Canada Games Company

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Canada Games was a Canadian games manufacturing company, originally based in Brampton, Ontario, before moving to nearby Concord. Its slogan was "The Best in Fun from Canada Games."

It's notable that despite being a far smaller company than its American competition, the Canada Games Company was able to remain a force in the market for many years.

Its products included toys, board games and puzzles, particularly those related to popular movies and television shows.

The company's most popular item was Pogs. With the end of the Pogs fad, Canada Games went out of business in 1997.

Canada Games in its 14 year history produced a large number of items still commonly found on store shelves especially in smaller towns. They were aggressive in getting licensing rights for Canada for certain items and appeared to have taken over other companies as they progressed.

Games[edit]

  • Tye Dye Teddy
  • Pogs
  • Zeddy Jigsaw Puzzles
  • VCR Hockey Night in Canada
  • CFL Canadian Armchair Football
  • InQUIZitive
  • Gotta Second
  • How to Host a Murder - Class of '54 (or "The Return of Rock N. Roley")
  • Rummoli
  • Disney Story-Boards
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Gigantik Game
  • Balderdash
  • Biker Mice From Mars
  • Jabberwocky
  • Trivia Challenge
  • Beyond the Grave (An Evening of Murder Party Game)
  • Traveler Safari (How to host a Scavenger Hunt)
  • Modern Backgammon
  • Batman: The Animated Series Gigantik Crime Wave Game

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Jigsaw Puzzles[edit]

Alexander Young Jackson: Church at St.Urbain, 1931
Thomas John Thomson: Afternoon, Algonquin Park, 1914
James Edward Hervey MacDonald: Forest Wilderness, 1921
Alfred Joseph Casson: White Pine, 1957

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