Hello Humpback! A board book designed by BC First Nations artist and writer duo

New in Canadian Kid Lit Yesterday I had the pleasure of receiving a copy of the newly released book, Hello Humpback!, for review. My five year old daughter and I had a great time flipping through the brightly illustrated pages. We couldn’t help but run our fingers across images that eye-catchingly combine a matte finish with glossy detailing. About Hello Humpback! […]

The King’s Ears: An engaging picture book app for kids

The King’s Ears, a Canadian-made story book app by Rascal Media Inc, is the brainchild of award-winning children’s author and illustrator, Cynthia Nugent. The King’s Ears is the story of a king’s path to self acceptance when–after a lifetime of hiding from everyone that he has goat ears–his big secret comes out. It is based on the book The King Has Goat Ears, a whimsical retelling of […]

Heart of Our Nation: A three dollar coin to commemorate Canada 150

Heart of Our Nation Earlier this month, The Royal Canadian Mint Released the 2017 $3 Fine Silver Coin – Heart of Our Nation; a souvenir to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The 99.99% pure silver coin was designed by accomplished artist and coin designer, Laurie McGaw, of Guelph, Ontario. The back side of the collectible coin boasts a large maple leaf […]

Give the gift of time with AspenClean eco-friendly cleaning services

Clean, clean, clean. It seems the effort never ends when it comes to the holidays. And when all the holiday fun and excitement is over, and the adrenaline rush wears off, the last thing we want to worry about is doing more of it. That’s why the number one thing on my Christmas wish list every […]

Canned Critters for Christmas

What on Earth are Canned Critters? No need to worry that this is some bizarre new food trend! Canned Critters are uniquely packaged stuffed animal toys made by Northern Gifts Inc., and one of my top picks for gifting this holiday season. They’re available in a multitude of animal species, but my personal favourites are those […]

EH Canada’s Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Welcome to EH Canada’s third annual Holiday Gift Guide! We have had so much fun searching far and wide over the past couple of months for unique Christmas gift ideas from Canadian brands, and are pretty excited to share what we’ve discovered. This page offers an overview of the businesses that make and/or sell the Canadian products that we want to gift […]

EnviroKidz Connecting Children with Nature Through Free Ecokeepers Program

EnviroKidz wants to encourage kids to get outdoors so that they can develop a relationship with nature; and their Ecokeepers Program facilitates just that. EnviroKidz knows that getting kids outside and away from screens is a common challenge for modern day families. Through their Ecokeepers program, which Canadian and US schools and camps can sign up for […]

Streamridge Wooden Sleighs, Sustainably Made in Canada

Streamridge.ca makes every effort to lessen their ecological footprint while creating cherished toboggans and sleighs that families can enjoy for generations. Their facility, Bauman Sawmill Inc., is an integrated company that works on every aspect from forest management to finished product in the rural setting of Wallenstein, Ontario. Working with the private landowners of hardwood forests in Ontario, trees are selectively cut from […]