About Us

A Division of OCanadaGear


Welcome to OCanadaGear – where passion meets performance, and adventure is stitched into every thread. At the heart of our story is a dedication to quality, a commitment to Canadian spirit, and a touch of personalized expertise brought to you by our founder, Joe Nykoluk, affectionately known as JO'Canada.

Our Journey

Ocanada Gear was born from a deep love for the Great White North and a desire to create gear that embodies the essence of Canada's rugged landscapes and diverse cultures. Established in 1995, our journey began with a simple yet profound idea: to craft premium outdoor gear that not only withstands the elements but also celebrates the adventurous spirit that defines us as Canadians.

Meet JO'Canada - A Canadian Icon

At the helm of OCanadaGear is Joe Nykoluk, a true Canadian icon with a passion for the outdoors and a lifetime of experience in crafting high-performance gear. Known affectionately as JO'Canada, Joe's journey is intertwined with the very fabric of OCanadaGear. Born and raised in the heart of the Rockies, Joe's connection to the wilderness runs deep, and it reflects in every product we create.

Our Commitment to Quality

OCanadaGear is more than just a brand; it's a commitment to excellence. From the inception of an idea to the final stitch, our team, led by JO'Canada, meticulously crafts each product to meet the highest standards of quality and durability. We source premium materials that withstand the harshest conditions, ensuring that your gear is as resilient as the landscapes you explore.

Embracing Canadian Diversity

Canada is a mosaic of cultures and landscapes, and our gear reflects this rich diversity. From the peaks of the Rockies to the coastal shores, OCanadaGear is designed to accompany you on every adventure. We embrace the multicultural tapestry of Canada, infusing it into the design and functionality of each product, making gear that feels like a companion on your journey.

Join the OCanadaGear Community

Beyond crafting exceptional gear, OCanadaGear is about building a community of like-minded adventurers. Whether you're a seasoned explorer or a weekend wanderer, we invite you to join our community. Share your stories, swap tips, and become a part of the OCanadaGear family. Together, we celebrate the beauty of the Canadian outdoors and the unyielding spirit that defines us.

In every stitch, in every story, OCanadaGear is more than a brand – it's a testament to the enduring spirit of adventure that defines our great nation. Join us as we continue to explore, create, and inspire on this incredible journey through the heart of Canada.

Adventure Awaits, JO'Canada