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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 the finest traditional fruitcake in the region. Treat your loved ones (and yourself) this Christmas!

Visit their Fruitcake Plus site.

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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.


Twas the Night Book

Penned by local author Pamela McColl, this sumptuously illustrated volume explores the art and history of the beloved Christmas poem––which is 200 years old this year. A delightful gift for all true festive fans.

Visit the Twas the Night publisher's site

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A Gelato a Day book

A delightful and entertaining anthology of family travel stories, edited by Vancouver-based journalist Claudia Laroye.

Visit the book's page on Claudia Laroye's site

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Christmas Shopping & Wine Tasting Limo Tour Gift Certificate

Treat your loved ones to a private guided limo tour to the boutiques of Fort Langley as well as three area wineries (tastings included). A perfectly unique gift for Christmas 2022!

Visit the Wild BC Tours site!


Review Coming Soon!

Keen to have Christmas Cat Max review your festive gift item?

Get in touch!

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