Corporations jump on 150 bandwagon
How do you make a product that’s been available for decades, yet has no particular connection to the country, explicitly Canadian in honour of the occasion? dye it red, of course. dozens of products have taken this route, but none less appetizingly than Kelloggs, with its monotone “birthday cake” flavoured Fruit Loops.
Maple Leaf fidget spinner
Of course the kids’ craze/gadget of the year — the fidget spinner — had to get in on the Canada 150 action. This product has turned to the slightly more sophisticated “throw a Canadian flag on it” branding strategy.
Full year of ketchup
Pringles knows Canadians adore ketchup-flavoured everything, and made their crimson-hued chip variety permanent this year in honour of our celebration. That was sweet of them. However, their launch event for the product involved a ketchup slip ’n slide. We don’t even know what to say about that.
Kittens sound off on 150
OK, so Royale’s kitten sounding a Canada150 party blower is a little bit cute. We’re just happy they didn’t actually print Canadian flags on the toilet paper, or we’d be in treasonous territory.
adult Canada150 onesie, complete with buttoned trapdoor. alluring attire from stanfield’s for those cold Canadian nights, right?
Mouthful of Canadiana
Then there’s the whole genre of “painfully Canadian” merchandise. This item is already called the “Eh Game,” and now it features the Canada 150 logo too. Players take turns reading “hilarious Canadian-themed words and phrases” while wearing a hockey mouth guard.
Turn boo-boos into hoorays
Why bind your wound with a boring beige bandage and bypass an opportunity to wear your patriotism on your knees? Elastoplast has you covered.