Happy Canada Day, Canada!
Canadians might be famous for being extra polite and for loving maple syrup, but they’re also famous for their sin.
Here’s a list of sin stocks that are somehow connected to Canada:
Big Rock Brewery (BR)
This is a truly Canadian brand (and damn good beer, IMO), brewed in Calgary Alberta (Alberta is the Texas of Canada). Their Grasshopper Wheat Ale is probably my favorite… uh “favourite”… of the beers I’ve sampled from them.
Molson Coors (TAP)
The Molson of Molson-Coors is a beloved Canadian brand of beer. And by “beloved” I mean: “I drank so much of it that I still pee pure Molson beer.”
Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD)
Anheuser-Busch is an international company and its symbol (BUD) doesn’t get much more American. But Anheuser-Busch owns the Kokanee brand of beer, which is a pretty big beer in Canada (based out of British Columbia… the Washington State of Canada).
This is another non-Canadian brand that owns or makes something sinfully Canadian. In this case: Canadian Mist whiskey, which is distilled in Canada and enjoyed everywhere (except maybe Scotland because I can’t imagine that they’d want to drink anything but their own scotch whiskey).
You might be more familiar with this company’s previous name, Beam Inc (BEAM). Beam sold to Suntory in 2014. This company makes a ton of international spirit brands including Canadian Club whiskey, which is the Canadianest whiskey ever. Ask any Canadian and they’ll tell you a funny story about drinking Canadian Club during their teenage years.
Tweed Marijuana (TWD)
Tweed Marijuana is a publicly traded supplier of pot. What more do I need to say about that? I think the pot helps to fuel the poutine sales.
Amaya Inc (AYA)
Amaya is a online gaming company operating and trading in Canada. They own PokerStars and FullTilt Poker among other gaming brands.
Great Canadian Gaming Company (GC)
With a name like that, you KNOW they’re Canadian. This company owns a bunch of casinos in Canada and the US.