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Welcoming 2020

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Welcoming 2020

Thank you for your support! On May 25, 2019 Whiskeyjack Boutique opened its doors, and the reception we have received from the community from day one has absolutely floored us. We wanted to bring something unique to the downtown core, a shop full of quality products sourced from across the country, so that visitors and locals alike could bring a piece of Canada home. We wanted to create a destination to draw people back to the core, to give our residents an option to shop local, support local, and love local.  To date, our supporters have brought over 5000 pieces...

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Canadian Made Holiday Gift Guide

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Canadian Made Holiday Gift Guide

It's officially December and we're 100% in the holiday spirit. This time of the year brings with it traditions, parties and lots of treats but sometimes gift giving can bring on a whole new level of stress. While we can't turn back the clock to give you more shopping time, we can give you a great list of options for every person on your list. Shop small this holiday season and help us support Canadian makers by picking up unique gifts that are sure to surprise and delight. For the fashionista:                  ...

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Windsor Pizza & Windsor Pride!

Windsor Pizza & Windsor Pride!

  Windsor pizza is more than just food, it's an identity! The essential components of a Windsor pizza include shredded pepperoni and Galati mozzarella cheese. Shredded pepperoni allows greater surface area for pepperoni flavour spread evenly on top of the pie, and no sad pepperoni-free bites. Not much compares to the pizza mozzarella from Galati, made right here in Windsor on Tecumseh Road West. A Windsor pizza typically has crust that's on the thinner side, allowing the toppings and cheese to take centre stage, while having a crisp base that's often rolled in cornmeal. The other necessary toppings on a Windsor...

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Back To School Essentials

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Back To School Essentials

It’s that time of the year again! Is it just us or did summer fly by!? Even though you might not feel mentally prepared to get the kids (or yourself) ready for school again, we’ve got you covered with cute accessories that’ll make your new routine a little brighter.   Pin Game On PointGive your backpack, jacket and lunch bag a little bit more personality with a cute enamel pin from Paper Hearts Halifax. Whether you're a cat mom, foodie or llama lover, we've got a pin just for you! Check out our newest arrivals and shop the whole collection...

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What is a Whiskeyjack?

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What is a Whiskeyjack?

Whiskeyjack is a nickname for the Canada Jay, which is a bird found in every territory and province within Canada. It's also a friendly and smart bird who chooses not to migrate in the winter, and braves the Canadian cold better than most of us!Photo: Garth McElroy/Vireo The name Whiskeyjack came from the Indigenous for Wisakedjak, who was a known trickster in Anishinaabe legends. Known to be quite clever and friendly, the Canada Jay is the only bird with a name rooted in Indigenous culture, and for the reasons listed above, this species was named by National Geographic as Canada's National...

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