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It’s Canada Day, eh? Here are 5 things to help you enjoy the long weekend

Friday, July 1st 2022, 6:00 am - Celebrate the summer weather with pool floats, sun protection, and hydration products that will have you singing O Canada all season long!

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This Canada Day, we’re recommending our favourite things from small Canadian brands that either design or make their products right here on our home turf. Each item will help you enjoy the good weather a little bit more this summer, wherever your adventures might take you!

FLOAT-EH Maple Leaf Pool Float for Adults

Ontario

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Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on Amazon.ca reviews

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We previously recommended the Beaver Float by the Canadian-designed brand FLOAT-EH and now, for Canada Day, we have our eyes on this maple leaf option. Having personally owned these floats for several summers, I feel confident to recommend them for your next patriotic pool party or summer days on the lake. FLOAT-EH also offers a 3-year limited warranty on their products to ensure customer satisfaction.

Green Beaver Natural Mineral Sunscreen

Ontario

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Rated 4.2 out of 5 based on Amazon.ca reviews

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It doesn’t get much more Canadian than using a sunscreen called Green Beaver! With an SPF rating of 40, this brand offers long-lasting protection that will also moisturize your skin. The features include natural ingredients like zinc, jojoba, and raspberry seed oil with approval from Health Canada. We can’t think of any reasons you wouldn’t take a tube of the beaver on your next picnic or beach day.

READ MORE: The best sunscreens for daily use this season

GROSCHE Oasis 22 oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle - Red

Ontario

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on Amazon.ca reviews

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Are you heading to festivals or parks across the country this summer? Take this high-quality stainless steel water bottle in what we refer to as Canadian red! We first introduced this brand to you in an article about companies dedicated to making an impact on the environment - GROSCHE supports their Safe Water Project where for every purchase made, they fund more than 50 days of safe drinking water in global communities that need it.


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Jan & Jul Kids GRO-with-me Sun Hat - Unisex

British Columbia

Amazon, kids sun hat, CANVA, Canada Day products

Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on Amazon.ca reviews

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We’ve recommended this hat as one of our favourite sun protection hats for kids before, but this time we’ve chosen a true Canadian pattern. If your summer plans include visiting parks and conservation areas, picnicking, or generally spending time in the great outdoors, remember to pack a sun hat with a strong UPF rating like this one. It features a fully adjustable drawstring, so you can size the hat accordingly as your child grows.

Escuminac Extra Rare, Pure & Organic Maple Syrup

Quebec

Amazon, maple syrup, CANVA, Canada Day products

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on Amazon.ca reviews

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It’s Canada Day and you should be pouring this quintessential sugary gold on EVERYTHING you eat! Everything. This highly-rated maple syrup was harvested in early spring when the weather conditions are ideal for tapping sap. Temperatures must fall below freezing at night and rise above freezing during the day for optimal collection. There are no preservatives or additives making this a sweet, unforgettable treat!


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Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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