Here’s a shortcut to saving time and money: Look for the Product of the Year seal, which is your cue to purchase with confidence. Each year, Product of the Year Canada accepts new entries from the makers of newly launched products that exhibit first-rate quality and innovation in function, packaging or design. A jury of industry experts selects the finalists, which are then evaluated by 7.000 Canadian consumers. This year, 36 items were awarded the coveted Product of the Year seal. Here are eight of these exception products.