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Father’s Day Gift Finds for Every Type of Dad

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Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 19th. Do you have a great gift idea in mind for dear old dad yet?

Shopping for dad can often be much more difficult than shopping for mom — especially if yours is the type of dad who claims he’s got everything already and doesn’t really want anything else.

Lucky for you, there’s still time left to surprise him by picking out something great. We’ve put together the following list of amazing local Canadian businesses and event hosts to help you come up with a few creative gift ideas sure to impress any dad this Father’s Day.

Dads Who Love to Look Sharp

Friday Sock Co. - Colorful “mismatched matching” socks in cool patterns that can be worn in both business and casual settings.

Understudy - Sleek, contemporary menswear from over 30 brands.

Less 17 - A unique blend of casual menswear from 50 worldwide brands.

Hemp Tent - Stylish and eco-friendly menswear made from fair trade hemp, bamboo and soy materials.

Dads Who Shave (or Need to Keep Their Beards Looking Good)

Kent of Inglewood - Classic shaving gear including razors, brushes, creams, soaps, axes, hand tools and even flasks!

Rocky Mountain Soap Company - Canadian made and completely natural men's face and body care essentials.

The Classic Edge Shaving Store - One of the best suppliers of straight razors and wet shaving products.

Mark of a Gentleman - High-quality wet shaving and grooming products from brands like Merkur, Solingen, Taylor of Old Bond Street and more.

Dads Who Love Their Man Caves

Urban Man Cave Store - Furniture and decorative accessories for every man and every budget.

Your Man Cave Store - All sorts of home decor items and vintage signage from at least nine top brands.

Bradshaws Canada - Men’s gifts for the basement, den, kitchen and anywhere else in the home.

Wolf Den - Beautiful Native American gifts, decorative accessories, pottery, clothing and more.

Dads Who Love Sports

Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Tickets - Grab your tickets for the Dawgs Father’s Day game against the Brooks Bombers.

Monod Sports - Canadian sports gear and apparel for hiking, camping, skiing and more.

GearHub - A diverse selection of both new and used products for every avid sportsman.

The Fishin’ Hole - Fishing gear and equipment with 143 items on sale for Father’s Day.

Dads Who Drink Beer

Craft Beer Market - Locations across Canada are holding special Father’s Day brunch buffet events in Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. 

Brew Donkey - Give the gift of a brewery tour to dad this Father’s Day.

Canada Craft Club - Get the special Father’s Day gift subscription that comes with four amazing beers.

Dads Who Love to Eat, Drink and Have Fun

Just Baskets - Check out “The Man Basket” or the “Sports Fan” gift baskets for dad this Father’s Day.

Rebel Bean Coffee - Organically grown, fair trade coffee roasted using artisan techniques.

The Sentry Box - For the geek or gamer dad, choose from over 100,000 different fantasy, science fiction or military games.

Gift giving can’t get any easier than this when you’ve got these incredible store locations to visit in person across Canada or to order online from their websites.

Wishing you and your entire family a Happy Father’s Day!

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