The Canadian cannabis market has experienced one of its most important yet challenging years. On one hand, you have an explosion of new products, cultivars, innovations, and brands across the country. On the other hand, we’ve seen more contraction and closures over the past 365 days than any year prior since legalization. Those LPs and brands still blazing trails and taking risks in 2023 have proven themselves to be determined and worthy of their spot in the market. Let’s take a look at 5 of the top brands who have continued to push the envelope forward and forge meaningful connections with consumers through thoughtful branding, advertising and marketing. Here are this year’s 2023 finalists for LP Brand of The Year in Canada.

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Roilty is the flagship “house brand” of Cannmart, who is also partnered with other popular brands including Lot420, Rilaxe, Apothecary Labs and Zest Cannabis. Roilty is primarily a cannabis concentrate brand based in Toronto, Ontario. The brand was created by “legacy enthusiast hearts & hands” who are always seeking the next best thing in cannabis extraction. That is why Roility is dedicated to offering rotating strains with unique terpene profiles.The company leverages a gentle extraction method, preserving these precious terpenes and elevating the taste, aroma and experience for consumers. Known for products such as their flavourful 510 vape cartridges, 2-pack multi-strain shatter and live resin offerings and terpy sugar wax – Roilty sets the standard for cannabis concentrate brands in Canada. Roilty boasts over 4000 followers on Instagram and frequently posts visually-appealing graphics depicting the flavour and effects of their quality offerings.

Reef Organic

As Canada’s first Clean Green Certified producer, Reef Organics’ commitment to producing top-shelf craft cultivars, grown sustainably, runs deep. The brand prioritizes organic cultivation methods, ensuring their cannabis products are free from harmful chemicals and pesticides. Their unique cultivation process utilizes a combination of organic living soil made in Nova Scotia, and nutrient-rich water provided by 800+ living koi fish. This sustainable operation provides all the nutrients the plants need, with less energy and water consumption compared to traditional indoor cultivation. This allows Reef to offer “heavy hitters with a light footprint” – alluding to the potency of their products and the eco-friendliness of their processes. Reef is known for unique and sought-after strains such as SanG, CBD Charlotte’s Angel, Atlantic Glue and more. The brand also offers a variety of CBD and THC gummy edible products. Reef’s unique brand positioning and commitment to quality has earned them one of the top 5 spots in this year’s Brand of The Year category in Canada.


Phant is a long-standing legacy cannabis brand from British Columbia that transitioned to the legal market in 2022. The brand has made a huge comeback, making waves for its pure high potency THCA Diamonds, highly potent 510 vape cartridges and smooth-burning diamond-infused pre-rolls. The backbone of all of Phant’s products and brandings are the highly coveted THC diamonds. These “diamond mining specialists” use refined and sustainable techniques to produce highly potent concentrate and infused products. Phant is one of “The Original” cannabis brands in Canada and now they are back with a vengeance, earning themselves one of the top 5 spots in the LP Brand of the Year category.


Tribal is the flagship brand from one of Canada’s top Licensed Producers, Cannara. Tribal delivers uncompromised premium quality cannabis targeted at connoisseurs and those with a deep relationship with the plant. The brand offers top shelf terpene-rich products for an affordable price. Tribal boasts a line-up of unique and proprietary strains including Gelato Mint, Cuban Linx and Galactic Rntz. Their premium product line-up includes dried flower, 510 vape cartridges, dabbable concentrates and more. The brand has partnered with ARK to offer a premium branded vape battery as well. Tribal is grown in Quebec but is a popular name across the country. The brand is colorful but clearly designed for connoisseurs who are looking for advanced information about cultivation techniques and unique cultivars. Tribal has undoubtedly earned their spot as one of Canada’s top legal cannabis brands in 2023.


BOXHOT is the flagship brand presented by Motif Labs that is focused on quality 2.0 products including vapes, infused blunts, concentrates, edibles, beverages, and oils. The brand consistently demonstrates innovation, cutting-edge technology, and a commitment to customer satisfaction. The brand’s architects thoughtfully concoct strain specific botanical terpene profiles that are made to replicate the flavor of live flowers with a twist. BOXHOT’s relentless innovation has earned them a spot as one of the top 5 finalists in this year’s LP brand of the year category.

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Last Updated on December 6, 2023 by ADCANN



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