Only the coffee mugs, pens, pins, bags, lanyards etc. will be produced outside of the Kawarthas.
76 NORTH received both the national and international licences to sell CANADA 150 gear in over 10 countries.
In making the announcement, CEO Gary Vaters said: “We are committing 10 percent to community and social needs, as we believe in giving back.”
“This is a terrific country, Bobcaygeon is ‘Heaven on Earth,’ and we are humbled and proud to be a part of this community,” he added.
Vaters said his family has held apparel-merchandise licences in brand, sports and entertainment licencing for many years, including the Toronto Pan Am Games, NHL, CFL, NFL, Star Wars, Disney, Warner Bros., American Chopper, Coke, GM and Maui and Sons.
But the CANADA 150 licence “will allow us to do something truly unique for our community and our country.”