Talk Shop’s Holiday Gift Guide – Support LocalCategory
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This year, we’re more mindful than ever about where our products are coming from, and strive to support local businesses as much as possible. From handcrafted items, to the mattress brand everyone is talking about, this list is comprised of the best Canadian products so you can feel good about helping our local businesses thrive.

The Monos Metro Backpack – $273 CAD

This backpack has all the essentials needed for your go-to backpack. The main compartment features a clamshell opening with full length zippers extending all the way to the bottom, allowing the bag to be opened fully and laid flat so it can be packed like a suitcase. With additional compartments for your laptop, phone and shoes, this backpack can hold it all.

The Endy Weighted Blanket – $195 CAD

The Endy Weighted Blanket is perfectly designed to provide a deeper, more relaxing sleep. Weighing in at 15 pounds, this blanket will envelop you like a warm, soothing hug. The Endy Weighted Blanket distributes deep pressure across your body resulting in the feeling of being held for deep relaxation—ultimately benefiting sleep.

Signature Card Purse by Lark & Ives – $51 CAD

Lark & Ives signature card purse is a movement to “toss your bulky wallet” and keep your cards, coins, receipts all in one! It is a thin and sleek wallet cardholder made with a range of lychee print vegan leather which can be personalized with their Monogram Collection.

Hollow Tree Candles – Signature 9oz Ceramic Boxed Candle $42; 4oz Travel Candle $24

Born out of Whistler, BC, these candles use coconut wax and cotton wicks to create a luxury candle that is not only environmentally friendly, but is also produced from sustainable farming methods. The fragrance oils are made purely from plant distillation so there are no manufactured or synthetic scents involved. Even the packaging is sustainable, using recycled paper (not trees) and the trademarked ceramic vessel is made of silica which can be easily broken down into the soil.

JOEY Gift Boxes $50 – $125

JOEY Restaurant Group has launched their holiday gift boxes! With seven options to choose from, each exclusively crafted by their award-winning team, these festive gift boxes are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Boxes range from Popcorn & Chardonnay, featuring JOEY truffle popcorn, a bottle of chardonnay and two cambria glasses, to I’m Dreaming Of An Orange Christmas, that features a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, 2 Veuve poolside glasses and 3 of JOEY’s signature orange dressings.

Iceberg Vodka $28.20

owned and produced in Canada. Harvested from icebergs off the coast of Newfoundland, it has a smooth and refreshing taste. Starting out as a local, artisanal brand, Iceberg has now become an internationally acclaimed vodka, with 3 decades of experience in crafting to perfection, and proudly boasts the title of the #1 selling Canadian vodka in the world.

Shopping local is the ultimate way to pay thanks to the small businesses that help our community thrive. As a national public relations agency, we’re proud to be Canadian and showcase Canadian brands. It’s important to support our local community and businesses that continue to persevere during this difficult time and spread some love to them in the spirit of the holiday season.