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The Best Canadian Brands 

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Updated November 5, 2019 662 votes 97 voters 2.7k 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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BlackBerry Limited is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Krakatau added Telecommunications equipment, Telecommunications, Wireless
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 ...more
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Tim Hortons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Crown Royal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Lululemon Athletica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Clothing
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 ...more
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Canadian Tire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Scotiabank is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Investment banking, Financial Services, Commercial Banking
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 ...more
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WestJet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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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Shoppers Drug Mart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Sun Life Financial is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Financial Services, Life Insurance
Sun Life Financial, Inc. is a Canada-based financial services company known primarily as a life insurance company. It is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world, and also one of ...more
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Air Canada is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Saskjays added Airline, Transportation, Air 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. ...more
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Cirque du Soleil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
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, ...more
12
Molson Brewery is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Rogers Telecom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Manulife Financial is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Insurance Carriers, Financial Services, Direct Life Insurance Carriers
Manulife or Manulife Financial is a Canadian insurance company and financial services provider, with a head office in Toronto, Canada. The company operates in Canada and Asia as ...more
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Maple Leaf Foods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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.
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Bell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
17
IMAX Corporation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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
18
Loblaws is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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Winners is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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, ...more
20
Indigo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Bookstore
Indigo Books & Music Inc. is a Canadian retail bookstore chain.
21
Sobeys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
22
Bombardier Inc. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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 ...more
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TDIndustries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
TDIndustries, founded in 1946, is an American construction and technology corporation that provides commercial and industrial services such as air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing systems ...more
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President's Choice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
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Saputo Inc. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Canadian Brands
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Saputo Inc. is a Montreal-based Canadian dairy company. Founded as a cheese making company in 1954 by Italian immigrant Giuseppe Saputo, today Saputo's business includes dairy products, and it ...more