10 Small Canadian Businesses To Support

As always, to celebrate Canada Day, I would love to introduce you to (if you don’t know them already) 10 small Canadian businesses to support right now! 🙂

Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

1. Kate Austin Designs

Kate Austin makes (ethically and sustainably) casual comfort, fun and original clothing and accessories for women. Her original print designs are like art you can wear every day! Kate’s line is all fair-trade, block-printed with earth friendly dyes on beautiful organic cotton, linen and silk. Her collection is designed in Toronto, Canada and made in Toronto, Peru and India. She works with traditional artisans around the world to ensure the highest quality and craftspersonship.

2. LODGE Soy Candles By Angela DeMontigny

Angela DeMontigny is an internationally-renowned, Indigenous Canadian artist and designer. She is known for her extraordinary soy candle collection. The gorgeous and intoxicating scents designed by her have become a necessity for the home, office, and cottage. They are the ultimate in sustainable luxury – soy candles in keeping with DeMontigny’s native heritage – that are all natural, infused with essential oils that provide a positive and relaxing environment for the senses.

3. Hernest Project

Hernest Project makes comfortable loungewear and sleepwear for women. All ethically made using premium, sustainable fabrics and no toxins. “Hernest is “her” and “nest” combined. To capture the intention of the brand. Creating a new category of sleep and lounge essentials, elevated in style, reflective of our modern “nest” while speaking to a feminine esthetic.”

4. Tofino Towel Co

Their towels & blankets are crafted to be equally suited for outdoor and indoor use. They are designed in British Columbia, Canada. They believe in a sustainable approach to fashion and that choosing the right products starts with choosing the right materials. They work directly with various fair-trade artisan makers from around the globe to create high quality multipurpose products that allow you to do more so you can own less.

5. Daub + Design

Handmade and sustainable activewear and everyday wear proudly designed and manufactured in Canada. They work in small production runs and in our signature limited edition prints, all made exclusively by the Creative Director, Lexi Soukoreff. Their activewear is made to move with you and their everyday, conscious basics are designed to pair perfectly.  They believe in ethical manufacturing, paying fair wages and safe working conditions.

6. Canadian Down & Feather Company

Canadian manufacturer of down, feather, and down alternative bedding products that sell top-quality duvets, pillows, and mattress toppers through their online store and to national and independent retailers, hotels, and interior design professionals. They are passionate about innovative, smart design and environmentally-conscious production.

7. Blues Boutique

It is a mama made small shop located in Prince Edward Island, Canada, who takes pride in creating adorable and quality items for you and your children to love for years to come. You can find here lots of beautiful bows, scrunchies, pigtail bows, headbands and more.

8. Equator Coffee Roasters

Equator Coffee Roasters specializes in roasting, delivering, and serving fresh, fair trade, organic coffee. In August of 2019, they became a Certifed B Corporation, which means that they meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

9. Tonica Kombucha Tea

Tonica Kombucha was created by Zoey Shamai, whose inspired vision that super foods can be both healthy and delicious, infuses every bottle. It is hand crafted with organic ingredients, their smooth line of raw, authentic kombucha.

10. The Maple Box

The Maple Box is a subscription box for organic living. Every season, you can receive an Editor-curated selection of natural and organic body care, wellness, lifestyle accessories, and edible items. Always seasonally relevant, the Winter and Autumn editions are sure to get you in the cozy frame of mind, while the Spring and Summer editions will be sure to rejuvenate and enliven, inside and out.

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