Four Iconic Canadian Brands

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As we celebrate 152 years of Canada this July, let’s take a moment to reflect on the Canadian brands that have become a part of the national identity. We’ve compiled a list of four homegrown businesses that have inspired and engaged us for years and briefly look at how they’ve stayed relevant through innovation, prioritizing customer satisfaction, and staying true to their core values.


The origins of Dollarama date back to 1910, when Lebanese immigrant Salim Rossy opened a five-and-dime store in Montreal called S. Rossy Inc. Over the years the family-run business transformed into a variety store,