BY AMY ALLEN
The holidays wouldn’t be complete without the time-honoured tradition of shopping. Whether you’re browsing for yourself or your loved ones, we’ve compiled a list of Ottawa’s best gift ideas.
Red Canoe’s line of backpacks, duffel bags, and toiletry kits is inspired by Canadian icons such as the CBC and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The CBC Radio Bag is lightweight, durable, and perfect for day-to-day adventures. It’s available at Drake General Store, which recently opened its new location at The Bay in the ByWard Market. $40.
•Drake General Store at The Bay, 73 Rideau St., 613-241-7511, drakegeneralstore.ca