Max's Christmas
Gift Guide

Check out our sparkling array of holiday gift ideas. Each has been handpicked by our dedicated pressie correspondent, Max the Christmas Cat, and all are available either online or locally in Vancouver areas stores. Bonus: click on the 'M' button in some boxes for a secret review penned by Max himself!


Vancouver Christmas Ornaments

Delightful glass tree decorations of local icons, including Science World, northwestern crows, sockeye salmon, the Gastown Steam Clock and more.

Visit the Vancouver Christmas Ornaments site!


Sheringham Gin

Aromatics Gift Box

A delicious selection of three British Columbia craft gins in a compact gift box––the perfect pressie for discerning libation fans.

Visit the Sheringham Distillery site!

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Sweet Thea


Near-legendary local bakery, Sweet Thea, produces arguably the finest traditional stollen loaf in the region. Treat yourself this Christmas!

Visit the

Sweet Thea site!


Singletree Winery Wines

A tasty array of B.C. wines produced right here in our Abbotsford backyard. Ranging from pinot gris to sauvignon blanc and from veltliner to chardonnay, there' a tipple for every palate here.

Visit the Singletree

Winery site!


Island Eats Cookbook

80 recipes from celebrated chefs and culinary stars on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, this lovely cookbook is also lavishly illustrated throughout. A perfect gift for food fans.

Visit the Island Eats

publisher's site.

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Coming Soon!

Do you have a locally-produced or available Christmas gift item to promote? Contact Max now via the form at the bottom of this page.