Show your pride for Canada’s 150th birthday with Ottawa 2017 Roots gear


Ottawa 2017 Bureau, Don Green, Roots Canada Co-Founder and new Order of Canada recipient, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Michael Budman, Roots Canada Co-Founder and new Order of Canada recipient.

Ottawa – Today, the Ottawa 2017 Bureau, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC and Roots Canada, the Official Outfitter of Ottawa 2017, launched a collection of apparel and leather goods to promote Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations in the nation’s capital and across the country.

The lifestyle brand, known around the world for its quality leather products, apparel, accessories and home furnishings, has developed a custom product line for Ottawa 2017. Made completely in Canada, it includes a collection of men’s and women’s apparel, headwear, accessories, and leather goods.

The unique souvenir merchandise will be available in the following stores this week:

Bayshore Shopping Centre
CF Rideau Centre
St. Laurent Centre
Westboro (Richmond Rd.)
ByWard Market (William Street)

Princess Street

Centreville (St. Catherine Street)

Bloor Street
Roots Central – CF Eaton Centre (Yonge Street)

Robson Street

Apparel, such as toques, t-shirts and hoodies, as well as leather goods, such as wallets, travel tags and bags, will be available online next week.

About Roots Canada
Roots Canada has more than 240 retail stores in Canada, the United States and Asia, in addition to a successful e-commerce business. Employing more than 1,500 people in Canada, Roots Canada also has a state-of-the-art factory and distribution centre in Toronto, both located near the company’s headquarters where all Roots Canada products are designed.

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Stay informed on plans for Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in the capital. Visit, follow us on Twitter @2017ottawa (#Ottawa2017) and on Facebook.

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Media information:

Ottawa 2017

Denise LeBlanc – Manager, Media Relations

[email protected]