Canada has some of the greatest places to shop ranging from the upscale neighbourhoods with beautiful boutiques to one of the biggest malls in the world.

Here are the top great places to shop for all shopaholics in Ontario:

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Yorkville Village, Toronto:
Yorkville is the home of designers shops in Toronto, popularly known as the ‘Mink Milo’ due to its concentration of high-end designers such as Tiffany, Chanel, Hermes and a lot more. This place is full of luxury goods with an endless selection located right in the heart of the city and steps away from Yonge and Bloor.

Byward Market, Ottawa:

Located in one of Ottawa’s oldest buildings in the heart of the city’s central core, Byward Market Square offers an electric selection of grocery items and prepared meals as well as specialties and artisan boutiques of hand-crafted clothes, jewellery and souvenirs.

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Kensington Market, Toronto:

Kensington Market is a favourite area in Toronto. Kensington Market is a great place to escape from high-rise apartments and department stores. Kensington Market, next to Chinatown, is home to a wide variety of retro shops, cheap and used clothing stores, cool cafes, furniture stores, great restaurants, and ethnic and organic produce stores.




Winners offer designer labels at up to 60 percent off regular prices, much like TJ Maxx in the U.S. There is a lot of sorting and searching required in large stores, but the payoff usually justifies the effort. 

In addition, Winners has locations throughout the province of Ontario,  which makes it an easy addition to your shopping trip.

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Hudson Bay Company:

Hudson Bay is Canada’s oldest corporation has several different store chains in Ontario and thousands across other provinces. The flagship store is right across from the Toronto Eaton Centre. 

Hudson  Bay is a good old-fashioned department store, complete with everything from clothes to household items, and particularly famous for its Hudson’s Bay Blanket, sold for more than two centuries.

Published on HOLR Magazine.