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Holiday gifting made easy – and fun!

Once again, it’s our pleasure to unveil the EdgePoint holiday gift list. In this 2021 edition, you’ll find great ideas for anyone on your shopping list. Our recommendations range from practical and classic to “Why didn’t I think of that?”. Some of them even fall into the “Wow, I never heard of that!” category. Whatever gifts you choose for your loved ones, we wish you much joy this holiday season.

EdgePoint's 2021 gift ideas by category:

 


 

Made by businesses in our Portfolios

Some of our favourite products made by businesses we hold in our Portfolios. These are NOT recommendations to buy the stock themselves.

 

Hot Wheels Massive Loop Mayhem Track Set

Put your Hot Wheels cars to the test!

Mattel, Inc.
Note: Mattel, Inc. is owned in at least one of Cymbria and/or the EdgePoint Portfolios. This is not a recommendation to purchase the company.

Masters of the Universe® Mini Figurines

Go to battle in your bedroom with the Masters of the Universe Eternia minis.

Mattel, Inc.
Note: Mattel, Inc. is owned in at least one of Cymbria and/or the EdgePoint Portfolios. This is not a recommendation to purchase the company.

Pelco Panoramic Camera

Keep an eye on your kids with your Pelco Panoramic Camera, by Motorola.

Motorola Solutions Inc.
Note: Motorola is owned in at least one of Cymbria and/or the EdgePoint Portfolios. This is not a recommendation to purchase the company.

TALKABOUT walkie-talkies

Keep in touch in the bush with Motorola TALKABOUT walkie talkies.

Motorola Solutions Inc.
Note: Motorola is owned in at least one of Cymbria and/or the EdgePoint Portfolios. This is not a recommendation to purchase the company.
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Entertainment

 

Neil Young - Harvest Moon album

A local artist available at a local shop.

Ben


LEGO Home Alone set

Relive this classic holiday film by building this massive set with the entire family. Many playable features from the movie will add to the fun!

Pho

Cribbage Board Game Set

I have yet to learn how to play it correctly or win, but Nicole got it because she had fun playing it and wins all the time. Hope you have better luck than I do!

Matilde

The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

I highly recommend this great book! It's an extremely easy read with great anecdotes, and should be required curriculum for financial literacy!

Bryan

 

Milk And Honey Book,
The Sun & Her Flowers and
Home Body by Rubi Kaur

Rupi Kaur books are great gift ideas!

Heather S.

Get Untamed: The Journal

Ideal if you loved the bestseller "Untamed" – and even if you didn’t. Because “imagination is not where we go to escape reality, but where we go to remember it.”

Allie

Cricut Explore 3

The gift that keeps giving. For the crafty types or those who want to make personalized items, this smart cutting machine allows you to cut over 300+ materials to create an endless variety of day-to-day items and gifts!

Olivia

Membership to the Bexley Motor Club at Oro Station

For the racing/track day enthusiast in Southern Ontario who has everything, they probably don’t even know they want this yet. A membership to an auto club can be fun. A membership to an auto club situated on a race track is guaranteed to be fun!

Norm

Metrokane Wine Shower Funnel with Strainer

This device is great if you don't like sediment in your wine. Of course, you still need to age wine long enough to produce sediment in the first place, but that's another story entirely.

Richard

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Fashion

 

Heated socks

This winter, say goodbye to frozen feet when playing sports outside or going for a long walk. These socks are soft, warm and breathable, with three settings to control the temperature for just the right amount of coziness on a cold, wintry day.

Sylvie

Cloud slides

Pamper their feet. These are the most comfortable slippers - feels just like walking on a cloud.

Diane

Casio G-Shock quartz watch

Affordable, durable and reliable. The atomic clock feature means it will set to local time automatically wherever you are in the world. Solar power means no need to change batteries! All for under $200!

Pho

Jewelry – Necklace stand

Organize in style with your long, medium or short necklaces. The bottom can also act as a tray for smaller pieces, like your rings. This is every organizer's dream. No more tangles, easy access to all your pieces and it looks good on any table.

Christen

Cork sports jersey

This is the only jersey you will ever need. Be proud and show your allegiance!

Claire

Lucky Bee Mini Dial Rose Gold Bracelet Watch

For the people on your list who love pretty watches, you can't go wrong with Lucky Bee!

Claire

UGG Lenny knit robe

Warm and cozy for those cold winter mornings or curling up with a good book and a beverage of choice over the holidays.

Nancy

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For the kitchen

 

Nespresso® Vertuo Coffee Machine

Simply put, you’ll be in coffee heaven!

Anna

Breakfast sandwich maker

Who needs to go out for a sammy when you have this great sandwich maker?

Ruairi

Matcha kit

A premium matcha experience for the tea lover on your gift list.

Honglei

Click & Grow Indoor Herb Garden Kit

Perfect for someone who likes to watch things grow and enjoy fresh herbs all year round.

Tye

MEATER Plus

Does someone in your family notoriously overcook the turkey during holiday get-togethers? Fear no more, give them the MEATER! It's a truly wireless, smart meat thermometer that allows you to cook without having to leave the couch.

Greg S.

Soup maker

No soup for you! Just kidding – now you can enjoy a delicious bowl of homemade soup in 30 minutes or less.

Heather P.

Ninja™ CREAMi

Here's your chance to play "mad scientist" with your treats. Using the CREAMi, combine your favourite ingredients to easily create a variety of ice creams, sorbets and milkshakes (dairy or dairy-free).

Geoff M.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer

I actually got this as a gift, and it can do it all: instant pot, air fryer, sous vide, saute, de-hydrate and so on. It's the best way to make a healthy meal taste amazing, and with that capacity, you can cook for the entire family!

Mimi

Breville Smart Oven Air

Why own a separate toaster, slow cooker and air fryer when you can have it all in one? The Breville Smart Oven Air combines 11 preset functions (including slow cooking!) in a sleek and attractive design. Free your counter space and save money by skipping other small appliances and using this versatile oven instead!

Olivia

In-Drawer Knife Block Organizer

Tidy up the counter and save your fingers from nicks with an in-drawer knife block.

Craig

The Glencairn Whiskey Glasses

A set of whiskey glasses for sipping whiskey. Need I say more?.

Adam Y.
 

 

 

 

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For your car

 

Car jump starter

Tired of waiting for roadside assistance? Make sure you have this car jump starter as part of your vehicle emergency kit. It's compact, light and also has a USB charger and flashlight. Give the gift of safety this year.

Teresa

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For your kids

 

Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza Cardboard Game

I bought this game on a whim for my kids and we have such a blast playing it. Prepare yourself for silliness and SNAP!

Sarah

Mexican train Dominoes

This is an extremely fun game to play with family and friends.

Stefania

Chinese Character Blocks

If you’re looking for a unique baby gift idea this year, visit www.joures.ca. These toys hearken back to a simpler time, but the high-tech printing promotes colourful and fun learning.

Christen

Mushybooks

A great way to document your kids' major milestones. Those early years can be a blur, so it's nice to have something you can look back on! The book itself is simple, but high quality – and best of all it's a Canadian company!

Grant

Skip Hop Baby Activity Centre

In our house, we fondly refer to this activity centre as “the babysitter“ and “Hudson’s office.” It has been a life saver from months 4-12!

Allie

POP MART super cute dolls

Looking for a new set of toys? Check out the designer toy collections by POP MART. Or if you need a little surprise, “blind box” is your best choice. Who doesn’t enjoy the excitement of unwrapping the box to discover what’s inside?

Tracey

Hape Quadrilla

This set of colourful and multi-shaped components will spark the imagination of your little engineers and architects. It's the #1 toy in our house and not a day goes by without a new, creative structure being built.

Claire

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Health & beauty

 

Inversion Yoga Chair

This chair will benefit just about anyone, helping improve their strength, balance and flexibility.

Amy

Psorite Deep Tissue Personal Massage Tool

A personal massage tool that you can use everyday. It's helpful for anyone looking to recover from the demands of physical activity.

Ryan

Theragun Elite

A powerful deep muscle treatment, in an ultra-quiet smart percussive therapy device with advanced sound insulation. It works deep to melt away tension and release soreness, empowering you to care for your body and put your best self forward.

Joel

23andMe

My siblings and I are doing 23andMe Ancestry + Health kit for Christmas this year. Our dad was adopted and we've always been curious about our biological history. These kits will help us find out if we have any long-lost family out there, and also help us get a better sense of our health predispositions.

Heather S.

 

OURA Ring

This smart ring tracks your sleep, your readiness and activity levels, your body temperature variations and many other health metrics. It looks nice and provides personalized health insights to ensure a healthier, happier you!

Olivia

Dyson Hairdryer

The only thing on my personal Christmas list this year is this Dyson hairdryer. Fingers crossed!

Sydney C.


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Home

 

Lavender candle

We all need some warmth in the winter.
This candle is the small gift you bring a loved one that will brighten up their home décor and add a delightfully calming fragrance to the room.

Marie Hélène

Floral subscription

Brighten up their day with a regularly scheduled floral delivery – weekly or bi-weekly – for a month or two to help beat the winter blues. This gift will please any flower lover.
Support local and contact a neighbourhood florist to see if a subscription available. Alternatively, here is a link for the GTA: Sweetpea's

Michelle

Dyson V7 Motorhead Origin Cordless Stick Vacuum

My favourite home appliance and the best vacuum around. Perfect for condos, apartments and other small spaces. While I love this one, part of me wishes I splurged on the new Dyson Outsize – I hear it's so advanced that it can cook your dinner! Well, maybe not quite that advanced.

Alex G.

Kindling Cracker

An easy way to get all the kindling you need to start your fire

Zach S.

J-2000 Jiffy Garment Steamer

If you hate ironing, try steaming with this heavy duty, no "bells and whistles" garment steamer. Originally made in the 1960s in the U.S. I heard that it's used by costume designers and on movie sets!

Olivia

RGB LED Strips

Create a lovely ambience in the living room or bedroom (or just about any other place). These can be controlled by an app, Google Home, Alexa, etc., and even sync with the background music to offer more effects.

Akhil

Photobrick

Turn those special snaps into a photobrick (think Lego). Double duty: a memento and a game!
And feel good by supporting homegrown (Etobicoke) budding entrepreneurs!

Sayuri

Ottawa Leather Power Recliner

I hardly ever fall asleep in a chair, but this one is so comfortable and relaxing that I've been known to doze off a time or two – or more!

Richard

The Volaire

Brighten up your home office with this levitating globe, a unique desk lamp.

Liz
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Sports & outdoors

 

La Plancha ENO Grill

You can whip up breakfast, lunch or dinner for up to 10 people in no time, and have fun doing it with a glass of vino. It's so easy to clean, too.

Matilde


Anker Soundcore Motion Boom Outdoor Speaker

This is great for those wanting an outdoor speaker that can withstand the elements, has a long battery life and heavy bass. You can even charge your other devices with it!

Juan

TRX Go suspension training system

Offers a full body workout anywhere as long as you have a door. It's great for road warriors and can be attached to almost anything.

Malcolm

Military and tactical boots

These all-weather boots are virtually indestructible. They're comfortable and offer full support and incredible grip, plus they feature inside shields for those who are fast roping!

Malcolm

Solo Stove Smokeless Fire Pit

All the fun of a campfire without smelling like smoke!

Frank
 

 

 

 

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Travel

 

Gift certificate to the Nordik Spa in Quebec

Give the gift of indulgence and relaxation. "Experience gifts" are all the rage these days and, personally, I’ve missed having my spa time during the lockdowns.

Montana

Gift card to
Guess Where Trips

Give the gift of a one-day surprise road trip! Expertly planned day trips for several cities across Canada that will inspire you to explore different areas, all while supporting local businesses.

Daniela

Portable Espresso Machine

Particular about the espresso you drink? Now you can bring it with you anywhere you go!

Heather P.


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