Proudly Canadian Gift Ideas

Want to support local this Christmas?

You’ve come to the right (Canadian-owned) place!

Tis the season to be shopping local this year, and your neighbourhood London Drugs has a sackful of gift ideas to go under your tree that are made in Canada, designed in Canada or offered by Canadian owned companies.

Visit Local Central

The Local Central section in select stores continues to offer a fresh selection of hyper-local products, such as Kip’s Kettle Corn, Bear Bait Honey, Harry Beard Oil, True Heroes Coffee and more. Check our Local Central listings to see what’s available in your area!

Enjoy Holiday Snacking Canadian Style!

Nothing says holiday time like putting on the comfy pants and grazing on goodies. Whether you like savory, sweet or a little of both, we have a tasty selection of treats.

 

Christmas Breakfast of Canadian Champions!

Whether you like to eat before gift opening or enjoy more of an all-day breakfast, we have great food and snack ideas with a maple leaf twist.

Give the Gift of Canadian Beauty

From companies with deep Canadian roots to entrepreneurs who make their products with ingredients from every province, these cosmetics brands are worth a second look.

Canadian Tech & Accessories

We’re known for more than just snowmobiles and hockey sticks.

Gifts for our Furry Friends.

Don’t forget to get something for the pets!

Zoe Pet Foods – This Canadian owned company makes 100% of their dry pet food in Canada with an average of 80% Canadian sourced ingredients.

Gifts for the House & Home (or Log Cabin)

Canadians love things that practical, useful and beautiful. Like… Canadians!

Salt Spring Island Candles Hand-poured in their coastal island studio.

Starfrit Kitchenware – A wide range of quality products from a Quebec owned and operated company.  Look at this great Starfrit Spiral Vegetable Slicer – $29.99

Trudeau Kitchenware – A Canadian company offering kitchen utensils and accessories to Canada and the world. Everyone could use this Trudeau Filter Press Coffee Maker – $23.99

C&C Candle Company – Gift fresh scents and local love with these hand-poured, 100% soy candles made in Calgary.

Canadian Content

Browse our CDs, DVDs and Vinyl Records for Canadian Classics like The Tragically Hip. Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot and of course, CBC’s The Vinyl Cafe.

Remember, London Drugs has their head office right here in Western Canada (Richmond, BC) so whatever you buy with us, you are #ProudlyCanadian.

Happy Holidays, Eh.

 

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A Gift from the Heart for Mom’s Special Day

Have you looked high and low for a heartfelt gift to give Mom on a special day? We’ve got you covered!

It may be past Valentine’s Day, but thoughtful, personalized gifts never go out of style. Here’s a creative way to use our LD Photolab services and add a whole lot of love and your personality to a mug, coaster, t-shirt, blanket and more.

Use any custom drawing, graphic or photo that captures your sentiment, and easily upload it online in minutes. Think of the smile on Mom’s face when she sees a sweet drawing from her son or daughter! Our order (for the mug and coaster shown in the video above) arrived in a single day—but you might want to give it a few days, just to be sure.

This LD Solutions gift from the heart will have your giftee smiling ear-to-ear, cherishing something she’ll always remember.

  1. Create your own original drawing, graphic or photo.
  2. Add a lot of love.
  3. Snap a photo of on your phone.
  4. Upload the photo to LD Photolab online in minutes and create your gift.
  5. Pick up your gift in-store.
  6. Surprise Mom on a special day!

If you’re ever stuck on finding the perfect gift, London Drugs has you covered in store and online.


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How to Clean a Messy Microwave

How to Quickly Smooth a Wrinkled Shirt

Surprising Way to Remove a Stuck-On Ring

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