Ekster – Parliament Limited Edition Wallet

June 14, 2019

  After meeting on a Fulbright scholarship in the USA, founders Rick and Olivier found that being Dutch wasn’t the only thing they had in common. They pitched their smart wallet idea to a Kickstarter wallet enthusiast, Richard, and he was instantly sold. Together they realized that the perfect wallet wasn’t only a dream; they just needed to create it. The Ekster team now consists of sixteen people from nine different countries: what…


Give Garant This Father’s Day

June 13, 2019

    MAKING THE JOB EASIER: A GOAL, A PASSION, A PROMISE. Since 1895, Garant has been manufacturing quality tools in Saint-François-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud, Québec. Today, they’re Canada’s largest manufacturer and marketer of: non-powered landscape tools. non- powered gardening tools. construction tools. striking tools. snow removal implements and accessories.   BUILT BY CANADIANS FOR CANADIANS Today, Garant’s furnaces are still firing in Saint-François. Their employees manufacture more than 11 million tools each…


Mark’s Father’s Day Finds

June 4, 2019

  The first Mark’s Work Wearhouse store opened August 14, 1977 in Calgary, AB as an industrial accessories retailer. With early success, the company expanded rapidly going public in 1981. Mark’s Work Wearhouse was purchased by the Canadian Tire Corporation for $116 million in 2002. The company made the bold choice to rebrand as Mark’s in 2012. Now with 385 stores operating across the country, Mark’s has solidified its place in…