Toronto—Dispatch Coffee, 390 Bay Street, Financial District. Also in Montreal. Woman empowered. Responsibly traded coffee.
Quebec City—False/Faux Mouvement, 70 Boulevard Champlain. It’s a coffee house, a clothes shop specializing in running gear and moreover, it's just plain cool. Whitehorse—Baked Café + Bakery, 108-100 Main Street. Downtown. Near the river. Yukon locals rave about just about everything in this cozy café.
Churchill—Lazy Bear Café, 313 Kelsey Blvd. Near Hudson Bay. Lodge setting. Hot coffee is gold up here.