Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chris Hadfield button

Chris Hadfield was born in Ontario, and is both the first Canadian to walk in space as well as the first Commander of the International Space Station.

This custom button is perfect for a one of a kind Canadian hero!

If you want to make your own pin-back buttons to celebrate a hero in your life, buy local and both save money as well as support the local economy – Canadian Button Makers.

Bicycle Buttons / Carfree Buttons

Check out these bicycle buttons, made by Canadian Button Makers

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These bicycle pin-back buttons are perfect for putting on your bike vest. Pinback buttons are sturdy in all sorts of weather, and are unlikely to fall off.

Watch these Canadians amazing journey cross country by bike (Warning for language (“f”-word))

Canadian Buttons

Show your Canadian Pride on your heart with a pin-back button of the Canadian flag!

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You can make almost anything out of pinback buttons. This flag was made by combining different pin-back buttons with the Canadian maple leaf.

You can purchase a button maker or supplies for your button maker from Canadian Button Makers, to make your own custom Canadian buttons. Want a pre-made pin-back button? Here is a pinback button of the Canadian flag.

Lego buttons

Lego was originally from Denmark, but it has been in Canada for decades and recently a Lego Discovery Centre opened in Ontario.

To commemorate the first Canadian Lego centre, as well as the first Canadian to be the Commander of the International Space Station (Chris Hadfield), here are a couple buttons:

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Lego buttons. The pin-back button on the left shows the Lego Space logo.

Did you know that Lego has been in outer space? The parts that were in space returned last week.

Ottawa Buttons

We are ending our cross-country look at Canadian buttons in the capital of the nation!

Ottawa pins

Show your Canadian spirit with some pin-back buttons. These pinback buttons are a great way to be patriotic every day!

I really like the photo buttons of various Ottawa landmarks, and the square buttons have a nice look to them.

Do you want to show your Canadian pride by making some custom buttons? You can purchase a button maker from Canadian Button Makers, a 100% Canadian company!

This is only part of an amazing showcase of Canadian history. You can see The Mosaika Sound and Light Show this summer (July 10th to September 7th) on Parliament Hill.

April Fools Buttons

We were going to bring you the last installment of Canadian Buttons but – April Fools!

It might not be wise to wear the "I survived" April Fools pin-back button until after the day is done! In fact, it might be better not to wear any April Fools pinback button on April Fools Day!

It might not be wise to wear the “I survived” April Fools pin-back button until after the day is done! In fact, it might be better not to wear any April Fools pinback button on April Fools Day!

Wouldn’t it be perfect to wear an April Fools Day button the day after April Fools? If someone tries to play a trick on you, thinking it’s still April 1st, you can show them who the real trickster is! Make your own custom button with your button maker.

Check back tomorrow for the last Canadian Buttons entry. If you think this is an April Fool – come here tomorrow and find out!