson Brewery was formed in Montreal in 1786. It is the second oldest company in Canada after the Hudson's Bay Company. In 2005 Molson merged with US-based Coors to form Molson Coors Brewing...  more
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    Air Canada

    Airline, Transportation
    Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. The airline, founded in 1936, provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo to 178 destinations worldwide. It is...  more
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    Lululemon Athletica Inc., styled as lululemon athletica, is a self-described yoga-inspired athletic apparel company, which produces a clothing line and runs international clothing stores from its...  more
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    Hudson's Bay is a chain of 90 department stores that operate across parts of Canada. It is the main brand of Hudson's Bay Company, North America's oldest company. It has its headquarters in the...  more
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    Winners Merchants International L.P is a chain of off-price Canadian department stores owned by TJX Companies which also owns HomeSense. It offers brand name clothing, footwear, bedding, furniture,...  more
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    Rogers

    Telecommunications
    Rogers Telecom Inc. is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications. It is a Toronto-based company with a focus on integrated communications as a solutions provider of data, e-business and voice services to...  more
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    The Bell was a British 3-wheeled cyclecar made in 1920 by W.G. Bell of Rochester, Kent. The car was a three-wheeler with the single wheel at the front and was powered by a JAP or Precision engine....  more
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    Cbc

    Broadcasting
    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, officially branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster. The English- and...  more
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    13
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    Shoppers Drug Mart

    Retail, Pharmacy
    Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is Canada's largest retail pharmacy chain, and has its headquarters in North York, Toronto, Ontario. It has more than 1,253 stores operating under the names Shoppers...  more
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    Scotiabank

    Investment banking, Financial Services
    The Bank of Nova Scotia, commonly known as Scotiabank, is the third largest bank in Canada by deposits and market capitalization. It serves more than 21 million customers in over 55 countries around...  more
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    Maple Leaf Foods

    Food Manufacturing
    Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a major Canadian food processing company, founded in 1927 as a merger of several major Toronto meat packers. Its head office is in Toronto....  more
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    Indigo

    Bookstore
    Indigo Books & Music Inc. is a Canadian retail bookstore chain....  more
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    WestJet

    Airline, Transportation
    WestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canadian low-cost carrier, that provides scheduled and charter air service to 91 destinations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, Central America and the...  more
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    Loblaws

    Retail
    Loblaws is a supermarket chain with over 2000 stores in Canada, headquartered in Brampton, with stores across British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. Loblaws is a division of Loblaw Companies...  more
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    Sobey’s

    Sobeys Inc. is the second largest food retailer in Canada, with over 1,500 supermarkets operating under a variety of banners. Headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, it operates stores in all ten...  more
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    Red Rose Tea