13 things you need to take your backyard BBQ to the next level

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These Canadian Tire grilling essentials will take your BBQ to the next level. (Getty Images)
These Canadian Tire grilling essentials will take your BBQ to the next level. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

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Summer may be winding down, but that doesn't mean you can't still take advantage of grilling season.

If you're hoping to take your BBQ game to the next level, Canadian Tire's selection of barbecues and accessories has everything you'd need to get started. From the best grills around to great food storage solutions, it's never been easier to elevate your grilling game.

Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best BBQ finds from Canadian Tire, which are sure to have you feeling like a grillmaster in no time. And the best part is, these essentials start at just $11.

COOKINA Rectangular Shaped Reusable Gill/Grilling Mat

COOKINA Rectangular Shaped Reusable Gill/Grilling Mat. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
COOKINA Rectangular Shaped Reusable Gill/Grilling Mat. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Ditch the aluminum foil for good with this reusable grilling mat that's safe for temperatures up to 550F (288C). This mat's nonstick surface makes it ideal for healthy meals, as there is no need to use butter, oils or sprays.

$13 at Canadian Tire

Weber Spirit E-310 3-Burner Propane Gas BBQ Grill

Weber Spirit E-310 3-Burner Propane Gas BBQ Grill. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Weber Spirit E-310 3-Burner Propane Gas BBQ Grill. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Thousands of shoppers swear by this propane grill, which has racked up a 4.6-star average rating. "The best grill I ever owned, hands down," shared one reviewer.

$800 at Canadian Tire

PADERNO Signature Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Panini & Burger Grill Press

PADERNO Signature Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Panini & Burger Grill Press. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
PADERNO Signature Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Panini & Burger Grill Press. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Go beyond standard burgers and hotdogs to create delicious dishes with this multipurpose cast iron grill press. Cook gourmet burgers, paninis and more that the whole family will love.

$20 at Canadian Tire

Coleman Cookout Outdoor 4-Burner Propane Gas Stainless Steel Griddle

Coleman Cookout Outdoor 4-Burner Propane Gas Stainless Steel Griddle. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Coleman Cookout Outdoor 4-Burner Propane Gas Stainless Steel Griddle. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

If you thought that breakfast wasn't compatible with grilling, this outdoor propane griddle is here to prove you wrong. Cook just about anything on this flat-top grill with 3.8 sq.ft of total cooking surface.

$580 at Canadian Tire

MASTER Chef BBQ Toolset, 3-pc

MASTER Chef BBQ Toolset, 3-pc.(Photo via Canadian Tire)
MASTER Chef BBQ Toolset, 3-pc. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

This affordable set of essential grilling tools includes a 3-in-1 spatula, tongs and a grill brush with scraper. All three are made with durable stainless steel construction to last through season after season.

$17 at Canadian Tire

Vida By PADERNO Portable Outdoor Pizza Oven

Vida By PADERNO Portable Outdoor Pizza Oven. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Vida By PADERNO Portable Outdoor Pizza Oven. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Nothing says fun quite like a pizza party, and this portable outdoor oven transforms your backyard into the hottest spot in town. It cooks crispy, restaurant quality pizza in only five minutes and a built-in lazy susan pizza stone helps get the perfect cook on all sides.

$380 $480 at Canadian Tire

MASTER Chef Stainless Steel Marinade Meat Injector Syringe

MASTER Chef Stainless Steel Marinade Meat Injector Syringe. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
MASTER Chef Stainless Steel Marinade Meat Injector Syringe. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Add an extra dose of flavour to your grilled meats with this marinade injector. The syringe holds up to 60 mL of marinade and works to season meats from the inside out.

$11 at Canadian Tire

Weber Master-Touch 22-In Charcoal Kettle BBQ Grill

Weber Master-Touch 22-In Charcoal Kettle BBQ Grill. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Weber Master-Touch 22-In Charcoal Kettle BBQ Grill. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

This bestselling charcoal grill is a customer favourite for a reason. It's been called "easy to use and practical" as it works well for both direct and indirect cooking.

$360 at Canadian Tire

CANVAS Skyline Steel & Aluminum Frame Outdoor Patio Hard-Top Grill Gazebo

CANVAS Skyline Steel & Aluminum Frame Outdoor Patio Hard-Top Grill Gazebo. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
CANVAS Skyline Steel & Aluminum Frame Outdoor Patio Hard-Top Grill Gazebo. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Stay protected from the sun and the rain with the help of this grill gazebo. Crafted from a durable, powder-coated steel and aluminum frame, it's both rust and scratch-resistant.

$900 at Canadian Tire

Weber iGrill 2 Bluetooth BBQ Food& Meat Thermometer

Weber iGrill 2 Bluetooth® BBQ Food& Meat Thermometer. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Weber iGrill 2 Bluetooth® BBQ Food& Meat Thermometer. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Never worry about over- or undercooked meat again with the help of this Bluetooth thermometer. The digital temperature read connects to the two meat probes, which can be used at temperatures of up to 380 ̊C (716 ̊F).

$150 at Canadian Tire

Coleman Zip2Fit All-Weather BBQ Grill Cover

Coleman Zip2Fit All-Weather BBQ Grill Cover. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Coleman Zip2Fit All-Weather BBQ Grill Cover. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Protect your grill from the elements with this expandable all-weather cover. This unique design fits barbeques from 54" to 62" (137 to 157.5 cm) wide, including Coleman Revolution 3 and 4 Burner BBQs.

$90 at Canadian Tire

Dyna-Glo Compact 2-In-1 Charcoal Bullet Smoker & Portable BBQ Grill

Dyna-Glo Compact 2-In-1 Charcoal Bullet Smoker & Portable BBQ Grill. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Dyna-Glo Compact 2-In-1 Charcoal Bullet Smoker & Portable BBQ Grill. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

This versatile cooker combines the benefits of a smoker and grill in one. A removable middle section converts the smoker into a portable charcoal grill, with "Smoke Zone" and "Grill Zone" indicators for the best results.

$180 at Canadian Tire

Vermont Castings Canvas & Leather BBQ Grill Apron

Vermont Castings Canvas & Leather BBQ Grill Apron. (Photo via Canadian Tire)
Vermont Castings Canvas & Leather BBQ Grill Apron. (Photo via Canadian Tire)

Stay safe from splatters and messes while you cook! This canvas and leather apron has a large surface area, and durable pockets to store your tools.

$72 at Canadian Tire

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