Canada’s 150th birthday is fast approaching, and many brands are celebrating with special promotions over the next month. Here’s a few that have caught our eye:
In addition to celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, RBC is looking to celebrate Canada’s future with their #Make150Count campaign which aims to inspire Canadian youth to make a difference in their community. RBC has provided thousands of young Canadians across the country with $150 and the requirement that they do ‘something great’ with the money. So far, Canadian’s have used their $150 to provide food to those in need, sponsor recently immigrated families, support local women’s shelters, and more! If you are interested in making a difference this Canada Day and wanted to #Make150Count click here.
Roots ‘Nice’ Canada 150 Campaign
To kick off the Canada Day celebrations, Roots has launched a nation-wide pop-up tour, at which consumers will be able to check-out or purchase the Canada Collection by Roots™, as well as the nice™ merchandise (100% of nice™ button proceeds will be used to fund Indigenous Leadership and Educational programs). Additionally, Roots has invited Canadian artists to showcase their works at various pop-up nice™ Roots Art spaces across the country. To find out when a Roots pop-up will be in your city, or to learn more about how Roots is celebrating Canada 150, click here.
Indigo ‘The World Needs More Canada’
As a proud Canadian retailer, Indigo has showcased their excitement for Canada’s 150th birthday with the release of their exclusive coffee-table book The World Needs More Canada. The book, which aims to celebrate some of Canada’s greatest visionaries and storytellers is available alongside Indigo’s limited edition box set containing 5 of the Top Canadian books of all time. Indigo aims to instill a sense of pride within readers through their Canada 150 books and hope to inspire Canadians to explore and express their heritage this Canada Day. To order your own copy of The World Needs More Canada click here.
Tim Hortons ‘To: Canada, Love: Tims’
To celebrate the true Canadian roots of Tim Hortons, an assortment of new Canadian-themed treats have been released. These include the White and Red Velvet Muffin, Dutchie Donut, Nanaimo Donut, and Maple Timbits. Tim Hortons has also temporarily changed the design on the to go cups to say “CANADA CELEBRATING 150 YEARS” with varies pictures that represent Canada’s heritage. The new treats are only here for a limited time, so make sure to take that coffee break this week! For a sneak peek at the new treats, click here.
Royal Canadian Mint ‘Hold The Moment’
The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a Canada 150 Coin Collection which will release 48 special coins throughout the year. The coins represent Canadian identity and significant moments throughout Canadian history. The coins currently released range anywhere from $19.95 – $243.00. The collection can be purchased online, or you can make it a true Canadian experience and visit the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa! To view the Canada 150 Coin Collection, click here.