Firestarters & Citronella Candles
- Made in Canada
- Hassle-free and no mess
- Eliminate the need for paper and kindling.
- Burn for 20 minutes with a 8" flame.
Eliminate the need for bug spray!
- Made in Canada
- 8oz burns for 45 hrs
- 16oz burns for 85 hrs
Meet Jennifer and Brent
A six-month backpacking trip through Africa in the early 1990s inspired the creation of Buckstone Inc. Co-owners Jennifer McNutt Bywater and Brent Bywater were blown away by the craftsmanship of the local artisans and decided to purchase a small number of products to bring back to the North Bay area. Soon after discovering these unique items, they became North Bay’s very first street vendors.
To develop a prosperous business, which will be admired and respected for its contribution to the goodwill and personal success of its employees and associates.
Our suppliers from Indonesia and other countries will receive our support and concern for their well being, with our strong regard for human rights, and the dignity which they deserve.
We will be a customer-driven company which will serve our community and encourage our employees and associates to do likewise.
Our clients will receive excellence through quality products, service, and a positive attitude.
Our expectation is, that by empowering our management team to grow, and by stimulating personal development, fostering the qualities of integrity and respect for others, a dynamic and successful organization will result.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 1998, Northern Ontario Business Awards
Business of the Year Award, 1998, North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce
Most Influential Women of Northern Ontario, 1999, Northern Ontario Business Awards
Top Women Owned Companies in Northern Ontario, 2002
Nominated - Canadian Woman Business of the Year Award, 2004 & 2007
Ontario Global Trader’s Award, Northern Ontario Region, Gold Award for Partnership for Excellence in Exporting, 2005
Ontario Global Trader’s Award, Provincial Award, for Partnership for Excellence in Exporting, 2005
Numerous articles written about Buckstone Inc. & our various businesses in the Toronto Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, North Bay Nugget
Appearances on Breakfast Television, Global, MCTV